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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Boise to Salt Lake City. Traveling by bus from Boise to Salt Lake City usually takes around 7 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest Salt Lake Express bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance297 mi (477 km)
Shortest duration7h 10m
Cheapest price$154.31
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceSalt Lake Express
Bus lines1

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What bus companies travel from Boise to Salt Lake City?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Boise to Salt Lake City. Salt Lake Express is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Salt Lake Express27h 17m$154.31
  • Salt Lake Express

    Salt Lake Express

    Book Salt Lake Express from Boise to Salt Lake City from $154. There are 2 Salt Lake Express schedules from Boise to Salt Lake City and you can expect on average to pay for a Salt Lake Express ticket to Salt Lake City. In Boise, Salt Lake Express departs to Salt Lake City from Boise Airport and no other station. In Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Express arrives at SLC Int'l Airport and no other station.

    An average trip on Salt Lake Express from Boise to Salt Lake City takes 7 hours and 17 minutes , while the fastest available Salt Lake Express trip will get you to Salt Lake City in 7 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Salt Lake Express offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Salt Lake City.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boise to Salt Lake City during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Boise to Salt Lake City?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 477 kilometers from Boise to Salt Lake City. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boise?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boise to Salt Lake City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Boise to Salt Lake City. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boise to Salt Lake City; ticket prices start at $315.33.

City Information

Salt Lake City

A city shrouded in a mystical veil to most visitors, Salt Lake City stands among one of the most culturally unique destinations in the U.S. Salt Lake City offers tourists a unique chance to learn more about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and Temple Square is the best place to do so. Housing the Salt Lake Temple along with other significant historic buildings, the square will take you back to the earliest days of the city, immersing you in a unique cultural experience. While here, don’t miss out on the chance to visit the Great Salt Lake itself and to dive into its cool and refreshing water.

Salt Lake City features a diverse food scene, with Mexican food receiving a lot of attention. Those who wish to enjoy the best Mexican dishes in town could try Red Iguana. For travelers who are simply looking for the best burgers, Crown Burgers’ char-broiled patties will certainly be a great choice.

The Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub is the central transportation hub in the city. It is currently served by several rail services such as Amtrak, TRAX, and FrontRunner. Travelers can also catch Greyhound buses at the station. The Salt Lake City International Airport is the main airport for the city. Located about 4 miles west of Downtown, the airport is a major gateway to the Mountain West and the West Coast region.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Boise?

Main departure station: Boise Airport

Most buses depart from the main station in Boise.

All bus stations in Boise:

  • Boise Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Salt Lake City?

Main arrival station: SLC Int'l Airport

All buses from Boise arrive at one main station in Salt Lake City.

Bus stations in Salt Lake City:

  • SLC Int'l Airport

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