Distance from Boulder, CO to Denver, CO


29 mi


32 minutes

Gas Cost

$3 - $7

There are 24.19 miles from Boulder to Denver in southeast direction and 29 miles (46.67 kilometers) by car, following the US-36 E route.

Boulder and Denver are 32 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Boulder, CO to Denver, CO. The halfway point is Broomfield, CO.

Boulder, CO and Denver, CO are in the same time zone (MDT). Current time in both locations is 4:08 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 1.15 gallons of gas to cover the route between Boulder, CO and Denver, CO.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Boulder to Denver is $4.71.

During the route, an average car will release 22.60 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

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Halfway Point Between Boulder, CO and Denver, CO

If you want to meet halfway between Boulder, CO and Denver, CO or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 39.894894 and -105.077560, or 39º 53' 41.6184" N, 105º 4' 39.216" W. This location is 14.36 miles away from Boulder, CO and Denver, CO and it would take approximately 16 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city to the halfway point is Broomfield, CO, situated 13 miles from Boulder, CO and 18 miles from Denver, CO. It would take 16 minutes to go from Boulder to Broomfield and 23 minutes to go from Denver to Broomfield.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Thornton, CO,Lakewood, CO,Westminster, CO, and Arvada, CO.

Weather in Boulder and Denver

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Boulder, CO and Denver, CO:


Rain tomorrow through Tuesday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain Rain
90° 67° 89° 66° 83° 66° 75° 60° 74° 60°
6% Rain probability 43% Rain probability 76% Rain probability 84% Rain probability 81% Rain probability
5 35 degrees 6 294 degrees 7 266 degrees 5 287 degrees 4 226 degrees


Rain on Sunday through Tuesday.

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Clear day Clear day Rain Rain Rain
97° 67° 97° 67° 93° 68° 83° 64° 77° 65°
3% Rain probability 17% Rain probability 59% Rain probability 77% Rain probability 78% Rain probability
4 66 degrees 5 328 degrees 5 319 degrees 6 342 degrees 3 198 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Boulder, CO

Planning on renting a car to go from Boulder, CO to Denver, CO? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Boulder, CO:


Small cars

From $14


Intermediate cars

From $18


Full-size cars

From $24



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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Boulder, CO and Denver, CO in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 24.19 mi 38.93 km 21.02 nautical mi
Driving distance 29 mi 46.23 km 24.96 nautical mi

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