There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Boulder by plane, bus, train, subway 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.

Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Denver, bus  •  6 h 52 min

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

$132 - $452

7 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Denver, bus  •  7 h 17 min

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

$148 - $719

Train to Baltimore, fly to Denver, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Denver (DEN) BWI - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$205 - $859

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Colorado Springs, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Colorado Springs (COS) IAD - COS
  3. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$233 - $784

Train  •  37 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$242 - $710

Bus  •  43 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co 1683 / ...

$170 - $434

Train, bus  •  46 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO 1401

$235 - $488

Drive  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Boulder 1709.2 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Boulder is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 27 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Boulder is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 52 min and costs $130 - $460.

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The distance between Washington and Boulder is 2417 km. The road distance is 2735 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Washington to Boulder, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Boulder. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at 28th St & College Ave via Harrisburg, Pa and 18th St & California St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Boulder, CO, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Boulder via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Denver Union Station Amtrak, and Union Station Gate B17 in around 37 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Boulder via Harrisburg, Pa, Denver, Co, and 18th St & California St in around 43 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Columbus
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once 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 Washington Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$300 - $390
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