How to travel from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL

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Travel Information between Denver, CO and Chicago, IL

distanceDistance915 miles (1475 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$31 - $110
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $31 (€27) • 2 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $31 (€27) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 915 miles (1475 km) between Denver, CO and Chicago, IL. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL.

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from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL

How to get from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
07:20PM26h20
Denver, CO
10:40PMChicago, IL
$2181One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
08:20PM32h00
Denver, CO
05:20AMChicago, IL
$2001One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Greyhound
07:20PM26h20
Denver, CO
10:40PMChicago, IL
$2181One-way
2 transfers
Other options
Greyhound
07:20PM26h35
Denver, CO
10:55PMChicago, IL
$2181One-way
2 transfers
Greyhound
08:20PM40h55
Denver, CO
02:15PMChicago, IL
$2481One-way
3 transfers

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You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $31 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL.

Denver, CO to Chicago, IL travel information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 18 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $105
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL travel information:

  • Average Duration: 19 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: $110

United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel between Denver, CO and Chicago, IL.

Denver, CO to Chicago, IL travel information with United:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: $163

FAQs: Travel from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL

FAQs: Travel to Chicago, IL easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL.
FAQs

There are 3 options to travel from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL including taking a train, bus or flight.

The cheapest way to get from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Chicago, IL:

Taking a flight costs $79 (€68) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $110 (€95) for the same trip.

Taking a flight costs $73 (€63) less than taking a train, which costs on average $104 (€90) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Chicago, IL from Denver, CO is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 23 min.

Other travel options to Chicago, IL take longer:

Bus takes on average 19 h 50 min.

Train takes on average 18 h 40 min.

You should expect to travel around 915 miles (1475 km) between Denver, CO and Chicago, IL.

The average frequency per day from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Chicago, IL from Denver, CO as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL:

    • You can take a bus from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL with Greyhound or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $110 (€95) with FlixBus from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL.
    • You can take a flight from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL with United, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines or Sky West Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€27) with Frontier Airlines from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL.
    • You can go to Chicago, IL from Denver, CO by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $104 (€90) with Amtrak from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Chicago, IL with Amtrak.

    Direct services to Chicago, IL tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Denver, CO to Chicago, IL often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like San Francisco, CA, Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, Milwaukee, WI or Champaign, IL. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Denver, CO and Chicago, IL itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chicago, IL and any of these top destinations today!
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