There are 7 ways to get from Kentucky to Colorado by plane, bus or car

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Fly Louisville to Denver  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Denver (DEN) SDF - DEN

$310 - $452

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Fly Covington to Denver  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Denver (DEN) CVG - DEN

$130 - $331

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Fly Louisville to Colorado Springs  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Colorado Springs (COS) SDF - COS

$222 - $283

Bus to Dayton, fly to Denver  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Denver (DEN) DAY - DEN

$215 - $518

Bus Greyhound USA  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Evansville
  2. Take the bus from Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co

$137 - $310

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  29 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak 8251 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO 1401

$160 - $239

Drive  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Denver 1115 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Kentucky to Colorado is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kentucky to Colorado is to fly which costs $310 - $460 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kentucky to Colorado. However, there are services departing from Louisville, KY and arriving at Denver, Co via Evansville, In and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kentucky and Colorado is 1118 miles. The road distance is 1115 miles.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to Colorado without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 39 min and costs $130 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Kentucky to Colorado, including transfers.

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Kentucky to Colorado bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Louisville, KY station.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to Colorado is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $310 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $310 and takes 25 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Louisville Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Kentucky to Colorado.
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  • Distance: 1118.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Kentucky, USA and Colorado, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Louisville to Aurora hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Louisville to Denver via Evansville, Evansville, In, and St Louis, Mo in around 25 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Covington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Louisville to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $234
Flights from Louisville to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $234
Flights from Louisville to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $234
Flights from Dayton to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Dayton to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Covington to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Covington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Flights from Louisville to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Flights from Dayton to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Denver via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Covington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Dayton to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Dayton to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Louisville to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Covington to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Bus operators
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Evansville
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways

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Colorado is 2 h behind Kentucky. It is currently 12:01 AM in Kentucky and 10:01 PM in Colorado.

Yes, the driving distance between Kentucky to Colorado is 1115 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 27 min to drive from Kentucky to Colorado.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Louisville Airport to Denver Airport.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to Louisville Airport is to line 02 bus which takes 31 min and costs $1 - $3.

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