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There are 7 ways to get from Denver to Boulder Creek by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Monterey, taxi

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Monterey (MRY)
  2. Take a taxi from Monterey to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3

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Fly to Oakland, train

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Oakland (OAK)
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose

Fly to San Jose, bus, line 35 bus

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to San Jose (SJC)
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Cavallaro Transit Center
  3. Take the line 35 bus from Cavallaro Transit Center to Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to San Francisco (SFO)
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Denver to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose

Train

  1. Take the train from Denver to Emeryville
  2. Take the train from Emeryville to Santa Clara Amtrak

Drive

  1. Drive from Denver to Boulder Creek

Denver to Boulder Creek by bus

The bus journey time between Denver and Boulder Creek is around 33h 45m and covers a distance of around 1487 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 25m. The fastest bus normally takes 32h 36m. Operated by Greyhound USA, Santa Cruz Metro and Amtrak, the Denver to Boulder Creek bus service departs from Denver and arrives in Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
31h 19m
Layover time:
2h 25m
Total time:
33h 45m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
32h 36m
Bus distance:
1487 miles
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$152
Carbon emissions:
296 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:45
Last bus departs at:
11:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Denver to Boulder Creek bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Boulder Creek is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Boulder Creek is to fly and taxi which costs $280 - $700 and takes 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Boulder Creek. However, there are services departing from Denver and arriving at Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave via Los Angeles, Diridon Station and Cavallaro Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 59m.

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The distance between Denver and Boulder Creek is 949 miles. The road distance is 1329.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Boulder Creek without a car is to bus which takes 34h 59m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Denver to Boulder Creek, including transfers.

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Denver to Boulder Creek bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Denver station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Boulder Creek is to bus which takes 34h 59m and costs $150 - $220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $240 - $340 and takes 35h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Monterey Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 46m.

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Denver to Boulder Creek bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose station.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Boulder Creek.
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  • Distance: 948.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Boulder Creek, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Denver to Boulder Creek via Los Angeles, San Jose, Diridon Station, and Cavallaro Transit Center in around 34h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Denver to Boulder Creek via Emeryville and Santa Clara Amtrak in around 35h 58m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Denver to San Jose via Reno
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Denver to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Denver to San Jose via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Denver to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Denver to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Denver to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Denver to Oakland via Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Denver to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Denver to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Denver to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Denver to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Denver to San Francisco via San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Denver to San Francisco via Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Denver to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Monterey via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Denver to Monterey via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Denver to Monterey via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Flights from Denver to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $280
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $5
One-way Adult
$7 - $10
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Denver to Emeryville
Ave. Duration
33h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from Emeryville to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Cavallaro Transit Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Cavallaro Transit Center to Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
scmtd.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Scotts Valley, CA
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $150
Flexible
$150 - $220
Bus from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Other operators
Taxi from Monterey to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-424-1234
Website
yellowcab1234.com
Sal's Salinas Taxi Co
Phone
+1 831-422-7276

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Boulder Creek is 1h behind Denver. It is currently 6:14 AM in Denver and 5:14 AM in Boulder Creek.

Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Boulder Creek is 1329 miles. It takes approximately 20h 15m to drive from Denver to Boulder Creek.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Monterey Airport.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Boulder Creek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $3 - $11.

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