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There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Denver by plane, bus, train 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 Raleigh/Durham to Denver  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Denver (DEN) RDU - DEN

$131 - $422

7 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Colorado Springs (COS) RDU - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver

$292 - $1,170

Train to Charlotte, fly to Denver  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Denver (DEN) CLT - DEN

$171 - $655

Train  •  43h 48m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station

$283 - $845

Bus Greyhound USA  •  45h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co

$167 - $451

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO

$227 - $328

Train via Alexandria Amtrak Station  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station

$302 - $882

Drive  •  26h 55m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Denver 1684.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Denver is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 26h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Denver is to fly which costs $130 - $430 and takes 6h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Denver. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Denver, Co via Raleigh, Nc, Winston Salem, Nc and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh station to Denver station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Union Station and arriving at Denver Union Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 48m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Denver is 1468 miles. The road distance is 1684.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Denver without a car is to train which takes 43h 48m and costs $280 - $850.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Raleigh to Denver, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Denver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Raleigh to Denver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Raleigh Union Station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Denver is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs $130 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $280 - $850 and takes 43h 48m, you could also bus, which costs $160 - $460 and takes 45h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Denver.
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  • Distance: 1468.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Raleigh to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Denver via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station in around 43h 48m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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 Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
megabus.com
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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h.

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

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Denver is 2h behind Raleigh. It is currently 1:02 PM in Raleigh and 11:02 AM in Denver.

Raleigh to Denver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Denver Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Denver is 1684 miles. It takes approximately 26h 55m to drive from Raleigh to Denver.

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Delta, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Denver Airport.

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There are 467+ hotels available in Denver. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 26m and costs $2 - $3.

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