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There are 6 ways to get from Hays to Colorado Springs by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Colorado Springs  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Hays (HYS) to Colorado Springs (COS) HYS - COS

$162 - $654

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Bus  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Hays, Ks to Topeka, Ks
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$88 - $229

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Fly to Denver, shuttle  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Hays (HYS) to Denver (DEN) HYS - DEN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel

$147 - $544

Fly to Pueblo, bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Hays (HYS) to Pueblo (PUB) HYS - PUB
  2. Take the bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$229 - $970

Bus, train  •  23h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Hays, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Raton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co

$145 - $397

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Hays to Colorado Springs 324.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hays to Colorado Springs is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Hays to Colorado Springs is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hays to Colorado Springs. However, there are services departing from Hays, Ks and arriving at Colorado Springs, Co via Topeka, Ks and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 55m.

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The distance between Hays and Colorado Springs is 297 miles. The road distance is 324.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hays to Colorado Springs without a car is to bus which takes 17h 55m and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Hays to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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Hays to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hays, Ks station.

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The best way to get from Hays to Colorado Springs is to fly which takes 3h 27m and costs $160 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 17h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Hays Airport to Colorado Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 4m and has one stopover.

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Hays to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Colorado Springs, Co station.

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Map of how to get from Hays to Colorado Springs.
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  • Distance: 297.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Hays, KS, USA and Colorado Springs, CO, USA?

United Airlines flies from Hays to Colorado Springs 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hays to Colorado Springs via Topeka, Ks and Denver, Co in around 17h 55m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hays to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hays to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Hays to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
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 Kansas City Union Station to Raton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Colorado Springs Shuttle
Website
coloradoshuttle.com
Shuttle from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
coloradoshuttle.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Hays, Ks to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Hays, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Colorado Springs is 1h behind Hays. It is currently 11:25 AM in Hays and 10:25 AM in Colorado Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Hays to Colorado Springs is 325 miles. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Hays to Colorado Springs.

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United Airlines offers flights from Hays Airport to Colorado Springs Airport.

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Book your Hays to Colorado Springs bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Colorado Springs. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hays to Hays Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs $11 - $14.

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