There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Aspen by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Aspen  •  4 h 57 min

  1. ORD - ASE

$304 - $659

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  31 h 56 min

  1. Brt / ...

$143 - $337

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Aspen  •  6 h 4 min

  1. MDW - ASE

$314 - $1,508

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Eagle  •  7 h 40 min

  1. ORD - EGE

$382 - $1,590

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Montrose, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. ORD - MTJ

$262 - $980

Train, bus, drive  •  22 h 54 min

$160 - $440

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Brt / ...

$175 - $256

Drive  •  19 h

  1. 1166.7 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Aspen, CO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Aspen every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Aspen via St Louis, Mo, Vail, Vail Transportation Center, West Glenwood Park & Ride, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 31 h 56 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eagle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Alpine Express
Website
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Vail
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $33
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Aspen is 1646 km. The road distance is 1867 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Aspen is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Aspen is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $300 - $700.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Aspen. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Paepcke Park UV via St Louis, Mo, Vail Transportation Center and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Chicago to Aspen, including transfers.