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There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Denver by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Denver  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Denver (DEN) HOU - DEN

$150 - $760

Cheapest option

Fly Houston to Denver  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Denver (DEN) IAH - DEN

$75 - $472

6 alternative options

Fly Houston to Colorado Springs, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Colorado Springs (COS) IAH - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver

$411 - $1,070

Night bus, bus  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx 7200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Denver, Co 7310 / ...

$113 - $287

Bus  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx 7216 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Denver, Co 7310 / ...

$113 - $287

Bus via Houston, TX  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Denver, Co 7310 / ...

$112 - $258

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station

$310 - $917

Drive  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Denver 1124.4 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Denver is to drive which costs $110 - $160 and takes 17 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Denver is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Denver. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Denver, Co via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston station to Denver station. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Denver Union Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Houston and Denver is 883 miles. The road distance is 1124.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Denver without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 24 h 35 min and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Houston to Denver, including transfers.

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Houston to Denver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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Houston to Denver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Denver is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 24 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $310 - $950 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Denver.
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  • Distance: 883.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Denver via Dallas, Tx in around 24 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Denver via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Denver via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Houston to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Denver via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Houston to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Houston to Denver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Denver, Co station.

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Denver is 1 h behind Houston. It is currently 5:49 PM in Houston and 4:49 PM in Denver.

Houston to Denver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Denver Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Denver is 1124 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 29 min to drive from Houston to Denver.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Denver Airport.

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Book your Houston to Denver bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 467+ hotels available in Denver. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51 min and costs $2.

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