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Denver-Los Angeles Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Denver to Los Angeles bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$144.00
Shortest Duration22h 35m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Denver to Los Angeles right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Denver to Los Angeles?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $144.00 was the low point for bus fares from Denver to Los Angeles. Buses from Los Angeles to Denver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $144.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $31.20 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 22 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 830 miles (1336 kilometers) from Denver, CO to Los Angeles, CA. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Los Angeles. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Denver?

There is usually only one bus per day from Denver to Los Angeles. It leaves the station in Denver at 11:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Denver to Los Angeles. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Denver to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at $168.00.

What bus companies travel from Denver to Los Angeles?

There is one bus company that operates from Denver to Los Angeles. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound122h 35m$183.38

Where does the bus leave from in Denver?

Most buses depart from the main station in Denver, Colorado:

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Los Angeles?

All buses from Denver arrive at one main station in Los Angeles, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St

Price trends for buses from Denver to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

$165$110$55SepOct

Monthly average prices

$150$120$90$60$30DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

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