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Trip Chicago Denver

Plan your trip by train, bus, plane from Chicago to Denver

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Omaha
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How to get from Chicago to Denver?

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All modes of transport Chicago-Denver

For your trip from Chicago (Illinois, United States) to Denver (Colorado, United States) with a distance of 917 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Chicago > Denver will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Chicago and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Midway International MDW airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Denver (Denver International airport, IATA code: DEN) operated by Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines or Southwest Airlines.
The train Chicago Denver is a direct bound.
Trains California Zephyr of Amtrak to Denver leave from Chicago railway station in Chicago. Arrival in Denver will take place at Denver station (0.7 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Chicago Denver only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Chicago-Omaha.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Chicago. The bus will drop you off at Crossroads Mall bus station (0.2 mi from Omaha, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at Union Station bus station (2 mi from Chicago) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Omaha.

Which carriers to travel between Chicago and Denver?

Airlines
Frontier Airlines carries out a flight from Midway International MDW airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Denver (arrival at Denver International DEN airport)
Spirit Airlines flies on the route from Minneapolis Saint Paul International MSP airport (located 7.5 mi from Minneapolis, United States) to Denver (serving Denver International DEN airport)
Southwest Airlines schedules the flight from Midway International MDW airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Denver (arrival at Denver International DEN airport)
American Airlines ensures the flight route from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Denver (serving Denver International DEN airport)
United Airlines carries out a flight from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Denver (arrival at Denver International DEN airport)
Delta Air Lines flies on the routes from Midway International MDW airport (located 6.8 mi from Chicago, United States) to Minneapolis (serving Minneapolis Saint Paul International MSP airport) and from Minneapolis Saint Paul International MSP airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Minneapolis to Denver (arrival at Denver International DEN airport)
Sun Country Airlines schedules the following flights: from Midway International MDW airport (located 6.8 mi from Chicago, United States) to Minneapolis (serving Minneapolis Saint Paul International MSP airport) and from Minneapolis Saint Paul International MSP airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Minneapolis to Denver (arrival at Denver International DEN airport)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of Union Station in Chicago and to the one of Crossroads Mall (Nebraska United States)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Chicago-Denver with the train California Zephyr from Chicago railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Denver at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Chicago or cities to visit near Denver

When travelling from Denver to Chicago by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Vail located at 75 mi from Denver, Omaha, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Kansas City (United States). If you have some time on your way to Denver or back to Chicago, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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