There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Salt Lake City by plane, train, 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 from Reagan Washington  •  6 h 28 min

  1. DCA - SLC

$133 - $393

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. BWI - SLC

$236 - $560

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  7 h 19 min

  1. IAD - SLC

$179 - $560

Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Capitol Limited
  2. California Zephyr

$309 - $905

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

$222 - $569

Bus, train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. 4447
  2. California Zephyr

$278 - $792

Drive  •  32 h 34 min

  1. 2090.4 miles

$200 - $300

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Washington to Salt Lake City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Salt Lake City via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Covington
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Salt Lake City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$300 - $390
Bus from Denver, Co to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
21 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Salt Lake City is 2964 km. The road distance is 3345 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $130 - $400 and takes 6 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 6 h 28 min and costs $130 - $400.

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Salt Lake City, Ut via Harrisburg, Pa and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Washington to Salt Lake City, including transfers.