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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Colorado Springs by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs  •  6h 7m

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

$209 - $750

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Fly Reagan Washington to Denver, shuttle  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Denver (DEN) DCA - DEN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel

$163 - $503

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Fly Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs  •  7h 30m

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

$283 - $1,043

Fly Washington Dulles to Denver, shuttle  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Denver (DEN) IAD - DEN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel

$179 - $770

Train to Baltimore, fly to Denver, shuttle  •  8h 34m

  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 a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel

$236 - $910

Fly Reagan Washington to Pueblo, bus  •  10h 19m

  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

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound  •  39h 20m

  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 Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Colorado Springs, CO

Bus  •  45h 35m

  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  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  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

$253 - $497

Drive  •  26h 55m

  1. Drive from Washington to Colorado Springs 1649.6 miles

$160 - $240

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

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Colorado Springs is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 6h 7m.

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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 45h 35m.

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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 Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound which takes 39h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 7m 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 6h 7m and costs $200 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $460 and takes 45h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Colorado Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 52m.

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Washington to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Colorado Springs, Co station.

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  • Distance: 1497.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines 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 45h 35m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Cleveland, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pueblo via Toronto, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Colorado Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
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 Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice 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 to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
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
Colorado Springs Shuttle
Website
coloradoshuttle.com
Shuttle from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
coloradoshuttle.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 Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
38h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$300 - $390
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
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
Bus from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com

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Colorado Springs is 2h behind Washington. It is currently 5:18 PM in Washington and 3:18 PM in Colorado Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Colorado Springs is 1650 miles. It takes approximately 26h 55m to drive from Washington to Colorado Springs.

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

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Book your Washington to Colorado Springs bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Colorado Springs. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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