There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Fort Collins 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 San Diego to Denver, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Denver (DEN) SAN - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub

$104 - $336

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Fly San Diego to Laramie, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Laramie (LAR) SAN - LAR
  2. Take the bus from Laramie, Wy to Ft Collins

$279 - $1,068

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Denver, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Denver (DEN) SNA - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub

$133 - $338

Bus Greyhound USA  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Frisco
  3. Take the bus from Frisco to Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to CSU Campus

$129 - $319

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Denver
  3. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center

$153 - $226

Train, bus  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
  4. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
  5. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to CSU Campus

$214 - $593

Drive  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Fort Collins 1161.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Fort Collins. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at CSU Campus via Los Angeles, Ca, Frisco and Denver Bus Center - Greyhound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Fort Collins is 866 miles. The road distance is 1161.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Fort Collins without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from San Diego to Fort Collins, including transfers.

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San Diego to Fort Collins bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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San Diego to Fort Collins bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at CSU Campus station.

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Fort Collins is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 7:53 AM in San Diego and 8:53 AM in Fort Collins.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Fort Collins is 1162 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 2 min to drive from San Diego to Fort Collins.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Denver Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Fort Collins.
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  • Distance: 866.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Fort Collins, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Fort Collins via Los Angeles, Ca, Frisco, Denver, Co, and Denver Bus Center - Greyhound in around 30 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Laramie via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Laramie via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Laramie via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Green Ride
Website
greenrideco.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Schedules at
greenrideco.com
Book at
greenrideco.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Laramie, Wy to Ft Collins
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Frisco
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Frisco to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Frisco Transfer Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to CSU Campus
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
ridebustang.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to El Paso
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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