There are 5 ways to get from Denver to Cortez by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Cortez  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Cortez (CEZ) DEN - CEZ

$85 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Cortez, CO

$71 - $126

3 alternative options

Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Durango (DRO) DEN - DRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Durango to Cortez

$289 - $519

Bus Bustang  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Grand Junction Greyhound CDOT West Line
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Cortez, CO

$82 - $106

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Cortez 381.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Cortez is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Cortez is to fly which costs $85 - $200 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Denver and Cortez is 257 miles. The road distance is 381.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Cortez without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 1 min and costs $70 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Denver to Cortez, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Denver to Cortez is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $85 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $130 and takes 11 h 1 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Cortez Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Cortez is 382 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to drive from Denver to Cortez.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Cortez.
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  • Distance: 256.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Cortez, CO, USA?

Boutique Air flies from Denver to Cortez 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Cortez via Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, and Cortez, CO in around 11 h 1 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Cortez
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Denver to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Denver to Cortez
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Bus operators
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Durango to Cortez
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
highuptours.com
Greyhound USA
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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, Co to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Cortez, CO
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
ridebustang.com

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