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Las Vegas - Salt Lake City Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

On most days, there is one scheduled train that travels from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. The train trip from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City is usually about 56 hours and 33 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 56 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance508 mi (818 km)
Fastest train56h 24m
Lowest price$338.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Las Vegas, NM and Salt Lake City, UT cost $368.00, on average. Due to the distance between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, train tickets on this route tend to be relatively pricey. Booking your trip at least 25 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $2,089.50 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $266. If you're thinking of traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City during June, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $880 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in June, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Las Vegas 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
Amtrak12d 8h 33m$1,474.00
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $303.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City is approximately 508 miles, or 818 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 56 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 56 hours and 24 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.

Trains departing from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City tend to have the most passengers on Tuesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Tuesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Las Vegas at 2:00pm and arrives in Salt Lake City around 56 hours later.

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 Las Vegas.

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 is the train station in Las Vegas?

Main departure station: 500 Railroad Ave at Lincoln

There is one train station in Las Vegas.

All train stations in Las Vegas:

  • 500 Railroad Ave at Lincoln

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

340 S 600 W  - SLCAMT-0

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340 S 600 W  - SLCAMT-1

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Main arrival station: 340 S 600 W

The Amtrak Station is a part of Salt Lake Central Station, the principal transportation hub in Salt Lake City. The station is within walking distance from the Bus Terminal, allowing you to easily transfer to bus service on Amtrak Thruway or Jefferson Lines. Along with UTA commuter rail, the station serves Amtrak’s California Zephyr on its journey from Emeryville to Chicago. A park-and-ride lot is available across the street, and travelers can rent bikes from the on-site bicycle sharing service, Greenbike. However you get around town, you’ll appreciate the convenience of the Amtrak station, located less than a mile from the heart of downtown Salt Lake City.

All train stations in Salt Lake City:

  • 340 S 600 W

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