The flight time from Seattle to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 56 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SEA Seattle, WA 2 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 31 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SLC Salt Lake City, UT 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
91%
Alaska
89%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Seattle to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 31 minutes.

The flight distance from Seattle to Salt Lake City is 689 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Salt Lake City to Seattle
2 hours, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
1h 55m
Alaska
1h 56m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

83

Distance

689 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
53
Alaska
30

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Seattle from Salt Lake City by plane?

The distance from Seattle to Salt Lake City by plane is 689 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Seattle to Salt Lake City?

The flight time from Seattle to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 56 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 31 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 1 hour, 55 minutes, and Alaska the slowest taking 1 hour, 56 minutes.

What airlines fly from Seattle to Salt Lake City?

Delta and Alaska are the airlines with direct flights from Seattle to Salt Lake City.

Does Southwest fly from Seattle to Salt Lake City?

Southwest does not fly from Seattle (SEA) to Salt Lake City (SLC). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Seattle 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 91 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Salt Lake City 6 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Seattle to Salt Lake City, Alaska is 89% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 89% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 91% 9% 0%
Alaska 89% 11% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Seattle and Salt Lake City, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Delta 16 90 6 115
Alaska 17 93 5 116

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
10am 0.28
6am 0.82
8am 0.15
7am 0.92
5pm 0.61
6pm 0.88
4pm 0.97
9am 1.64
9pm 0.56
5am 0.76
1pm 1.99
8pm 0.7
7pm 0.6
11am 1
3pm 0.03

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle to Salt Lake City that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 337
February 303
March 342
April 340
May 362
June 384
July 400
August 401
September 378
October 416
November 345
December 349

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle to Salt Lake City that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 12.35
Tuesday 12.52
Wednesday 12.02
Thursday 12.33
Friday 12.37
Saturday 10.62
Sunday 11.6

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
Alaska 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
10am 22 90 5 119
6am 15 89 8 116
8am 24 92 5 122
7am 14 88 11 116
5pm 16 95 6 117
6pm 14 89 6 111
4pm 14 93 6 114
9am 21 91 5 118
9pm 18 91 4 114
5am 15 91 5 112
1pm 18 93 6 118
8pm 16 91 6 114
7pm 15 90 4 111
11am 17 90 6 116
3pm 16 92 6 115
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.