There are 5 ways to get from Boulder to Aspen by bus, car, plane 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway & Euclid Ave to Federal Center Station Gate P Gs
  2. Take the bus from RTD - Denver Federal Center Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  3. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Paepcke Park UV Brt / ...

$35 - $45

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Boulder to Aspen 173.5 miles

$17 - $25

Bus, fly to Aspen  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from US 36 & Table Mesa Station Gate B to Denver Airport Station Gate 6
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aspen (ASE) DEN - ASE

$280 - $662

Bus, fly to Eagle  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from US 36 & Table Mesa Station Gate B to Denver Airport Station Gate 6
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Eagle (EGE) DEN - EGE

$348 - $743

Bus, shuttle  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Boulder Station Gate 2 to Denver Airport Station Gate 6 Ab1
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport, CO to Aspen, CO Dia

$74 - $129

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boulder to Aspen is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boulder to Aspen is to bus and fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $280 - $700.

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The distance between Boulder and Aspen is 162 km. The road distance is 278 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Boulder to Aspen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boulder to Aspen. However, there are services departing from Broadway & Euclid Ave and arriving at Paepcke Park UV via RTD - Denver Federal Center Station and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Boulder to Aspen via Federal Center Station Gate P, RTD - Denver Federal Center Station, West Glenwood Park & Ride, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Eagle
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Broadway & Euclid Ave to Federal Center Station Gate P
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bus from US 36 & Table Mesa Station Gate B to Denver Airport Station Gate 6
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Downtown Boulder Station Gate 2 to Denver Airport Station Gate 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from RTD - Denver Federal Center Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Paepcke Park UV
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Colorado Mountain Express
Website
coloradomountainexpress.com
Shuttle from Denver International Airport, CO to Aspen, CO
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
coloradomountainexpress.com

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