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There are 9 ways to get from Arizona to Colorado by plane, tram, shuttle, car, bus or train

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Fly Phoenix to Colorado Springs  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Colorado Springs (COS) PHX - COS

$107 - $422

Cheapest option

Tram to Phoenix, fly to Denver  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the tram from Jefferson/1st Ave to 44th St/Washington
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Denver (DEN) PHX - DEN

$53 - $206

7 alternative options

Fly Tucson to Denver  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Tucson (TUS) to Denver (DEN) TUS - DEN

$90 - $378

Bus to Las Vegas, fly to Denver  •  6h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Laughlin, NV to Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV
  2. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Denver (DEN) LAS - DEN

$175 - $426

Drive to Prescott, fly to Denver  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Mesa del Caballo to Prescott
  2. Fly from Prescott (PRC) to Denver (DEN) PRC - DEN

$121 - $528

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Las Cruces, NM
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, NM to Denver El Paso

$103 - $142

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  23h 47m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Raton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Raton to Denver, Co

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to Las Cruces, Nm Tijuana Airport-Monterrey / ...
  2. Take the bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Denver, Co 9276 / ...

$126 - $192

Drive  •  14h 4m

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Denver 915.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Arizona to Colorado is to tram and fly which costs $50 - $210 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Arizona to Colorado is to fly which costs $100 - $430 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arizona to Colorado. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, AZ and arriving at Denver via Las Cruces, NM. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 30m.

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The distance between Arizona and Colorado is 457 miles. The road distance is 915.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Arizona to Colorado without a car is to bus which takes 17h 30m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Arizona to Colorado, including transfers.

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Arizona to Colorado bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Phoenix, AZ station.

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The best way to get from Arizona to Colorado is to fly which takes 3h 53m and costs $100 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Colorado Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Arizona to Colorado bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Denver station.

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Map of how to get from Arizona to Colorado.
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  • Distance: 456.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Arizona, USA and Colorado, USA?

Frontier Airlines and United Airlines fly from Phoenix to Colorado Springs every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Denver via Las Cruces, NM in around 17h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Tucson to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Tucson to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Las Vegas to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Tucson to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Las Vegas to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Prescott to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Phoenix to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Phoenix to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Tucson to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Las Vegas to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Tucson to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Train operators
Valley Metro Phoenix
Phone
(602) 253-5000
Email
csr@valleymetro.org
Website
valleymetro.org
Tram from Jefferson/1st Ave to 44th St/Washington
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
valleymetro.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Raton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Aloha Airport Express
Website
azaloha.com
Shuttle from Laughlin, NV to Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
azaloha.com
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Cruces, NM to Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Raton, NM to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raton to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Las Cruces, Nm to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Arizona to Colorado is 915 miles. It takes approximately 14h 4m to drive from Arizona to Colorado.

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Frontier Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Colorado Springs Airport.

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