Travel from Chicago to Boulder

Bus or train from Chicago to Boulder?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Boulder once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $400 and the journey takes 18 h 15 min. Regional Transportation District also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Boulder 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Chicago to Boulder

From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Denver airport, then bus to Boulder. 5 h 42 min $172. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Denver airport, then bus to Boulder. 6 h 3 min $108. From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to N6 & Clybourn #7127, bus to Milwaukee airport, fly to Denver airport, then bus to Boulder. 7 h 24 min $219. From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Union Station Gate B17 then bus to Downtown Boulder Station. 19 h 15 min $289. From Chicago, IL bus to Champaign, IL, bus to 18th St & California St, then bus to 28th St & Arapahoe Ave. 28 h 26 min $188. From Chicago drive to Boulder. 15 h 53 min $122.