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There are 6 ways to get from Aspen to Boulder by bus, car or plane

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Bus Bustang  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV Brt / ...
  2. Take the bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Denver Union Station CDOT West Line

$34 - $44

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Bus Epic Mountain Express  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport Colorado Mountain Express
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station Ab1

$109 - $138

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Aspen to Boulder 174.2 miles

$17 - $25

Fly from Aspen, bus  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to Denver (DEN) ASE - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$281 - $663

Bus to Eagle, fly, bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Aspen to Eagle County Regional Airport
  2. Fly from Eagle (EGE) to Denver (DEN) EGE - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$344 - $729

Drive to Gunnison, fly, bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte
  2. Fly from Gunnison (GUC) to Denver (DEN) GUC - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$346 - $741

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The cheapest way to get from Aspen to Boulder is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Aspen to Boulder is to fly and bus which costs $280 - $700 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aspen to Boulder station. However, there are services departing from Paepcke Park DV and arriving at Downtown Boulder Station via West Glenwood Park & Ride and Union Station Gate B17. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 33m.

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The distance between Aspen and Boulder is 101 miles. The road distance is 174.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Boulder without a car is to bus which takes 6h 33m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Aspen to Boulder, including transfers.

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Aspen to Boulder bus services, operated by RFTA, depart from Paepcke Park DV station.

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The quickest flight from Aspen Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Aspen to Boulder bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Denver Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aspen to Boulder is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Aspen to Boulder.

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  • Distance: 101 miles
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Aspen, CO, USA and Boulder, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Aspen to Boulder via West Glenwood Park & Ride and Union Station Gate B17 in around 6h 33m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Aspen to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Eagle to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Gunnison to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Bus operators
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
ridebustang.com
Epic Mountain Express
Phone
+1 970-754-7433
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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Epic Mountain Express
Bus from Aspen to Eagle County Regional Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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Epic Mountain Express
Regional Transportation District
Phone
+1 303-299-6000
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
rtd-denver.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Aspen Airport to Denver Airport.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Aspen Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs $2 - $4.

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