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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Kansas City to Salt Lake City?

Lowest Price$171.00
Fastest Train40h 37m
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Train Lines1
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Kansas City-Salt Lake City Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Kansas City to Salt Lake City

Average prices by travel date

$210$140$70JunJul

Monthly average prices

$250$200$150$100$50ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$275$220$165$110$553020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kansas City 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Kansas City to Salt Lake City?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $171.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Kansas City to Salt Lake City. By booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $89.00 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between Kansas City and Salt Lake City is approximately 923 miles, or 1485 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 40 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 40 hours and 37 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 Kansas City to Salt Lake City are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Tuesday 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 Kansas City at 7:00am and arrives in Salt Lake City around 40 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Kansas City to Salt Lake City?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Salt Lake City to Kansas City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Kansas City to Salt Lake City for $153.00.

What train services are there from Kansas City to Salt Lake City?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Kansas City to Salt Lake City. 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
Amtrak11d 16h 37m$181.72

Where is the train station in Kansas City?

There is one train station in Kansas City:

  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

Salt Lake City has one train station:

  • 340 S 600 W

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