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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from Denver to Fort Collins. Traveling by coach from Denver to Fort Collins usually takes around one hour and 2 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 59 minutes.

Distance59 mi (94 km)
Shortest duration0h 59m
Cheapest price£6.69
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Denver to Fort Collins?

£7.53 is the average price of a coach ticket from Denver to Fort Collins. This is currently one of the best deals in coach travel. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Denver to Fort Collins is expected to range from £8 to £11. If you are looking to travel to Fort Collins within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £8. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £8 and can be found on 12 July 2022.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Denver to Fort Collins by coach will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, coach ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £8 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £6.10 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Denver to Fort Collins?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Denver to Fort Collins that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway16h 32m£51.27
Greyhound31h 0m£9.02
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Denver to Fort Collins start at £40. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Greyhound


    Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Denver to Fort Collins every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 0 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Fort Collins usually start from £7.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Denver to Fort Collins during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Denver to Fort Collins?

The coach takes an average of one hour and 2 minutes to cover the 59 miles from Denver to Fort Collins. However, the fastest coach only takes 59 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Denver?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Denver to Fort Collins, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Fort Collins each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Denver to Fort Collins every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Denver to Fort Collins without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Denver to Fort Collins; ticket prices start at £44.32.

City Information


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Denver is the capital of Colorado, as well as the most populous city in the state. With buildings dating back to the 19th century, Denver is considered one of the most exemplary cities of the Old West era in the United States.

Denver’s proximity to the Rocky Mountains makes it a preferred destination for young travelers seeking the thrill of the slopes during the day and the vibrant nightlife activities only an urban setting can provide. In fact, Denver is among the biggest party cities in the U.S. and one of the craft beer capitals in the country. In addition, thanks to the diverse local crowd, Denver’s restaurant scene offers top-notch options from various world cuisines.

If you’re looking for a more quiet time during your stay, head to one of the many unique museums in town such as the Denver Art Museum, the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Arts, or the Molly Brown House Museum. Craving a feast to the eyes and some fresh air? Check out the spectacular Denver Botanic Gardens.

As the biggest city in the Mountain states and a top Colorado destination, Denver is a busy travel hub. Even though the Denver airport is on the city’s outskirts, it is still easily accessible. If you are traveling to Denver by bus or train, you’ll be conveniently dropped off at Union Station in the heart of downtown Denver from where you can easily get anywhere in the city.

Fort Collins

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Fort Collins is a college city known for Colorado State University, but the city itself offers more than just fun and entertainment for college students! The city's premier landmark is the famous Horsetooth Reservoir, which boasts various outdoor activities. You could enjoy horseback riding and biking on the bank of the reservoir, or, if it's a hot summer day, dive into the deep blue itself. If you are ready to venture into the wild, why not hike along the Cache la Poudre River, the only designated "Wild and Scenic River" in Colorado. The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is an excellent destination for culturally inclined tourists, as it hosts many exhibitions about human discoveries.

Fort Collins features a good variety of eatery options for a small city, ensuring that everyone will be satisfied. If you enjoy a casual dining experience with good music and genial people, head towards Avagadro's Number and enjoy your sandwiches! However, Next Door American Eatery is a solid choice for a more traditional meal with locally sourced ingredients.

You can travel to Fort Collins by bus or by plane. Most bus service arrives and departs from the Harmony Park & Ride, and the Northern Colorado Regional Airport is located 10 miles from downtown Fort Collins. By either of these transportation options, you can continue on from Fort Collins to some of the other top destinations in Colorado.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Denver?

Main departure station: Union Station - 1700 Wewatta St (Buses)

Denver’s Union Station first opened in 1881, and houses some of the city’s best shops, bars, and restaurants, making it a popular destination for locals and travelers alike. There is even a seasonal farmers market at the station! But first and foremost, Union Station is the primary transport hub for Denver. The station is served by Amtrak trains, and intercity buses operated by Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Jefferson Lines and Express Arrow. From Union Station, travelers can also easily access Denver International Airport on the A Line commuter rail.

All coach stations in Denver:

  • Union Station - 1700 Wewatta St (Buses)

  • 411 E Tomichi Ave

  • Bus Depot - 54 Jones Ave

  • 117 N Railroad St.

Where does the coach arrive in Fort Collins?

Main arrival station: Park and Ride - 4300 E Harmony Rd

The Harmony Park and Ride is located at 4300 E Harmony Rd in Fort Collins. Besides individual car parking, the lot is a stopping point for local public transit and intercity coaches like Greyhound. The Park and Ride has covered benches but no indoor station space. Several fast food options are available to fuel up before your trip just down Harmony Road.

Coach stations in Fort Collins:

  • Park and Ride - 4300 E Harmony Rd

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