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Denver-Omaha Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Denver to Omaha. Traveling by train from Denver to Omaha usually takes around 8 hours and 49 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance484 mi (778 km)
Fastest train8h 49m
Lowest price£48.57
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak California Zephyr
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Denver, CO to Omaha, NE

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.4

4.0

Sherri

11 August 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak California Zephyr

Pros: The economy of travel. Cons: The angle of the seats when reclining could be flatter. Tips: Make sure you have plenty of time. My train was 2-3 hours late both directions.

Pros: The economy of travel. Cons: The angle of the seats when reclining could be flatter. Tips: Make sure you have plenty of time. My train was 2-3 hours late both directions.

3.0

Srikanth

28 June 2019 - Business

Amtrak California Zephyr

Pros: The schedule on paper was good and in reality was terrible because of the terrible time delays of 2 hours and 3 hours respectively on my to and fro trip (Omaha to Denver). Cons: If only Amtrak cared about people more than freight, there could be less time delays....

Pros: The schedule on paper was good and in reality was terrible because of the terrible time delays of 2 hours and 3 hours respectively on my to and fro trip (Omaha to Denver). Cons: If only Amtrak cared about people more than freight, there could be less time delays. Tips: Please plan at least for a 2 hour delay on your trip.

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Price trends for trains from Denver to Omaha

Average prices by travel date

£109£72£36JunJul

Monthly average prices

£72£58£43£29£14JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

£72£58£43£29£143020100

Which train should you take from Denver to Omaha?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Denver, Colorado to Omaha, Nebraska. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr18h 50m£52.05

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Denver to Omaha during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Denver to Omaha?

The distance between Denver and Omaha is approximately 484 miles, or 778 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 49 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Denver to Omaha are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Denver at 19:00 and arrives in Omaha around 8 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Denver to Omaha?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Omaha with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Omaha to Denver. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Denver to Omaha for £59.44.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Denver?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Denver.

Where is the train station in Omaha?

Arrival stations

Omaha has one train station.

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