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

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  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride CDOT West Line
  2. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Basalt Park & Ride UV Brt / ...

$32 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus via Vail  •  6 h 15 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 Smv / ...

$33 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Basalt 203.3 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Aspen  •  3 h 12 min

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

$282 - $664

Fly to Eagle, bus  •  5 h 18 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

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

You can take a bus from Denver to Basalt via West Glenwood Park & Ride and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Denver to Basalt 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Eagle
Ave. Duration
53 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 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Schedules at
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
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Basalt Park & Ride UV
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Denver and Basalt is 180 km. The road distance is 325 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Denver to Basalt is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $280 - $700.

No, there is no direct bus from Denver 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 4 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Denver to Basalt, including transfers.