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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Lincoln to Denver. Traveling by bus from Lincoln to Denver usually takes around 9 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance444 mi (714 km)
Shortest duration9h 5m
Cheapest price€90.63
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Lincoln to Denver?

The average price for a bus ticket to Denver is €104.02, Typical bus tickets on this route are on the higher end. But when you consider the long distance of the trip traveling by bus is often cheaper than driving when you consider the cost of fuel and the car wear and tear. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Lincoln to Denver is expected to range from €109 to €114. If you are looking to travel to Denver within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €110. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €109 and can be found on 6 June 2022.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €104 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lincoln to Denver in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €109 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save €12.05 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Lincoln to Denver?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Lincoln to Denver that you can search and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways19h 5m€119.94
Express Arrow19h 10m€106.39
  • Burlington Trailways

    Burlington Trailways

    Book Burlington Trailways from Lincoln to Denver from €120. There are 1 Burlington Trailways schedules from Lincoln to Denver and you can expect on average to pay for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Denver. In Lincoln, Burlington Trailways departs to Denver from 5250 Superior St and no other station. In Denver, Burlington Trailways arrives at Union Station - 1700 Wewatta St (Buses) and no other station.

    An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Lincoln to Denver takes 9 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Denver.

  • Express Arrow

    Express Arrow

    Book Express Arrow from Lincoln to Denver from €80. There are 1 Express Arrow schedules from Lincoln to Denver and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to Denver. In Lincoln, Express Arrow departs to Denver from 5250 Superior St and no other station. In Denver, Express Arrow arrives at Union Station - 1700 Wewatta St (Buses) and no other station.

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Lincoln to Denver takes 9 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Express Arrow trip will get you to Denver in 9 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Express Arrow offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Denver.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Lincoln to Denver during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 714 kilometers from Lincoln to Denver. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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 bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Denver at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 bus 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 buses leave Lincoln?

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from Lincoln to Denver, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Denver are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Lincoln to Denver. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Lincoln to Denver; ticket prices start at €58.53.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Lincoln?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Lincoln.

All bus stations in Lincoln:

  • 5250 Superior St

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