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Denver to Vail bus

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Denver - Vail Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Denver to Vail. Traveling by bus from Denver to Vail usually takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance74 mi (119 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price$23.49
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Denver to Vail?

Bus tickets for a trip from Denver to Vail cost $23.49 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.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Denver to Vail in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $23 to $32. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 20, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Vail this week, bus tickets are available starting at $23.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Denver to Vail are at their cheapest average price in June. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $21. On the other hand, traveling on this route during December might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for December trips cost $27, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 16 days in advance to save $12.02 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Denver to Vail?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Denver to Vail. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound12h 25m$27.01
  • 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 1 bus trips from Denver to Vail every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 25 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Vail usually start from $23.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 74 miles from Denver to Vail. 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 Vail. 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.

There is usually only one bus per day from Denver to Vail. 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.

There is usually only one bus per day from Denver to Vail. 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.

City Information

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 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)

Where does the bus arrive in Vail?

Main arrival station: 241 S Frontage Rd E

All buses from Denver arrive at one main station in Vail.

All bus stations in Vail:

  • 241 S Frontage Rd E

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