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Glenwood Springs - Denver Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Glenwood Springs to Denver. Traveling by bus from Glenwood Springs to Denver usually takes around 3 hours and 40 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance125 mi (201 km)
Shortest duration3h 40m
Cheapest price$26.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Glenwood Springs to Denver cost $30.07 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


Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Glenwood Springs to Denver is expected to be between $27 and $50. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is August 1, 2024, when tickets are available for August 1, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $31.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from Glenwood Springs to Denver are at their cheapest average price in August. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $28. On the other hand, traveling on this route during December might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for December trips cost $42, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches


To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 29 days in advance to save up to $80.92.

What bus companies travel from Glenwood Springs to Denver?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Glenwood Springs to Denver. 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
Greyhound13h 40m$48.80
  • 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 Glenwood Springs to Denver every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Denver usually start from $27.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 125 miles from Glenwood Springs to Denver. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Glenwood Springs to Denver at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

There is usually only one bus per day from Glenwood Springs to Denver. It leaves the station in Glenwood Springs at 1:00pm 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 Glenwood Springs to Denver. 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 Glenwood Springs to Denver; ticket prices start at $77.00.

City Information

Glenwood Springs

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Colorado is packed with incredible destinations, and Glenwood Springs is no exception. In the Rocky Mountains between Vail and Aspen, the White River National Forest surrounds Glenwood Springs and makes the resort city a mecca for outdoor adventures. The highlight of Glenwood Springs is its world-famous hot springs like the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool and Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Relax in the largest hot springs pool in the world at Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, open year-round for soothing soaks in the naturally warm mineral water.

Hiking opportunities abound in the area, and Hanging Lake is one of the more spectacular trails, leading to a clear, green lake in the middle of a mountain. Beyond the abundant natural attractions, Glenwood Springs offers family fun at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, complete with cave tours and a roller coaster. Glenwood Springs is one of the best places for hand-crafted beers in Colorado, and you'll find plenty of hip breweries and bars in the visitor-friendly downtown.

Whether you travel into Glenwood Springs by train or bus, you'll likely experience the majestic Glenwood Canyon. Interstate 70 and Amtrak's California Zephyr both traverse the bottom of this rugged canyon along the Colorado River. The California Zephyr offers train travel to Glenwood Springs from San Francisco, Chicago, and numerous cities in between. In addition, Jefferson Lines provides intercity bus service from many cities in the Midwest.


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Denver, CO - DEN-1

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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 Glenwood Springs?

Main departure station: W Gleenwood Mall Bus Stop

Most buses depart from the main station in Glenwood Springs.

All bus stations in Glenwood Springs:

  • W Gleenwood Mall Bus Stop

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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