Cottonwood Heights travel guide

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You're Going to Love Cottonwood Heights

With a population of 33,433, Cottonwood Heights is a must-see destination in Utah, United States.

Where to Eat in Cottonwood Heights

If you’re looking for affordable options, Carmine's - Utah (2477 E Fort Union Blvd) and SAOLA Restaurant and Lounge (7307 Canyon Centre Pkwy) are great picks.

When to visit Cottonwood Heights

Cottonwood Heights in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cottonwood Heights in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Cottonwood Heights


When flying to Cottonwood Heights, you’ll arrive at Salt Lake City Airport (SLC), which is located 24 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Cottonwood Heights from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 20h 49m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Cottonwood Heights. The train journey from Cottonwood Heights to Grand Junction takes 6h 55m and costs around $42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Reno, expect to pay about $52 for a 9h 59m trip.


Another option to get to Cottonwood Heights is to pick up a car hire from Salt Lake City, which is about 16 km from Cottonwood Heights. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Salt Lake City.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Cottonwood Heights, including Tufesa, Greyhound and Bus. From Boise, the bus ride to Cottonwood Heights takes 724 km and will cost you around $228. From Denver, the ticket costs about $123 for a journey of 1014 km.

Airports near Cottonwood Heights

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Hiring a car in Cottonwood Heights

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Cottonwood Heights (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.26 and $29.68. The most frequently booked car type in Cottonwood Heights is Standard (Toyota 4Runner or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is, on average, 71% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.