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Fort Collins - Colorado Springs Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 19 intercity buses per day from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. Traveling by bus from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs usually takes around 4 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance122 mi (196 km)
Shortest duration3h 25m
Cheapest price$22.00
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
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What bus companies travel from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US194h 24m$24.29
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 19 trips per day from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 122 miles from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 25 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 19 scheduled buses that travel from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

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.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort Collins?

Main departure station: Ft Collins Dwtn Transit

Fort Collins has two bus stations with service to Colorado Springs.

All bus stations in Fort Collins:

  • Ft Collins Dwtn Transit

  • Harmony Rd Park & Ride

Where does the bus arrive in Colorado Springs?

Main arrival station: Mountain Metro Transit

Buses arrive in Colorado Springs at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Colorado Springs:

  • Mountain Metro Transit

  • Co SPRGS Woodmen P&R (E)

  • Tejon & I-25 Park N Ride

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