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There are 7 ways to get from Colorado Springs to Aspen by shuttle, bus, car or plane

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Shuttle, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel to Denver International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen Epic Mountain Express

Cheapest option

Bus via Glenwood Park & Ride DV  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  3. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Paepcke Park UV Brt / ...

$47 - $74

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Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen Epic Mountain Express

Bus Epic Mountain Express  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal to Denver Union Station CDOT South Line
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen Epic Mountain Express

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Colorado Springs to Aspen 158.2 miles

$15 - $23

Shuttle, fly to Aspen  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel to Denver International Airport
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aspen (ASE) DEN - ASE

$314 - $711

Fly from Colorado Springs, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Colorado Springs (COS) to Denver (DEN) COS - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen

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The cheapest way to get from Colorado Springs to Aspen is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colorado Springs to Aspen is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colorado Springs to Aspen. However, there are services departing from Colorado Springs, Co and arriving at Paepcke Park UV via Denver Bus Center - Greyhound and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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The distance between Colorado Springs and Aspen is 111 miles. The road distance is 158.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Colorado Springs to Aspen without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Colorado Springs to Aspen, including transfers.

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Colorado Springs to Aspen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Colorado Springs, Co station.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Aspen Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Colorado Springs to Aspen bus services, operated by RFTA, arrive at Paepcke Park UV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colorado Springs to Aspen is 158 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Colorado Springs to Aspen.

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  • Distance: 110.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between Colorado Springs, CO, USA and Aspen, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Aspen via Denver Union Station Amtrak, Union Station Track 1, Denver Airport Station, and Denver International Airport in around 8 h 1 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 Colorado Springs to Denver
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Bus operators
Colorado Springs Shuttle
Website
coloradoshuttle.com
Shuttle from Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
coloradoshuttle.com
Epic Mountain Express
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Aspen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
epicmountainexpress.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, CO to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $34
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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

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United Airlines offers flights from Denver Airport to Aspen Airport.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Aspen. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colorado Springs to Denver Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $40 - $60.

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