There are 5 ways to get from Denver to Basalt by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride CDOT West Line

$32 - $39

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Bus via Vail  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Vail
  2. Take the bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  3. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Basalt Downtown UV L / ...

$33 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Basalt 203.3 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Aspen  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aspen (ASE) DEN - ASE

$282 - $664

Fly to Eagle, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Eagle (EGE) DEN - EGE
  2. Take the bus from Carbondale Park & Ride to Basalt Park & Ride UV

$352 - $749

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Basalt is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Basalt is to fly which costs $280 - $700 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver station to Basalt. However, there are services departing from Denver Union Station and arriving at Basalt Park & Ride UV via Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Denver and Basalt is 113 miles. The road distance is 203.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Basalt without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Denver to Basalt, including transfers.

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Denver to Basalt bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Denver Union Station.

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The best way to get from Denver to Basalt is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $700 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Aspen Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Denver to Basalt bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at West Glenwood Park & Ride station.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Basalt.
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  • Distance: 112.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Basalt, CO, USA?

Bustang operates a bus from Denver to Basalt twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $33 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Denver to Basalt every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Eagle
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
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 Denver, Co to Vail
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Vail
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Basalt Downtown UV
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bus from Carbondale Park & Ride to Basalt Park & Ride UV
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rfta.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Basalt is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Denver to Basalt.

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United Airlines offers flights from Denver Airport to Aspen Airport.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Basalt. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $9.

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