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There are 9 ways to get from Michigan to Colorado by plane, train, 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 Detroit to Denver  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Denver (DEN) DTW - DEN

$93 - $274

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Fly Grand Rapids to Denver  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Denver (DEN) GRR - DEN

$194 - $761

Fly Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Colorado Springs (COS) GRR - COS

$234 - $857

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Colorado Springs  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Colorado Springs (COS) ORD - COS

$261 - $786

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Denver  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Denver (DEN) MDW - DEN

$142 - $429

Train  •  25h 43m

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station California Zephyr

$184 - $537

Bus Greyhound USA  •  32h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Denver, Co 1683

$136 - $340

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  32h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO 1401

$169 - $281

Drive  •  19h 52m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Denver 1275.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Colorado is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Colorado is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Colorado. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Denver, Co via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 10m.

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The distance between Michigan and Colorado is 1143 miles. The road distance is 1275.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Colorado without a car is to train which takes 25h 43m and costs $180 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Michigan to Colorado, including transfers.

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Michigan to Colorado bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Colorado is to fly which takes 5h 29m and costs $90 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 25h 43m, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 32h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 12m.

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

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Map of how to get from Michigan to Colorado.
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  • Distance: 1142.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and five other airlines fly from Livonia to Aurora hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Denver via Woodward & Baltimore Nb, Detroit Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Denver Union Station, and Union Station Gate B22 in around 25h 43m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Omaha
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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 Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
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
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 Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280
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Colorado is 2h behind Michigan. It is currently 4:09 PM in Michigan and 2:09 PM in Colorado.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan to Colorado is 1276 miles. It takes approximately 19h 52m to drive from Michigan to Colorado.

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Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Denver Airport.

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Book your Michigan to Colorado bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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