Salt Lake City to Pocatello bus

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Salt Lake City - Pocatello Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 42 intercity buses per day from Salt Lake City to Pocatello. Traveling by bus from Salt Lake City to Pocatello usually takes around 4 hours and 27 minutes, but the fastest Salt Lake Express bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance148 mi (238 km)
Shortest duration2h 55m
Cheapest price$60.13
Trips per day18
Most frequent serviceSalt Lake Express
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Salt Lake City to Pocatello?

Bus tickets for a trip from Salt Lake City to Pocatello cost $61.04 on average. Consider it a bargain when you can snag tickets for less than $61.04. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Salt Lake City to Pocatello, mark your calendar for October. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $60. However, taking the bus from Salt Lake City to Pocatello during May is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $65. The best way to find deals on a trip in May is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Salt Lake City to Pocatello?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Salt Lake City to Pocatello. Salt Lake Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Salt Lake Express424h 27m$61.35
  • Book Salt Lake Express from Salt Lake City to Pocatello from $60. There are 42 trips per day offered by Salt Lake Express from Salt Lake City to Pocatello and you can expect on average to pay for a Salt Lake Express ticket to Pocatello. In Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Express departs to Pocatello from Salt Lk City (Downtown) and 2 other stations. In Pocatello, Salt Lake Express arrives at Red Lion Exit 71 and one other station.

    An average trip on Salt Lake Express from Salt Lake City to Pocatello takes 4 hours and 27 minutes , while the fastest available Salt Lake Express trip will get you to Pocatello in 2 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, Salt Lake Express offers 36 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Pocatello.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 27 minutes to cover the 148 miles from Salt Lake City to Pocatello. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 55 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

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

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

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Salt Lake City to Pocatello, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 42 scheduled buses that travel from Salt Lake City to Pocatello every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 18 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

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 Salt Lake City?

Main departure station: Salt Lk City (Downtown)

Buses to Pocatello leave from 3 stations in Salt Lake City.

All bus stations in Salt Lake City:

  • Salt Lk City (Downtown)

  • 300 South 600 West

  • SLC Int'l Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Pocatello?

Main arrival station: Red Lion Exit 71

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Pocatello.

All bus stations in Pocatello:

  • Red Lion Exit 71

  • 5815 S 5th Ave

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