There are 3 ways to get from Aspen to Vail by bus, car or towncar

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Bus  •  3 h 30 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 Vail Transportation Center CDOT West Line

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Aspen to Vail 115.5 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aspen to Vail 115.5 miles

$150 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Aspen to Vail is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aspen to Vail is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aspen to Vail. However, there are services departing from Paepcke Park DV and arriving at Vail Transportation Center via West Glenwood Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Aspen and Vail is 39 miles. The road distance is 115.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Vail without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $16 - $22.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Aspen to Vail, including transfers.

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

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Aspen to Vail bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Vail Transportation Center station.

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Map of how to get from Aspen to Vail.
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  • Distance: 39.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Aspen to Vail via Glenwood Park & Ride DV and West Glenwood Park & Ride in around 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Vail Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Other operators
Uber Rockies
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aspen to Vail
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $200
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UberX
$150 - $200
UberXL
$240 - $310
Black
$390 - $490
Black SUV
$470 - $600

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