There are 7 ways to get from Madison 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 Madison to Denver  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Denver (DEN) MSN - DEN

$113 - $813

6 alternative options

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Denver  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Denver (DEN) MKE - DEN

$122 - $484

Fly Madison to Colorado Springs, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Colorado Springs (COS) MSN - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co

$297 - $1,274

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co

$147 - $328

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Denver, CO

$176 - $240

Bus, train  •  31 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Granby Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Granby, CO to Denver International Airport

$256 - $548

Drive  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Denver 967 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madison to Denver is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Denver is to fly which costs $110 - $850 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Denver. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St and arriving at Denver, Co via Clinton & Jackson, Chicago, Il and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 42 min.

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The distance between Madison and Denver is 843 miles. The road distance is 967 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Denver without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 42 min and costs $140 - $330.

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

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Madison to Denver bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, depart from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St station.

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The best way to get from Madison to Denver is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs $110 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $330 and takes 27 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Madison to Denver.
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  • Distance: 843.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines fly from Madison to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madison to Denver via Chicago, IL - Amtrak, Clinton & Jackson, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, and St Louis, Mo in around 27 h 42 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Madison to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Madison to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Madison to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Madison to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Madison to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
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 Chicago Union Station to Granby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.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 Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
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
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Home James Transportation
Website
homejamestransportation.com
Bus from Granby, CO to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
homejamestransportation.com
Book at
homejamestransportation.hudsonltd.net

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