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There are 4 ways to get from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve by bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, drive via West Glenwood Park & Ride  •  11h 46m

  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 Bus Center - Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Walsenburg
  4. Drive from Walsenburg to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$61 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Walsenburg
  3. Drive from Walsenburg to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$140 - $184

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot to Denver International Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel
  3. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Walsenburg
  4. Drive from Walsenburg to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$160 - $226

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve 173.5 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 4h 10m.

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The distance between Aspen and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 124 miles. The road distance is 173.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 11h 46m to get from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 173 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

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Map of how to get from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 123.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 46m

What companies run services between Aspen, CO, USA and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO, USA?

There is no direct connection from Aspen to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the bus to West Glenwood Park & Ride, take the bus to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound, take the walk to Denver, Co, take the bus to Walsenburg, then take the drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Denver International Airport, take the walk to Denver Airport Station Gate 9, take the bus to Nine Mile Station Gate H, take the walk to Nine Mile Station, take the tram to 18th & California Station, take the walk to Denver, Co, take the bus to Walsenburg, then take the drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

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 Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
ridebustang.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Walsenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Walsenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
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
More information at
Epic Mountain Express
Bus from Brush Creek & HWY 82 Intercept Lot to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $130
More information at
Epic Mountain Express
Colorado Springs Shuttle
Website
coloradoshuttle.com
Shuttle from Denver International Airport to Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
coloradoshuttle.com

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