Travel from DER to LAJ

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$211 | 1d 6h 23min Train$214 | 1d 1h 36min Bus168 lb of CO2
  1. Train$214
    1d 1h 38min · 280 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$211
    1d 6h 24min · 168 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 51min · 214 lb of CO2

DER to LAJ Trains

train tickets from Dearborn to La Junta

$214 · 1d 1h 38min
AmtrakAmtrak DER train to LAJ
Train Tickets
About $214
Travel Duration
1d 1h 38min
Dearborn - DER
Amtrak from DER to CHIAmtrak · 5h 17minWolverine
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to LAJAmtrak · 20h 20minSouthwest Chief
La Junta - LAJ

train tickets from Detroit to La Junta

$215 · 1d 1h 47min
AmtrakAmtrak DET train to LAJ
Train Tickets
About $215
Travel Duration
1d 1h 47min
Detroit - DET
Amtrak from DET to CHIAmtrak · 5h 27minWolverine
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to LAJAmtrak · 20h 20minSouthwest Chief
La Junta - LAJ

train tickets from Pontiac to La Junta

$214 · 1d 1h 36min
AmtrakAmtrak PNT train to LAJ
Train Tickets
About $214
Travel Duration
1d 1h 36min
Pontiac - PNT
Amtrak from PNT to CHIAmtrak · 5h 15minWolverine
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to LAJAmtrak · 20h 20minSouthwest Chief
La Junta - LAJ

DER to LAJ Buses

bus tickets from Dearborn to Rocky Ford

$211 · 1d 6h 24min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 24min

bus tickets from Detroit to Rocky Ford

$213 · 1d 6h 40min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $213
Travel Duration
1d 6h 40min

bus tickets from Southfield to Rocky Ford

$211 · 1d 6h 23min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 23min

bus tickets from Roseville to Rocky Ford

$214 · 1d 6h 52min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $214
Travel Duration
1d 6h 52min

Drive from DER to LAJ

Driving from DER to LAJ

$150 · 18h 51min

It's 1112 miles between DER to LAJ. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 51min and 19h 48min from DER to LAJ under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to LAJ 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 $150.

Our recommendation to LAJ

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from DER to LAJ?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

DER to LAJ CO - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from DER to LAJ. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to LAJ is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the DER/LAJ buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from DER is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between DER MI and LAJ during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from DER to LAJ? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of LAJ traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to LAJ is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from DER to LAJ?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from DER to LAJ is by bus. The bus costs $211 roughly and will take 1 day 6 hours 23 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from DER to LAJ?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between DER area and LAJ, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 38 minutes. We recommend catching the train at DER Dearborn Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from DER. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from DER to LAJ by car?

The total distance between DER and LAJ is 1112 miles and will take you about 18 hours 51 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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