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There are 9 ways to get from Nebraska to Boulder by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly from North Platte, bus  •  3h

  1. Fly from North Platte (LBF) to Denver (DEN) LBF - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$116 - $489

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Bus Burlington Trailways  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO 1401

$79 - $170

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Fly from Kearney, bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Kearney (EAR) to Denver (DEN) EAR - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$124 - $502

Fly from Lincoln, bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Lincoln (LNK) to Denver (DEN) LNK - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$201 - $636

Fly from Omaha, bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Denver (DEN) OMA - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$96 - $280

Taxi to McCook, fly, bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take a taxi from North Platte to McCook
  2. Fly from McCook (MCK) to Denver (DEN) MCK - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$198 - $286

Train  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station California Zephyr

$83 - $224

Bus Express Arrow  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sterling, NE
  2. Take the bus from Sterling, NE to Denver, CO

$120 - $191

Drive  •  8h 17m

  1. Drive from Omaha to Boulder 557 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Nebraska to Boulder is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Nebraska to Boulder is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $490 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nebraska to Boulder station. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at Downtown Boulder Station via 18th St & California St and Union Station Gate B17. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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The distance between Nebraska and Boulder is 322 miles. The road distance is 557 miles.

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The best way to get from Nebraska to Boulder without a car is to train which takes 10h and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Nebraska to Boulder, including transfers.

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Nebraska to Boulder bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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The best way to get from Nebraska to Boulder is to train which takes 10h and costs $80 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $170 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest flight from North Platte Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Nebraska to Boulder bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Denver, CO station.

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Map of how to get from Nebraska to Boulder.
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  • Distance: 321.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Nebraska, USA and Boulder, CO, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Omaha to Boulder twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $220 and the journey takes 9h 10m. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Omaha to Boulder once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 10h 5m. Express Arrow also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from North Platte to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Kearney to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Lincoln to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Omaha to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from McCook to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from McCook to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Omaha to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Omaha Amtrak Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Phone
+1 303-299-6000
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
rtd-denver.com
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
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Bus from Omaha, NE to Sterling, NE
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bus from Sterling, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Other operators
Taxi from North Platte to McCook
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Boulder is 1h behind Nebraska. It is currently 1:44 AM in Nebraska and 12:44 AM in Boulder.

Yes, the driving distance between Nebraska to Boulder is 557 miles. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from Nebraska to Boulder.

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United Airlines offers flights from North Platte Airport to Denver Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Boulder. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nebraska to North Platte Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs $17 - $21.

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