There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh to Denver by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Denver  •  6 h 3 min

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

$131 - $422

6 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs, bus  •  8 h 53 min

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

$285 - $1,173

Train to Charlotte, fly to Denver  •  9 h 20 min

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

$169 - $652

Train, bus  •  42 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co

$187 - $487

Bus  •  46 h 6 min

  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 Richmond, IN
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  5. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO

$215 - $404

Train, bus via Chicago Union Station  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak 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 Raton Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
  5. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co

$326 - $945

Drive  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Denver 1684.1 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Denver is to fly which costs $130 - $430 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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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, Columbus, OH, Richmond, IN and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 6 min.

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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 and bus which takes 42 h 57 min and costs $180 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min 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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The best way to get from Raleigh to Denver is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $130 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $410 and takes 46 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Denver.
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  • Distance: 1468.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Raleigh to Denver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Denver via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Winston Salem, Nc, Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, Richmond, IN, and Indianapolis, IN in around 46 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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 Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
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
17 h 40 min
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 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
Bus operators
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 Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston-Salem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Burlington Trailways

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