There are 5 ways to get from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus, drive via Pueblo, CO  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver to Pueblo, CO Greeley to El Paso
  2. Drive from Pueblo, CO to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$38 - $52

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Bus Greyhound USA, drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Walsenburg 7311 / ...
  2. Drive from Walsenburg to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$29 - $63

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Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve 238.6 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Alamosa, taxi  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Alamosa (ALS) DEN - ALS
  2. Take a taxi from Alamosa to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$159 - $249

Fly to Pueblo, drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Pueblo (PUB) DEN - PUB
  2. Drive from Pueblo to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$262 - $1,328

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is to fly and taxi which costs $150 - $250 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Denver and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 142 miles. The road distance is 238.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Alamosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 239 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

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Boutique Air offers flights from Denver Airport to Alamosa Airport.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $9.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO, USA?

There is no direct connection from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the bus to Pueblo, CO then take the drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Walsenburg then take the drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Alamosa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Denver to Pueblo
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Denver to Alamosa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Pueblo, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.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, Co to Walsenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Alamosa to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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