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

Lowest Price$107.00
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Omaha-Salt Lake City Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Omaha to Salt Lake City

Average prices by travel date

$255$170$85AugAug

Monthly average prices

$175$140$105$70$35SONDJFMAMJJA

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Omaha 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 Omaha to Salt Lake City?

In the last month, $107.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Omaha, NE to Salt Lake City, UT. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Omaha and Salt Lake City is approximately 828 miles, or 1333 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 26 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours,

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 Omaha to Salt Lake City are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Omaha at 11:00pm and arrives in Salt Lake City around 25 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Omaha 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 Omaha.

Which train should you take from Omaha to Salt Lake City?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Omaha, Nebraska 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 Zephyr11d 2h 0m$119.40

Where is the train station in Omaha?

There is one train station in Omaha:

  • 1003 S 9th 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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