There are 11 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  •  5 h 17 min

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

$90 - $269

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Fly Grand Rapids to Denver  •  5 h 58 min

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

$191 - $756

Fly Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs  •  7 h 11 min

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

$234 - $857

Fly Grand Rapids to Pueblo  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Pueblo (PUB) GRR - PUB

$391 - $1,238

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Colorado Springs  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Amtrak 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  •  9 h 22 min

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

$139 - $424

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  32 h 31 min

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

$158 - $279

Train, bus via Raton  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Raton Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Raton to Denver, Co

$220 - $620

Train, bus  •  33 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Granby Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Granby, CO to Denver International Airport

$278 - $650

Bus Greyhound USA  •  34 h

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co 1683 / ...

$136 - $360

Drive  •  19 h 52 min

  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 - $270 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Colorado is to fly which costs $90 - $270 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Colorado station. However, there are services departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Civic Center Station Gate 7 via Indianapolis, IN and 19th St & Curtis St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 31 min.

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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 bus which takes 32 h 31 min and costs $150 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min 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 5 h 17 min and costs $90 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $280 and takes 32 h 31 min.

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

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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: 5 h 17 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Livonia to Aurora hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Denver via Indianapolis, IN, Denver, CO, and 19th St & Curtis St in around 32 h 31 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Pueblo via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Pueblo via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Grand Rapids to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Colorado Springs via Orlando
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
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 to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
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 Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
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
Burlington Trailways
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 Raton to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
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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Colorado is 2 h behind Michigan. It is currently 2:01 AM in Michigan and 12:01 AM in Colorado.

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

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Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Denver Airport.

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