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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Salt Lake City. Book your trip to arrive at Salt Lake City International, Salt Lake central station, Salt Lake City, UT - Tufesa, or Salt Lake City-Temple Square. The distance between Chicago and Salt Lake City is 2008 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, and American Airlines. Chicago and Salt Lake City have 278 direct flights per week.

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Salt Lake City travel tips

1) Take your kids to Salt Lake City's Lagoon amusement park

Lagoon Amusement Park offers visitors dozens of attractions, roller coasters, a tour of the reserve, and walks through picturesque forests. You can sit in a cosy cafe or go cycling. In any case, you are guaranteed a great family vacation. The ticket cost starts from $74 for adults.

2) If you do not have time to visit the art galleries in Salt Lake City – don’t be upset and just wait for Friday

In Salt Lake City, every third Friday of the month is a real treat for art lovers. On this day, a free "walk through the galleries" is available. Galleries and other venues in the city centre are open late and allow fans to plunge into art after work. Sometimes the walk is accompanied by performances by street actors and musicians.

3) Buses and light rail are the most convenient modes of transport in Salt Lake City

There are buses and a light rail system (TRAX) in Salt Lake City operated by the Utah Transit Authority. You can use public transport for free in downtown, and outside that area, you’ll pay $2.50 for a one-way ride or $6.25 for a day pass. Buses run from 5:00 to 00:00 with limited service on Sundays.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Salt Lake City?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Salt Lake City takes around 3.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Salt Lake City?
The flight distance between Chicago and Salt Lake City is 2008 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Salt Lake City?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Salt Lake City. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Salt Lake City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Salt Lake City and Denver, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Austin, Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Mexico City, Orlando, Seattle, Miami, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Detroit, San Diego, Los Angeles, Paris, Guadalajara.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, South Bend International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What airports are near Salt Lake City?
The main airport in Salt Lake City is Salt Lake City International. It is also served by Salt Lake City International, Provo Municipal, Pocatello Regional, Ogden-Hinckley.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Amtrak train.
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