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

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Fly  •  2h 46m

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

$238 - $465

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19h 24m

  1. Take the bus from North Valley Hospital to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT
  3. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
  4. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  5. Take the bus from Idaho Falls to Salt Lake City, UT

$121 - $168

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23h 29m

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

$141 - $207

Train  •  46h 40m

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

$216 - $309

Drive  •  10h 39m

  1. Drive from Whitefish to Salt Lake City 651.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City is to fly which costs $230 - $470 and takes 2h 46m.

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

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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 bus which takes 19h 24m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m 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 2h 46m and costs $230 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $170 and takes 19h 24m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $310 and takes 46h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Kalispell Airport to Salt Lake City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 46m.

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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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Map of how to get from Whitefish to Salt Lake City.
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  • Distance: 545.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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 bus from Whitefish to Salt Lake City via North Valley Hospital, Shelby Amtrak, Great Falls, MT, Butte, MT, and Idaho Falls in around 19h 24m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalispell to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Whitefish Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Train from Whitefish Amtrak Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
13h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Train from Portland Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Northern Transit Interlocal
Phone
+1 406-470-0727
Website
northern.rural-transit.com
Bus from North Valley Hospital to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
toolecountymt.gov
Bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
toolecountymt.gov
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Great Falls, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Idaho Falls to Salt Lake City, UT
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boise, ID to Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitefish to Salt Lake City is 651 miles. It takes approximately 10h 39m 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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There are 263+ hotels available in Salt Lake City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Whitefish to Kalispell Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $35 - $45.

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