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Bus Route Overview: Colorado Springs to Denver

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Colorado Springs to Denver. Traveling by bus from Colorado Springs to Denver usually takes around one hour and 25 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance63 mi (102 km)
Shortest duration1h 25m
Cheapest price$15.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Colorado Springs to Denver

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

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September 19, 2019- Solo travel

Greyhound

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How much is a bus ticket from Colorado Springs to Denver?

$15.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from Colorado Springs to Denver. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus 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

$30$20$10MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver is expected to range from $15 to $22. If you are looking to travel to Denver within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $17. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $15 and can be found on June 7, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Colorado Springs to Denver by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $17 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $9.21 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Colorado Springs to Denver?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Colorado Springs to Denver. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21h 25m$18.62
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 2 bus trips from Colorado Springs to Denver every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 25 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Denver usually start from $15.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it worth it to take a bus instead of driving yourself?

There are a few reasons why it is better to take a bus from Colorado Springs to Denver instead of driving there yourself. First and foremost, by taking the bus you don’t have to concern yourself with parking once you arrive. Especially if you are staying in downtown Denver, you’ll end up paying for extended or overnight parking, and may not find a spot in an ideal location. By riding a bus, you can immediately head to your destination the minute you’re dropped off.

Furthermore, the bus ride averages only slightly longer — 1 hour and 45 minutes — versus the 1 hour and 20 minutes it would take you to drive yourself. While on the bus you can catch up on sleep or focus on work, instead of sitting in traffic on I-25N forced to pay attention to the road, as you would be in your own car.

Are there buses that go directly to Denver International Airport?

Unfortunately, there is not a direct bus that will take you from Colorado Springs to the Denver International Airport. However, once you arrive in Denver, you can easily jump on the RTD rail system to take the A line to the Denver Airport. Fares cost only $3, and you can board the A line right at Union Station.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Colorado Springs 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Colorado Springs to Denver?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 25 minutes to cover the 63 miles from Colorado Springs to Denver. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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?

Buses from Colorado Springs to Denver are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your bus tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Colorado Springs?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00am. To see the times for all buses from Colorado Springs to Denver, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Colorado Springs 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.

City Information

Colorado Springs

Boasting magnificent mountain ranges and scenic quaint old towns, Colorado Springs is an incredible destination in Colorado for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. Marvel at the awe-inspiring beauty of the Garden of the Gods, which features life-like red rock formations that look just like titans from the days of yore. Travelers can explore on foot or in a jeep, or as part of a guided horseback tour for a truly Wild-West experience. Other exciting outdoor landmarks include Pikes Peak and Royal Gorge. For travelers who seek a cultural experience, a trip through the Old Colorado City, which still retains the signature Wild-West vibe, will certainly be memorable.

As the home to institutions such as the Air Force Academy and the Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, Colorado Springs offers history enthusiasts a great chance to dive into the country’s rich aviation and sports history. Or, if you're heading to Colorado Springs for a bachelorette party, head straight to the namesake hot springs for the most relaxing and scenic experience.

The Tejon Park n Ride station serves as Colorado Springs’ main bus and train station. While the city does not have an international airport, its municipal airport provides direct routes to domestic destinations like Dallas, Salt Lake City, etc.

Denver

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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 Colorado Springs?

Main departure station: Tejon Park n Ride

Tejon Park-n-Ride is a Park-n-Ride location just off 1-25 at exit 140, on Tejon street. Besides local CODOT public transit, you can catch Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, and Amtrak Thruway intercity buses from this station. Although there is not a building associated with this bus stop, several nearby fast food options with indoor seating can make waiting for your bus more comfortable. From the Tejon Park-n-Ride, you can travel to nearby Denver or farther afield on trips to destinations like Phoenix, Dallas, or San Diego.

All bus stations in Colorado Springs:

  • Tejon Park n Ride

Where does the bus arrive in Denver?

Main arrival 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 bus stations in Denver:

  • Union Station - 1700 Wewatta St (Buses)

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