There are 7 ways to get from Denver to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve by bus, car, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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

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

$38 - $63

Cheapest option

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

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Civic Center Station Gate 2 to Pine Junction PnR Cs / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Moffat, CO
  3. Take a taxi from Moffat, CO to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$179 - $210

Amtrak Thruway, taxi  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Denver, CO to Alamosa, CO 8605
  2. Take a taxi from Alamosa, CO to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$144 - $190

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

Questions & Answers

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 takes 3 h 24 min and costs $150 - $250.

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The distance between Denver and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 228 km. The road distance is 382 km.

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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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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
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Denver to Alamosa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Pueblo
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Pueblo, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
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.

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
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Civic Center Station Gate 2 to Pine Junction PnR
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Moffat, CO
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Alamosa, CO
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Moffat, CO to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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