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There are 7 ways to get from Aspen to Fort Collins by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport Colorado Mountain Express
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub Htc-Dia / ...

$135 - $164

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Bus Bustang  •  8 h 45 min

  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
  3. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center

$42 - $52

5 alternative options

Bus via Brush Creek & SH 82 DV  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot to Denver International Airport Colorado Mountain Express
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub Htc-Dia / ...

$131 - $168

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Aspen to Fort Collins 222.4 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Aspen, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to Denver (DEN) ASE - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub

$305 - $688

Bus to Eagle, fly, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Paepcke Park DV to El Jebel Park & Ride DV 82
  2. Fly from Eagle (EGE) to Denver (DEN) EGE - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub
  4. Take the bus from Harmony Rd. Transfer Center to CSU Campus

$322 - $698

Drive to Gunnison, fly, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte
  2. Fly from Gunnison (GUC) to Denver (DEN) GUC - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub

$370 - $766

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The cheapest way to get from Aspen to Fort Collins is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aspen to Fort Collins is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aspen to Fort Collins station. However, there are services departing from Aspen and arriving at Olive Station via Denver International Airport, Harmony Transfer Center and South Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 18 min.

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The distance between Aspen and Fort Collins is 134 miles. The road distance is 222.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Fort Collins without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 18 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to get from Aspen to Fort Collins, including transfers.

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Aspen to Fort Collins bus services, operated by Epic Mountain Express, depart from Aspen station.

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The quickest flight from Aspen Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Aspen to Fort Collins bus services, operated by Green Ride, arrive at Fort Collins Hub station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aspen to Fort Collins is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Aspen to Fort Collins.

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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 18 min

What companies run services between Aspen, CO, USA and Fort Collins, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Aspen to Fort Collins via Denver International Airport, Fort Collins Hub, Harmony Transfer Center, and South Transit Center in around 8 h 18 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Aspen to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Eagle to Denver
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Gunnison to Denver
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Bus operators
Epic Mountain Express
Phone
+1 970-754-7433
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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Epic Mountain Express
Bus from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
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Epic Mountain Express
Green Ride
Website
greenrideco.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins Hub
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
greenrideco.com
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RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bus from Paepcke Park DV to El Jebel Park & Ride DV 82
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Harmony Rd. Transfer Center to CSU Campus
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
ridebustang.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Aspen Airport to Denver Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Fort Collins. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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

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