Travel from Jackson to Grand Junction

Bus
$129
1d 11h 27min
196 lb of CO2
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Train
$332
1d 17h 12min
450 lb of CO2
Flight
$390
7h 39min
687 lb of CO2

Jackson to Grand Junction Flights

There are 1 airports — JAN — that make sense to fly out of from Jackson and 1 airports — GJT — to access Grand Junction. The best deals are usually found by flying out of JAN.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Grand Junction from Jackson, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$152
19h 8min
217 lb of CO2

Drive from Jackson to Grand Junction

It's 1129 miles between Jackson to Grand Junction. On a typical day, it might take between 19h 8min and 20h 5min from Jackson to Grand Junction under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 21h 3min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Grand Junction 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 $152.

What is the best way to travel from Jackson to Grand Junction?

Because Grand Junction is so far away from Jackson, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Grand Junction do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Jackson to Grand Junction?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, train, flight 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.

Jackson to Grand Junction CO - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Jackson to Grand Junction. 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 Grand Junction is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Jackson/Grand Junction buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Jackson 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 Jackson MS and Grand Junction 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 Jackson to Grand Junction? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction 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 Jackson to Grand Junction?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Jackson to Grand Junction is by bus. The bus costs $129 roughly and will take 1 day 11 hours 27 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Jackson to Grand Junction?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Jackson area and Grand Junction, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 17 hours 12 minutes. We recommend catching the train at JAN Jackson Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from Jackson. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Jackson to Grand Junction by car?

The total distance between Jackson and Grand Junction is 1129 miles and will take you about 19 hours 8 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $152.

Jackson to Grand Junction Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $129
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 39min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 165 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 1,128 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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