There are 7 ways to get from Denver to Kearney by plane, bus, train, taxi 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 Kearney  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Kearney (EAR) DEN - EAR

$168 - $733

Cheapest option

Bus Express Arrow vehicles  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Ogallala, NE
  2. Take the bus from Ogallala, NE to Kearney, NE

$8 - $10

5 alternative options

Fly to North Platte, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to North Platte (LBF) DEN - LBF
  2. Take the bus from North Platte, NE to Kearney, NE

$194 - $786

Fly to McCook, train, taxi  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to McCook (MCK) DEN - MCK
  2. Take the train from McCook Amtrak to Holdrege Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Holdrege Amtrak to Kearney

$224 - $375

Train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$137 - $246

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Kearney, NE 1401

$65 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Kearney 360.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Kearney is to bus which costs $8 - $10 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Kearney is to fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Denver and Kearney is 320 miles. The road distance is 360.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Denver to Kearney, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Kearney, NE, USA?

United Airlines flies from Denver to Kearney 5 times a week. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Denver to Kearney once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Kearney
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Denver to North Platte
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Denver to McCook
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Denver to McCook
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from McCook Amtrak to Holdrege Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Holdrege Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from North Platte, NE to Kearney, NE
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Kearney, NE
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from North Platte, NE to Kearney, NE
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Kearney, NE
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Ogallala, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bus from Ogallala, NE to Kearney, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Other operators
Taxi from Holdrege Amtrak to Kearney
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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