Travel to Colorado

Flying to Colorado

Flight times:

From London to Denver is 10 hours, and from New York is 4 hours.

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: DEN. Location: Denver International Airport is located 40km (25 miles) northeast of Denver. Money: Denver International Airport has ATMs throughout the terminal and concourses. Currency exchange... Read more

Airport Code: COS. Location: Colorado Springs Airport is located 10km (6 miles) southeast of central Colorado Springs. Money: There are two ATMs in the terminal: one in the baggage claim level, and the other in the departures... Read more

Travel by rail

Denver's growth is historically linked to its importance as a rail centre. It is a hub on the major Amtrak east-west route (tel: +1 800 872 7245, in the USA only;, with daily services to Chicago and San Francisco on the 'California Zephyr.' Westbound trains pass through Glenwood Canyon, which is one of the most beautiful railway routes in the USA. The 'Southwest Chief,' which links Chicago with Los Angeles, passes through the southeast corner of the State, where a bus link to Denver is available. The Amtrak Winter Park Express (tel: +1 888 923 7275; makes a scenic two-hour journey through the Rockies to the Winter Park Ski Resort on weekends during the skiing season, January 5th-March 25th, 2018.

Approximate rail journey times:
From Denver to Salt Lake City is 15 hours 30 minutes, to Chicago is 19 hours and to San Francisco is 34 hours.

Getting to Colorado by boat

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