Denver to Thornton

Public transit, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Public Transit$11 | 1h 23min Public Transit$11 | 1h 23min Drive3 lb of CO2
  1. Public Transit$11
    1h 23min · 6 lb of CO2
  2. Drive$1
    13min · 3 lb of CO2

Public Transit from Denver to Thornton

bus tickets from Union Station to 104th & Washington

$11 · 1h 23min · 1 stop
Union Station
RTD SkyRide from Union Station to Denver International AirportRTD SkyRide · 44minAF Downtown Denver
Denver International Airport
RTD SkyRide from Denver International Airport to 104th & WashingtonRTD SkyRide · 39minAA Northglenn / Thornton
104th & Washington

Drive from Denver to Thornton

Driving from Denver to Thornton

$2 · 13min

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.

Our recommendation 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 from Denver to Thornton
RTD SkyRide
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