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Routes113
Trips per day306
bus lines4
Stations4
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About 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

As part of the Salt Lake Central Station complex, the bus terminal located at the corner of 300 S and 600 W serves intercity bus travel on Jefferson Lines and Amtrak Thruway buses. In the greater Central Station area, you can connect to Amtrak trains and local UTA public transit. The station is a comfortable stop along your journey, with waiting rooms, restrooms, and clear signage to direct you to the appropriate bus stop. Downtown Salt Lake City is only a few blocks away, and it is easy to access the Salt Lake City International Airport on the TRAX commuter rail. From the bus terminal, you can travel to such destinations as Denver, Boise, or Portland.

Popular bus stations in Salt Lake City:

  • Salt Lake City Airport

  • 60 N Temple

  • Bus Terminal - 300 S 600 W

  • SLC Int'l Airport

What bus companies travel to Salt Lake City, Utah?

Located in Utah, Salt Lake City is accessible by bus from 113 other cities. You can choose from 306 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Salt Lake City on Wanderu. FlixBus US usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Salt Lake City are also available.

Bus companies serving Salt Lake City

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines681d 12h 17m$219.90
FlixBus US294h 43m$53.79
Salt Lake Express246h 33m$76.81
Amtrak Thruway114h 9m$114.20
  • Jefferson Lines

    Jefferson Lines

    Jefferson Lines is a well-established intercity bus company with service to some of the Midwest’s top travel destinations. As one of the United States’ largest bus service providers, Jefferson Lines is beloved by students, commuters, and vacationers in America’s heartland. Travel with Jefferson Lines is comfortable thanks to reclining seats, individual climate controls, restrooms, and free WiFi. You can even check the status of your trip with their bus tracker tool.

  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment.

  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Salt Lake City?

$4.99 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Salt Lake City, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Salt Lake City. In the last month, buses from Draper to Salt Lake City had the lowest average price at $14.00.

Where is the bus station in Salt Lake City, UT?

The busiest bus station in Salt Lake City is Salt Lake City Airport. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Salt Lake City are:

  • Salt Lake City Airport
  • 60 N Temple
  • Bus Terminal - 300 S 600 W

Which bus carrier has the best service to Salt Lake City?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Salt Lake City by bus with Greyhound giving them a 3.8 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Greyhound had the most comfortable bus service to Salt Lake City taking into account the seats and amenities that Greyhound offers. They rate Greyhound a 3.7 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Salt Lake City punctually, travelers suggest that Greyhound has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Salt Lake City, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Salt Lake City, UT?

The closest airport to Salt Lake City is Salt Lake City Intl Airport (SLC), it is located 5 miles from the city center of Salt Lake City.

Is Salt Lake City a popular bus travel destination?

Salt Lake City ranks number 18 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 746 in United States. Salt Lake City has the most bus connections in the region. There are 148 bus schedules arriving in Salt Lake City each day.

What is the population of Salt Lake City?

The population of Salt Lake City is 192672. Salt Lake City ranks number 2 in terms of population in Utah and number 242 in all of United States.

How much do bus tickets to Salt Lake City cost?

Bus tickets to Salt Lake City range from $5 for a short trip to Salt Lake City, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Salt Lake City starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Salt Lake City can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $35 .

What type of traveler does Salt Lake City attract?

People who take the bus to Salt Lake City are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to Salt Lake City easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Salt Lake City?

The closest bus station to the city center of Salt Lake City is 60 N Temple, located just 0.8 miles away. Select 60 N Temple as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Salt Lake City. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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