Travel from LAJ to DER

1d 1h 36min
280 lb of CO2
1d 6h 24min
168 lb of CO2
18h 51min
214 lb of CO2

Drive from LAJ to DER

It's 1112 miles between LAJ to DER. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 51min and 19h 48min from LAJ to DER 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 DER 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.

What is the best way to travel from LAJ to DER?

Because DER is so far away from LAJ, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to DER do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Amtrak operates from LAJ to DER, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from LAJ to DER?

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.

LAJ to DER MI - take the train or bus?

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

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

Does Amtrak go from LAJ to DER?

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

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

The total distance between LAJ and DER 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.

LAJ to DER Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $211
Fastest Way Train — 1d 1h 36min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 168 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 1,112 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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