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There are 7 ways to get from Denver to Los Angeles by plane, bus, tram, train 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.

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Los Angeles (LAX) DEN - LAX

$59 - $189

6 alternative options

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  6h

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) DEN - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W

$132 - $356

Fly to Burbank  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Burbank (BUR) DEN - BUR

$134 - $376

Fly to Long Beach, tram  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Long Beach (LGB) DEN - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$153 - $713

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Santa Ana (SNA) DEN - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$113 - $273

Bus  •  21h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Los Angeles, Ca 1683

$95 - $250

Drive  •  16h 12m

  1. Drive from Denver to Los Angeles 1047.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $55 - $190 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $55 - $190 and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Denver, Co and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21h 45m.

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The distance between Denver and Los Angeles is 835 miles. The road distance is 1047.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 21h 45m and costs $95 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Denver to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Denver to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Denver, Co station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $55 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $250 and takes 21h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 26m.

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Denver to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 835 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Denver to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Denver to Los Angeles twice daily. Tickets cost $95 - $250 and the journey takes 21h 45m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Denver to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Denver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Denver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Denver to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Denver to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Denver to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Denver to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Denver to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Denver to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Denver to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Denver to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Denver to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Denver to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Denver to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Denver to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Denver to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Denver to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Denver to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Denver to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Denver to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Denver to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Denver to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Denver to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250

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More Questions & Answers

Los Angeles is 1h behind Denver. It is currently 4:05 AM in Denver and 3:05 AM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Los Angeles is 1048 miles. It takes approximately 16h 12m to drive from Denver to Los Angeles.

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta and three other airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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Book your Denver to Los Angeles bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 2726+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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

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