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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Colorado Springs by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs  •  7h 9m

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

$163 - $693

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Fly Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Colorado Springs (COS) IAD - COS

$238 - $948

Train to Baltimore, fly to Colorado Springs  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Colorado Springs (COS) BWI - COS

$183 - $701

Fly Reagan Washington to Denver, bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Denver (DEN) DCA - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to The Antlers; S. Cascade

$173 - $533

Fly Washington Dulles to Denver, bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Denver (DEN) IAD - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to The Antlers; S. Cascade

$208 - $2,868

Train to Baltimore, fly to Denver, bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Denver (DEN) BWI - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to The Antlers; S. Cascade

$173 - $521

Train, bus  •  40h 5m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal

$193 - $280

Bus  •  43h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal

$173 - $257

Drive  •  26h 54m

  1. Drive from Washington to Colorado Springs 1649.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $550 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Colorado Springs. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal via Pittsburgh, Pa and Denver Bus Center - Greyhound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 56m.

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The distance between Washington and Colorado Springs is 1498 miles. The road distance is 1649.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs without a car is to train and bus which takes 40h 5m and costs $190 - $280.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Washington to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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Washington to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to fly which takes 7h 9m and costs $160 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $260 and takes 43h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Colorado Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 39m and has one stopover.

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Washington to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal station.

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  • Distance: 1497.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Washington to Colorado Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Colorado Springs via Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, Pa, Denver, Co, and Denver Bus Center - Greyhound in around 43h 56m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Akron, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Will Rogers World
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Baltimore to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Colorado Springs Shuttle
Website
coloradoshuttle.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to The Antlers; S. Cascade
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
ridebustang.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
megabus.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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
33h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $290

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Colorado Springs is 2h behind Washington. It is currently 12:38 PM in Washington and 10:38 AM in Colorado Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Colorado Springs is 1650 miles. It takes approximately 26h 54m to drive from Washington to Colorado Springs.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Colorado Springs Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Colorado Springs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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 - $3.

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