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Salt Lake City-New York Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Salt Lake City to New York?

Lowest Price$249.82
Fastest Train58h 52m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salt Lake City to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City to New York?

In the last month, $286.15 was the average price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City, UT to New York, NY. Given how far apart Salt Lake City and New York are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $201.97 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Salt Lake City to New York?

The distance between Salt Lake City and New York is approximately 1968 miles, or 3167 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 62 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 58 hours and 52 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Salt Lake City to New York are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Salt Lake City at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Salt Lake City to New York?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Salt Lake City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salt Lake City to New York for $215.58.

Which train should you take from Salt Lake City to New York?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Salt Lake City, Utah to New York, New York. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak62d 14h 22m$333.62

Amtrak train tickets from Salt Lake City to New York start from $250, and on average cost $334. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in Salt Lake City leaves from 340 S 600 W, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station, From Salt Lake City to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 62 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 58 hours and 52 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $373 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

There is one train station in Salt Lake City:

  • 340 S 600 W

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Salt Lake City to New York

Average prices by travel date

$304$203$101SepSep

Monthly average prices

$380$304$228$152$76AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$412$330$247$165$823020100

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