There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Denver by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Denver  •  5 h 44 min

  1. DTW - DEN

$76 - $251

5 alternative options

Fly to Colorado Springs, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. DTW - COS

$332 - $1,269

Train  •  24 h 14 min

  1. Wolverine
  2. California Zephyr

$181 - $528

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  32 h 36 min

  1. Schedules 0014 and 0015 / ...
  2. 1401

$159 - $285

Bus Greyhound USA  •  34 h

  1. 1097 / ...
  2. 1683 / ...

$136 - $360

Drive  •  19 h 52 min

  1. 1275.7 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Detroit to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Denver via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 24 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Denver is 1857 km. The road distance is 2041 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Denver is to fly which costs $75 - $260 and takes 5 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Denver is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs $75 - $260.

No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Denver. However, there are services departing from Detroit Amtrak and arriving at Denver Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Denver. However, there are services departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Denver, CO via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Detroit to Denver, including transfers.