There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Colorado Springs by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Colorado Springs (COS) ORD - COS

$222 - $695

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Denver  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Denver (DEN) ORD - DEN

$82 - $285

5 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Denver  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Denver (DEN) MDW - DEN

$132 - $384

Train, bus  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co 7307 / ...

$152 - $427

Bus via St Louis, Mo  •  25 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$128 - $323

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  28 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$152 - $254

Drive  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Colorado Springs 1079.7 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Colorado Springs is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 16 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Colorado Springs is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $220 - $700.

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The distance between Chicago and Colorado Springs is 1493 km. The road distance is 1727 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Chicago to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Colorado Springs. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Colorado Springs, Co via St Louis, Mo and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Colorado Springs, CO, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Frontier Airlines fly from Chicago to Colorado Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Colorado Springs via St Louis, Mo and Denver, Co in around 25 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Burlington Trailways

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