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There are 11 ways to get from Denver to Guanajuato by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Denver to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

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Fly Denver to Mexico City, bus

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Mexico City (MEX)
  2. Take the bus from Mexico to Guanajuato

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Fly Denver to Aguascalientes, shuttle

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aguascalientes (AGU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aguascalientes to Guanajuato

Fly Denver to Queretaro, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Queretaro (QRO)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
  3. Take the bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato

Bus to Colorado Springs, fly to Leon/Guanajuato

  1. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs Airport
  2. Fly from Colorado Springs (COS) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)

Fly Denver to San Luis Potosi, bus

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to San Luis Potosi (SLP)
  2. Take the bus from San Luis Potosí to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Fly Denver to Guadalajara, bus

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Guadalajara (GDL)
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato

Bus via San Juan de los Lagos

  1. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to San Juan de los Lagos
  3. Take the bus from San Juan de los Lagos to León
  4. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to León
  3. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Bus via Fresnillo

  1. Take the bus from Denver Union Station Amtrak to El Paso, TX
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Fresnillo
  3. Take the bus from Fresnillo to León
  4. Take the bus from León to Guanajuato

Drive

  1. Drive from Denver to Guanajuato

Denver (DEN) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) flights

The flight time between Denver (DEN) and Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) is around 7h 14m and covers a distance of around 2119 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 8m. Services are operated by United Airlines, American Airlines, Aeroméxico and others. Typically 152 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

152 Weekly Planes
7h 14m Average Duration
$3025 Cheapest Price
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United States → Mexico
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International entry into Mexico from United States

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Conditions of entry into Mexico from United States

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Mexico

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Mexico is currently allowed from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Guanajuato is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Guanajuato is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Guanajuato is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Mexico.

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Last updated: 17 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Guanajuato is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $280 and takes 12h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Guanajuato is to fly which costs $220 - $800 and takes 9h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Guanajuato. However, there are services departing from Denver and arriving at Guanajuato via Presidencia, Ciudad Juárez, San Juan de los Lagos and León. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 4m.

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The distance between Denver and Guanajuato is 2112 km. The road distance is 2645.2 km.

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The best way to get from Denver to Guanajuato without a car is to bus via San Juan de los Lagos which takes 34h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 46m to get from Denver to Guanajuato, including transfers.

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Denver to Guanajuato bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Denver station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Guanajuato is to fly which takes 9h 46m and costs $220 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus via San Juan de los Lagos, which costs and takes 34h 4m.

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There is no direct flight from Denver Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 21m and has one stopover.

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Denver to Guanajuato bus services, operated by Unebus, arrive at Guanajuato station.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Guanajuato.
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  • Distance: 2111.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 46m

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Guanajuato, Mexico?

United Airlines, American Airlines and six other airlines fly from Denver to Guanajuato hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Guanajuato via El Paso, TX, Presidencia, Minatitlán, Ciudad Juárez, San Juan de los Lagos, and León in around 34h 4m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $18000
Flights from Denver to Aguascalientes via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $21000
Flights from Denver to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $21000
Flights from Colorado Springs to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4700 - $18000
Flights from Denver to San Luis Potosi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $19000
Flights from Denver to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4400 - $17000
Flights from Denver to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4500 - $17000
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4000 - $11000
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4000 - $11000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4800 - $17000
Flights from Denver to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $20000
Flights from Denver to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4800 - $17000
Flights from Colorado Springs to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4600 - $17000
Flights from Denver to San Luis Potosi via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4700 - $17000
Flights from Denver to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $15000
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4400 - $8500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Denver to Leon/Guanajuato via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4200 - $15000
Flights from Denver to Leon/Guanajuato via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$5000 - $16000
Flights from Denver to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4500 - $15000
Flights from Denver to Aguascalientes via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$6000 - $19000
Flights from Denver to Aguascalientes via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $18000
Flights from Denver to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2900 - $9500
Flights from Denver to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2800 - $6500
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$2800 - $6500
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2800 - $6500
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Denver to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4400 - $15000
Flights from Denver to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $18000
Flights from Denver to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4800 - $17000
Flights from Denver to San Luis Potosi via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4600 - $16000
Flights from Denver to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4000 - $14000
Flights from Denver to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2700 - $8500
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $12000
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $11000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $12000
Flights from Denver to Mexico City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $11000
TAR Aerolineas
Website
tarmexico.com
Flights from Denver to San Luis Potosi via Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3400 - $13000
Bus operators
BajioGo
Phone
+52 415 185 8665
Email
info@bajiogo.com
Website
bajiogo.com
Shuttle from Queretaro Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$499
Schedules at
bajiogo.com
ETN
Phone
+52 800 800 0386
Email
atn_clientes@etn.com.mx
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$110 - $160
Regular price at station
$130 - $180
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$390 - $550
Regular price at station
$450 - $600
Bus from Mexico Norte to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Online discount
$500 - $700
Regular price at station
$550 - $800
Primera Plus
Phone
+52 477 710 0060
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Bus from Mexico to Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$550 - $750
Book at
cotizador.conectagfa.com.mx
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 719-687-3456
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$600 - $1000
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Omnibus de Mexico
Phone
+52 800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from San Luis Potosí to León
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$160 - $240
Regular
$330 - $480
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to San Juan de los Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$850 - $2500
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$850 - $1300
Regular
$1700 - $2500
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to León
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$850 - $2600
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Child & Senior discount
$850 - $1300
Regular
$1700 - $2600
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1400 - $2000
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$1400 - $2000
Futura Select
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
futura.com.mx
Bus from San Juan de los Lagos to León
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$163
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Fresnillo to León
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$597
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Chihuahuenses
Phone
800 507 5500
Email
contacto@estrellablanca.com.mx
Website
chihuahuenses.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to León
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2225
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Fresnillo
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1040
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Fresnillo to León
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$597
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Union Station Amtrak to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Amtrak

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Guanajuato is 1h ahead of Denver. It is currently 4:45 PM in Denver and 5:45 PM in Guanajuato.

Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Guanajuato is 2645 km. It takes approximately 28h 4m to drive from Denver to Guanajuato.

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Aeroméxico, Frontier Airlines, Volaris and two other airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Leon/Guanajuato Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Guanajuato. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $3 - $11.

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