There are 4 ways to get from Denver to Cortez by plane, taxi, shuttle, 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 to Cortez, taxi  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Cortez (CEZ) DEN - CEZ
  2. Take a taxi from Cortez to Cortez

$85 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  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

2 alternative options

Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  5 h 14 min

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

$289 - $519

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Cortez 381.9 miles

$35 - $55

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

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 Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cortez to Cortez
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Denver to Cortez?

The distance between Denver and Cortez is 411 km. The road distance is 611 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Denver to Cortez?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Denver to Cortez?

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

How long does it take to get from Denver to Cortez?

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