Train Salt Lake City UT - Des Moines IA

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Travel information

Information about the train from Salt Lake City to Des Moines. The train is one of the safest modes of transportation in existence, and offers a comfortable atmosphere for you to relax on your journey from Salt Lake City to Des Moines. Best of all, getting from Salt Lake City to Des Moines is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $109. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database, the best route to go from Salt Lake City to Des Moines is through Creston. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each train trip.

Salt Lake City
Des Moines

Tickets and schedules

Step 1

Salt Lake City Station

Creston Station

26h 34m


Amtrak California Zephyr

Step 2

You can find the most accurate information for the route Creston IA - Des Moines IA by clicking here

Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap train tickets to go from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Salt Lake City to Des Moines we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak California Zephyr tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $109 and the most expensive one to go to Des Moines is approximately $136. .Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Creston -> Des Moines

What time is the first train from Salt Lake City?

The first trains for the route we propose are:
Salt Lake City -> Creston: 03:30
Creston -> Des Moines: -

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Amtrak California Zephyr.

How can I get ticket refund on Amtrak California Zephyr?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Salt Lake City - Des Moines?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different train direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Salt Lake City -> Creston
2.- Creston -> Des Moines

How far is Salt Lake City from Des Moines?

The approximate distance between the two places is 1775 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 26h 34m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Creston -> Des Moines).

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