Welcome to La Junta
Welcome to La Junta

Travel Resources

La Junta is located in Southeast Colorado

La Junta is located in the beautiful Arkansas River Valley, one of the best kept secrets in Colorado, on US Highway 50 and Amtrak's Southwest Chief Route. The name La Junta means "the junction" in Spanish. The town of La Junta is located at what once was the junction of the Mountain Branch of the Santa Fe Trail and the Trappers Trail into the mountains and gold camps of Colorado. You will find La Junta easy to get to whether you drive your own car on US 50, take the train, or fly into La Junta Airport. Explore our several travel options below to help make the time spent here in La Junta your vacation of a lifetime!

Travel Agencies

Gateway Travel & Cruises

118 W. 3rd Street
La Junta, CO 81050

Phone: 719-384-4177
Toll Free: 1-800-290-2652
Fax: 719-384-4308

Bus Lines

La Junta Transit

La Junta City Bus

102 E. 2nd St.

Phone: 719-384-5453


Bee Line Express

Bus route from Wichita KS, to Pueblo, CO

Bus Stop & Office: The Travel Inn
110 East 1st Street

Toll-Free: 855-201-6700

Office Hours:
Mo-Fr 0800-1700

Eastbound to Pueblo departs at 1:25 PM and arrives in Pueblo at 2:45 to connect with Greyhound. ($18 one way!)


Southwest Chief Route

La Junta Amtrak Station
1 West First Street,
La Junta, CO 81050

Station Information Only: 719-384-2275

Reservations & Schedule: 1-800-872-7245

Station Open Everyday
6:00 am 10:00 pm

Ticketing Hours Everyday
6:45 am - 12:15 pm & 3:45 pm - 9:15 pm

Amtrak Southwest Chief Route

Santa Fe RR Harvey Houses along the  Southwest Chief Route


La Junta Municipal Airport

30267 1st Ave
La Junta, CO 81050

Phone: 719-384-8407

Municipal Airport Web Site

La Junta Municipal Airport