Directions from Denver to Rifle

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride CDOT West Line

$32 - $39

6 alternative options

Bus via Vail  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Vail 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride CDOT West Line

$33 - $58

Train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$135 - $214

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Rifle 206.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Grand Junction, drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Grand Junction (GJT) DEN - GJT
  2. Drive from Grand Junction to Rifle

$235 - $518

Fly to Aspen, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aspen (ASE) DEN - ASE
  2. Take the bus from ABC/Airport to 27th Street South Glenwood Station
  3. Take the bus from 27th Street South Glenwood Station to Railroad and 4th Street

$287 - $673

Fly to Eagle, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Eagle (EGE) DEN - EGE
  2. Take the bus from Glenwood Springs, CO to Railroad & 5th St - Rifle

$353 - $750

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Rifle, CO, USA?

Bustang operates a bus from Denver to Rifle once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $33 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Denver to Rifle once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Eagle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Glenwood Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Vail
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from ABC/Airport to 27th Street South Glenwood Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bus from 27th Street South Glenwood Station to Railroad and 4th Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Springs, CO to Railroad & 5th St - Rifle
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rfta.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Denver and Rifle is 241 km. The road distance is 330 km.

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Rifle is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Denver to Rifle is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $20 - $30.

No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Rifle. However, there are services departing from Denver Union Station and arriving at Railroad and 4th Street via Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Denver to Rifle, including transfers.