There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Colorado Springs by plane, bus, subway, train 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 Colorado Springs  •  7 h 5 min

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

$283 - $1,043

Cheapest option

Fly Reagan Washington to Denver  •  8 h 5 min

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

$163 - $503

7 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Pueblo, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pueblo (PUB) DCA - PUB
  2. Take the bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$310 - $1,159

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Denver  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Denver (DEN) IAD - DEN

$179 - $770

Train to Baltimore, fly to Denver  •  8 h 15 min

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

$236 - $910

Train, bus  •  41 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lamar Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lamar, CO to Kit Carson, CO
  4. Take the bus from Kit Carson, CO to Colorado Springs, CO

$259 - $706

Bus  •  44 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$180 - $459

Train, bus Burlington Trailways  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal

$243 - $497

Drive  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Colorado Springs 1649.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 26 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to fly which costs $280 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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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, Co via Harrisburg, Pa and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 21 min.

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The distance between Washington and Colorado Springs is 1498 miles. The road distance is 1649.6 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 41 h 2 min and costs $250 - $750.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Washington to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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Washington to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to fly which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $280 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $460 and takes 44 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Colorado Springs.
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  • Distance: 1497.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Washington to Colorado Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Colorado Springs via Harrisburg, Pa and Denver, Co in around 44 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 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 34 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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Sunday
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 Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Cleveland, 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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Cleveland, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
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 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Lamar Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $360
Room
$500 - $700
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
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 Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Outback Express
Website
outbackexpress.tripod.com
Bus from Lamar, CO to Kit Carson, CO
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
outbackexpress.tripod.com
Bus from Kit Carson, CO to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
outbackexpress.tripod.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
ridebustang.com

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