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There are 7 ways to get from Minnesota to Colorado by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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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 24 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

$85 - $330

5 alternative options

Fly to Pueblo  •  6 h 11 min

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

$312 - $1,441

Bus via Mall of America - Bloomington, MN  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Mall of America - Bloomington, MN to Des Moines, IA 201
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO 1401

$137 - $203

Bus  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO 1401

$139 - $208

Night bus, bus, train  •  21 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 Ottumwa, IA
  3. Take the train from Ottumwa Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station

$173 - $406

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Denver 919 miles

$90 - $130

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Minnesota to Colorado. However, there are services departing from 8th St S & 4th Ave / 5th Ave S and arriving at Denver, CO via Mall of America - Bloomington, MN and Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 28 min.

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The distance between Minnesota and Colorado is 756 miles. The road distance is 919 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Colorado without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 28 min and costs $130 - $210.

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

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Minnesota to Colorado bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Mall of America - Bloomington, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Colorado is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $200 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 20 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Colorado Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 26 min.

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Minnesota to Colorado bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Denver, CO station.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to Colorado.
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  • Distance: 756.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Bloomington to Colorado Springs every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Denver via MOA Transit Station & Gate B, Mall of America - Bloomington, MN, and Des Moines, IA in around 20 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 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 31 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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Ottumwa Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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 Mall of America - Bloomington, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Colorado is 1 h behind Minnesota. It is currently 5:12 PM in Minnesota and 4:12 PM in Colorado.

Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Colorado is 919 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Minnesota to Colorado.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Colorado Springs Airport.

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