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Options for Public & Private Transportation

The Salt Lake and Utah Valleys have a wide range of public transportation options for patients and their families both local or from further away. Here is a list of the major services available. These include the following:

  • Bus
  • Trax service (light rail)
  • Taxi cabs/rental cars
  • Uber/Lyft/Ride share
  • Shuttle services

Please let us know if you need any assistance planning your visit.

Buses & Train (TRAX): Utah Transit Authority (UTA)

UTA schedules, bus routes and maps can be found on UTA's website or contact by phone. There is a UTA bus stop located directly in front of University of Utah Hospital.

Phone: 1-888-RIDE-UTA

Medical Center Trax

TRAX trains arrive and depart from the University of Utah campus approximately every 15 minutes. The medical center TRAX stop is located directly across the street from the Moran Eye Center. You may access University of Utah Hospital by taking the elevators located outside the Moran Eye Center on the north side of the building to the sky bridge on the fourth floor.

For locations other than U of U Hospital, there is a bus stop across Mario Capecchi Drive from the TRAX station where you can catch a campus shuttle directly to your appointment. The shuttle will also return you to the TRAX station after your appointment.

Taxi Cabs/Rental Cars

City Cab Co.: Phone 801-363-5550 

Ute Cab & Rent-A-Car: Phone 801-359-7788 

Yellow Cab: Phone 801-521-2100

Dollar Rent-A-Car: Phone 801-575-2580

National Car Rental: Phone 1-800-CAR-RENT

Uber/Lyft/Ride Share


Lyft matches drivers with passengers who request rides through their smartphone app, and passengers pay automatically through the app.


Get a reliable ride from Uber in minutes, at any time and on any day of the year. Schedule through their smartphone app and pay automatically through the app.

Shuttle Services

Campus shuttles are in service from 6am to 6pm. Campus shuttle bus information can be found online or by phone. There is no campus shuttle service on weekends or university holidays.

Phone: 801-581-4189

University Guest House Shuttle

If you are staying at the University Guest House, there is a red-line shuttle that you can take.

On Demand Shuttle

For guests staying in Research Park (at the Marriott Hotel), there is an on-demand shuttle. Find information about the on-demand shuttle.

Hours: 6 am–midnight