There are 12 ways to get from Utah to California by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly St George to Los Angeles  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Fly from St George (SGU) to Los Angeles (LAX) SGU - LAX

$136 - $636

Cheapest option

Bus Tufesa  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Las Vegas Tufesa
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas to Downtown Los Angeles Tufesa / ...

$44 - $122

10 alternative options

Fly Salt Lake City to San Diego  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Diego (SAN) SLC - SAN

$74 - $296

Fly Salt Lake City to San Jose  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Jose (SJC) SLC - SJC

$76 - $206

Fly Salt Lake City to Long Beach  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Long Beach (LGB) SLC - LGB

$70 - $234

Fly Salt Lake City to Sacramento  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Sacramento (SMF) SLC - SMF

$80 - $304

Fly Salt Lake City to Fresno  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Fresno (FAT) SLC - FAT

$144 - $764

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv 6053
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 6023

$75 - $190

Bus via El Monte, Ca  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv 6053
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to El Monte, Ca 6005

$74 - $192

Train  •  31 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$182 - $514

Night bus, bus  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$83 - $200

Drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles 694.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Utah to California is to bus which costs $40 - $130 and takes 16 h 20 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Utah to California is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 2 h 10 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Utah to California. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Main & 1st via Las Vegas, Nv and Main & 6th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 33 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Utah to California station. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Sacramento Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 8 min.

More details

The distance between Utah and California is 429 miles. The road distance is 694.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Utah to California without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 33 min and costs $75 - $190.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Utah to California, including transfers.

More details

Utah to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

More details

Utah to California train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salt Lake City Amtrak station.

More details

The best way to get from Utah to California is to fly which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $130 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 14 h 33 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 31 h 8 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Utah to California.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 429 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Utah, USA and California, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from St. George to Los Angeles twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles via Las Vegas, Nv, Los Angls Amtrak, Ca, and Main & 6th in around 14 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St George to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Fresno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St George to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to El Monte, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Plus
$26 - $40
Platinum
$40 - $50
Ejecutivo
$45 - $65
Bus from Las Vegas to Downtown Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Plus
$18 - $27
Platinum
$28 - $40
Ejecutivo
$30 - $45

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.