COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Salt Lake City to Omaha

switcheroo

Schedule & Pricing Info

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

Lowest Price$107.00
Fastest Train24h 29m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.

Salt Lake City-Omaha Train Schedule

No preview is currently available. Please try another date or search the full schedule.

Price trends for trains from Salt Lake City to Omaha

Average prices by travel date

$210$140$70AugAug

Monthly average prices

$150$120$90$60$30SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $107.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City, UT to Omaha, NE. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. 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 $27.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Salt Lake City and Omaha is approximately 828 miles, or 1333 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 29 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 Salt Lake City to Omaha 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 Sunday 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 Salt Lake City at 3:00am and arrives in Omaha around 24 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Salt Lake City to Omaha?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Omaha 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 Omaha to Salt Lake City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salt Lake City to Omaha for $101.00.

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

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Salt Lake City, Utah to Omaha, Nebraska. 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 0h 29m$110.53

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

There is one train station in Salt Lake City:

  • 340 S 600 W

Where is the train station in Omaha?

Omaha has one train station:

  • 1003 S 9th St

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android