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There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Colorado by plane, train, bus 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  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Denver (DEN) DCA - DEN

$134 - $457

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Fly Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Colorado Springs (COS) DCA - COS

$283 - $1,043

Fly Washington Dulles to Denver  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Denver (DEN) IAD - DEN

$150 - $724

Fly Reagan Washington to Pueblo  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pueblo (PUB) DCA - PUB

$301 - $1,138

Train to Baltimore, fly to Denver  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Denver (DEN) BWI - DEN

$207 - $864

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Denver  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Denver (DEN) PHL - DEN

$212 - $647

Train, bus  •  41 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norristown King Prussia, Pa to Denver, Co 1675

$250 - $654

Train, bus via Pittsburgh Amtrak  •  42 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co 1683 / ...

$184 - $477

Train, bus Burlington Trailways  •  45 h 6 min

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

$234 - $488

Train Amtrak, bus  •  46 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Raton Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
  4. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co

$283 - $810

Drive  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Denver 1694.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Colorado is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 26 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Colorado is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Washington and Colorado is 1541 miles. The road distance is 1694.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Colorado without a car is to train and bus which takes 41 h 33 min and costs $250 - $700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Washington to Colorado, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 4 min.

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Colorado is 2 h behind Washington. It is currently 7:24 PM in Washington and 5:24 PM in Colorado.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Colorado is 1694 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 50 min to drive from Washington to Colorado.

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American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Denver Airport.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Colorado.
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  • Distance: 1540.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Colorado, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Washington to Aurora hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Cleveland, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Toronto, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station 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
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
Once 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.

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 Norristown King Prussia, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
37 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $260
Flexible
$310 - $400
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
33 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$260 - $340
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Burlington Trailways
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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