There are 5 ways to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Kalispell (FCA) to Salt Lake City (SLC) FCA - SLC

$238 - $465

Cheapest option

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID 732
  3. Take the bus from Boise, Id to Salt Lake City, Ut

$128 - $323

3 alternative options

Train  •  46 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Whitefish Amtrak to Portland Union Station
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak

$281 - $800

Drive  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Whitefish to Salt Lake City 651.1 miles

$60 - $95

Train, bus, shuttle  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Whitefish Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls, ID to Salt Lake City, UT

$151 - $266

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The cheapest way to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $230 - $470 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitefish to Salt Lake City. However, there are services departing from Whitefish Amtrak and arriving at Salt Lake City Amtrak via Portland Union Station and Sacramento Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 40 min.

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The distance between Whitefish and Salt Lake City is 545 miles. The road distance is 651.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 23 h 9 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City is to fly which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $230 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $280 - $800 and takes 46 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Kalispell Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 37 min.

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Whitefish to Salt Lake City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Salt Lake City Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitefish to Salt Lake City is 651 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to drive from Whitefish to Salt Lake City.

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Delta offers flights from Kalispell Airport to Salt Lake City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City.
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  • Distance: 545.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Whitefish, MT, USA and Salt Lake City, UT, USA?

Delta flies from Whitefish to Salt Lake City 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Whitefish to Salt Lake City via Portland Union Station and Sacramento Amtrak in around 46 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalispell to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Whitefish Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Whitefish Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
Train from Portland Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 56 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 Whitefish Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boise, Id to Salt Lake City, Ut
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Toole County
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Idaho Falls, ID to Salt Lake City, UT
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com

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