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How much are train tickets from Glenwood Springs to Denver?

Lowest Price$37.00
Fastest Train6h 28m
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Glenwood Springs, CO to Denver, CO
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak California Zephyr report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
November 21, 2019Couples trip
Was easy
I was pretty happy with the trip so not sure
November 2, 2019Vacation
Train ride was beautiful and comfy.
We stood in (literally) 6 degrees for 45 minutes. They should have lined us up in the station during the delay. It was dangerously cold out there.
They said Wifi but no one was able connect.
September 27, 2019Visiting friends
Great food was a surprise. The observation car is the place to be.
There is no WiFi but turn off your devices and enjoy the countryside and comfy stress-free ride. 👍
July 16, 2019Vacation
Room and ease of moving around. Dining car and observation car. Professional, friendly, helpful staff.
Cleanliness overall. Observation car was very messy. Windows dirty inside and out throughout the train.
You might want to bring easy-to-carry cleaning supply's for your seat area and Observation car surfaces. There's generous room for storing carryons. Seats tilt back nicely (And you're not crowding the person behind you when you tilt back!). There's even a foot rest that...More
July 11, 2019Visiting family
So easy, to get on sit back and enjoy the scenery. Riding through the canyons was breath taking. You can walk around, sit in a viewing car, snack at snack bar, have beer and wine. Can have sit down table service in the dining car. The seats are large and comfy, recline ...More
Try it once beats driving!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Glenwood Springs to Denver 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 train 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, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Glenwood Springs to Denver?

In the last month, $37.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Glenwood Springs, CO to Denver, CO. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $16.96 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Glenwood Springs to Denver?

The distance between Glenwood Springs and Denver is approximately 125 miles, or 201 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 28 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Glenwood Springs to Denver are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Glenwood Springs at 12:00pm and arrives in Denver around 6 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Glenwood Springs to Denver?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Denver with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Denver to Glenwood Springs. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Glenwood Springs to Denver for $28.00.

Which train should you take from Glenwood Springs to Denver?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Glenwood Springs, Colorado to Denver, Colorado. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr16h 28m$39.75

Where is the train station in Glenwood Springs?

There is one train station in Glenwood Springs:

  • 413 7th St

Where is the train station in Denver?

Denver has one train station:

  • Union Station

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