There are 4 ways to get from Thornton to Fort Collins by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus Bustang  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center CDOT North Line

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus TransFort  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from US 36 & Sheridan Station Gate D to Downtown Boulder Station Ff1
  2. Take the bus from Canyon & 15Th to Olive Station Flex

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thornton to Fort Collins 55.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Thornton to Fort Collins 55.8 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thornton to Fort Collins. However, there are services departing from Thornton PnR Gate C and arriving at Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center via Denver Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Thornton and Fort Collins is 50 miles. The road distance is 55.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornton to Fort Collins without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Thornton to Fort Collins, including transfers.

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Thornton to Fort Collins bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Denver Union Station.

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Thornton to Fort Collins bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornton to Fort Collins is 56 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Thornton to Fort Collins.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Fort Collins. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thornton to Fort Collins.
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  • Distance: 50.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

What companies run services between Thornton, CO, USA and Fort Collins, CO, USA?

Bustang operates a bus from Thornton to Fort Collins every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
ridebustang.com
Regional Transportation District
Phone
+1 303-299-6000
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from US 36 & Sheridan Station Gate D to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
rtd-denver.com
TransFort
Website
ridetransfort.com
Bus from Canyon & 15Th to Olive Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridetransfort.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thornton to Fort Collins
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Metro Taxi
Phone
+1 303-333-3333
Website
metrotaxidenver.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 303-777-7777
Website
denveryellowcab.com

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