There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Denver by plane, train, tram, bus 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.

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Fly Los Angeles to Denver  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Denver (DEN) LAX - DEN

$65 - $197

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Fly Burbank to Denver  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Denver (DEN) BUR - DEN

$134 - $376

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Denver  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Denver (DEN) ONT - DEN

$154 - $393

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to Denver  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Denver (DEN) LGB - DEN

$125 - $565

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Denver  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Denver (DEN) SNA - DEN

$114 - $274

Fly Los Angeles to Colorado Springs, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Colorado Springs (COS) LAX - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver

$236 - $925

Train to San Diego, fly to Denver  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Denver (DEN) SAN - DEN

$124 - $366

Bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Frisco 1682
  2. Take the bus from Frisco to Denver, Co 6072 / ...

$104 - $265

Train, bus  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Raton Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Raton to Denver, Co 7310 / ...

$177 - $495

Drive  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Denver 1039.2 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Denver. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Denver, Co via Frisco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Denver is 835 miles. The road distance is 1039.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Denver without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Los Angeles to Denver, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Denver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Denver is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 14 min.

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

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Denver is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 9:34 PM in Los Angeles and 10:34 PM in Denver.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Denver is 1039 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 3 min to drive from Los Angeles to Denver.

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  • Distance: 835 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Denver via Frisco in around 23 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Burbank to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Burbank to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Long Beach to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Denver via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Denver via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Long Beach to Denver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from San Diego to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Long Beach to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Frisco
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Frisco to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Raton to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Frisco Transfer Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com

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

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Book your Los Angeles to Denver bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Denver. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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