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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Denver to Fort Collins. Traveling by bus from Denver to Fort Collins usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance59 mi (94 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price$24.45
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Denver to Fort Collins?

Bus tickets for a trip from Denver to Fort Collins cost $24.45 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Denver to Fort Collins by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $11 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Denver to Fort Collins?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Denver to Fort Collins. 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
Greyhound23h 56m$31.84
  • 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 Denver to Fort Collins every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 56 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Fort Collins usually start from $24.

Frequently Asked Questions

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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.

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 59 miles from Denver to Fort Collins. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Fort Collins. 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Denver to Fort Collins, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Denver to Fort Collins. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Denver to Fort Collins; ticket prices start at $183.00.

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 bus 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 bus stations in Denver:

  • Union Station - 1700 Wewatta St (Buses)

  • Union Station - 1701 Wynkoop Street

Where does the bus arrive in Fort Collins?

Main arrival station: Harmony Rd Park & Ride

All buses from Denver arrive at one main station in Fort Collins.

All bus stations in Fort Collins:

  • Harmony Rd Park & Ride

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