There are 9 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

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

$131 - $452

8 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Denver  •  6 h 28 min

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

$147 - $719

Train to Baltimore, fly to Denver  •  6 h 9 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

$204 - $859

Fly Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs  •  7 h 19 min

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

$283 - $1,043

Fly Reagan Washington to Pueblo  •  8 h 20 min

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

$301 - $1,138

Train  •  37 h 10 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

$241 - $708

Bus  •  42 h 35 min

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

$167 - $429

Train, bus  •  45 h 6 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

$233 - $486

Drive  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Denver 1694.3 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Colorado. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Denver, Co via Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 35 min.

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The best way to get from Washington to Colorado is to fly which takes 6 h and costs $130 - $460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $240 - $750 and takes 37 h 10 min, You could also bus, which costs $160 - $430 and takes 42 h 35 min..

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  • Distance: 1540.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Washington to Aurora hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Denver via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Denver Union Station Amtrak, and Union Station Gate B7 in around 37 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Covington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
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 Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Cleveland, Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
3 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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
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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