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Grand Junction-Salt Lake City Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City?

Lowest Price$42.00
Fastest Train6h 47m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City?

In the last month, $42.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Grand Junction, CO to Salt Lake City, UT. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City?

The distance between Grand Junction and Salt Lake City is approximately 212 miles, or 342 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 47 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 Grand Junction to Salt Lake City are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Grand Junction at 4:00pm and arrives in Salt Lake City around 6 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Salt Lake City with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Salt Lake City to Grand Junction. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City for $92.00.

Which train should you take from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Grand Junction, Colorado to Salt Lake City, Utah. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr16h 55m$43.60

Where is the train station in Grand Junction?

There is one train station in Grand Junction:

  • 339 S 1st St

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

Salt Lake City has one train station:

  • 340 S 600 W

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Grand Junction, CO to Salt Lake City, UT
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
July 30, 2019Solo travel
This was my first time riding on the Amtrack. The cabin space for economy riders was very spacious and I enjoyed that the seats could recline.
Bathroom maintainance (cleanliness)
Come prepared with comfortable and warm sleeping clothes, or a pillow and blanket because it gets a bit chilly in the cabin with the A/C going on throughout the night.

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