Directions from Minnesota to Colorado

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Recommended option

Fly to Colorado Springs  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Colorado Springs (COS) MSP - COS

$204 - $466

Cheapest option

Line 538 bus, fly to Denver  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 538 bus from Garfield Ave S & 86th St W to 82nd St E & 28th Ave S
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Denver (DEN) MSP - DEN

$82 - $325

7 alternative options

Fly to Pueblo  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Pueblo (PUB) MSP - PUB

$272 - $691

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co 1683 / ...

$141 - $261

Night bus, bus, train  •  22 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA 805
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  3. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  4. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak

$198 - $444

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  3. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Denver, CO

$161 - $241

Bus, train  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak

$178 - $421

Train  •  29 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$199 - $586

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Denver 919 miles

$90 - $130

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

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Bloomington to Colorado Springs every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Denver via Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, Mo in around 20 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Pueblo via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ottumwa Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once 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
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from Garfield Ave S & 86th St W to 82nd St E & 28th Ave S
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minnesota and Colorado is 1210 km. The road distance is 1470 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Colorado is to drive which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Colorado is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $200 - $470.

No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Colorado. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Denver, Co via Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Minnesota to Colorado, including transfers.