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Salt Lake City - Glenwood Springs Train Schedule
There is one daily train from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs. Traveling by train from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs usually takes around 8 hours and 34 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||255 mi (411 km)|
|Fastest train||8h 34m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak California Zephyr|
What is the price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs?
In the last month, $42.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs. 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 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $41.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $47 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $76 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 14 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Glenwood Springs from Salt Lake City will be about $41.00 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs?
Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak California Zephyr||1||8h 34m||$69.46|
Amtrak California Zephyr
Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs start from $42, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Glenwood Springs. Amtrak California Zephyr in Salt Lake City leaves from 340 S 600 W . And in Glenwood Springs trains arrive at 413 7th St .
From Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 8 hours and 34 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Glenwood Springs on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Salt Lake City.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs?
The distance between Salt Lake City and Glenwood Springs is approximately 255 miles, or 411 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 34 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?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Salt Lake City at 3:00am and arrives in Glenwood Springs around 8 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Glenwood Springs 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 Glenwood Springs to Salt Lake City.
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.
Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?
Main departure 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
Where is the train station in Glenwood Springs?
Main arrival station: 413 7th St
Glenwood Springs has one train station.
All train stations in Glenwood Springs:
413 7th St
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