Denver to Thornton Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $11
Fastest Way Public Transit — 1h 23min
Eco-Friendly Way Drive — 3 lb CO2
Available Modes 2 modes — public transit and by car
Distance 9 miles
Travel Companies RTD SkyRide
Public Transit
$11 · 1h 23min · 6 lb of CO2
Union Station to 104th & Washington
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Public Transit from Denver to Thornton

It's very common to take public transportation from Denver to Thornton..

Starting at Denver, you can hop on at Union Station and ride all the way to 104th & Washington.

$1 · 13min · 3 lb of CO2
Denver to Thornton
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Drive from Denver to Thornton

It's 9 miles between Denver to Thornton. On a typical day, it might take between 13min and 14min from Denver to Thornton under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 14min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Thornton by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Denver to Thornton?

The are 2 different ways across 2 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Denver to Thornton. Take public transit from Denver to Thornton, it's your best chance!

When to book trip from Denver to Thornton?

The earlier you can book your trip to Thornton, the better. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Denver to Thornton in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival.

How long does it take from Denver to Thornton by car?

The total distance between Denver and Thornton is 9 miles and will take you about 13 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

RTD SkyRide RTD SkyRide from Denver to Thornton
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