There are 4 ways to get from Denver to Grand Lake by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Granby Amtrak California Zephyr

$97 - $140

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Grand Lake, CO

$104

Bus via Nine Mile Station Gate F  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Grand Lake, CO

$103 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Grand Lake 103.2 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Grand Lake, CO, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Denver to Grand Lake once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, Home James Transportation operates a bus from Denver to Grand Lake every 2 hours. Tickets cost $95 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Granby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Home James Transportation
Website
homejamestransportation.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Grand Lake, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
homejamestransportation.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Denver and Grand Lake is 91 km. The road distance is 165 km.

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Grand Lake is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Denver to Grand Lake is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $10 - $15.

No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Grand Lake. However, there are services departing from Civic Center Station Gate 5 and arriving at Grand Lake, CO via Nine Mile Station Gate H and Denver International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Denver to Grand Lake, including transfers.