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Travel to Colorado

Flying to Colorado

Major airports are: Denver International Airport and Colorado Springs Airport.

Airport Guides

Denver International Airport




Denver International Airport is located 40km (25 miles) northeast of Denver.


+1 303 342 2000


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Colorado Springs Airport




Colorado Springs Airport is located 10km (6 miles) southeast of central Colorado Springs.


+1 719 550 1900


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Flight times

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

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Travelling to Colorado 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.

Driving to Colorado

Getting to Colorado by boat

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