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There are 4 ways to get from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort by bus or car

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Bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center to Denver Union Station CDOT North Line
  2. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Vail Transportation Center CDOT West Line

$25 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound CDOT North Line
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Vail 1683 / ...

$25 - $52

Bus Epic Mountain Express  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Collins Hub to Denver International Airport Htc-Dia / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Vail Epic Mountain Express

$99 - $119

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort 160.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort. However, there are services departing from Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center and arriving at Vail Transportation Center via Denver Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Fort Collins and Vail Ski Resort is 95 miles. The road distance is 160.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort without a car is to bus which takes 4h 54m and costs $25 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort, including transfers.

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Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort bus services, operated by Bustang, depart from Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center station.

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Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort bus services, operated by Bustang, arrive at Vail Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort.

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There are 1373+ hotels available in Vail Ski Resort. Prices start at $300 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Fort Collins, CO, USA and Vail Ski Resort, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Collins to Vail Ski Resort via Denver Union Station and Vail Transportation Center in around 4h 54m.

Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Vail Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Vail Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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 Denver, Co to Vail
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Vail
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Green Ride
Website
greenrideco.com
Bus from Fort Collins Hub to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
greenrideco.com
Book at
greenrideco.com
Epic Mountain Express
Phone
+1 970-754-7433
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Vail
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $85
More information at
Epic Mountain Express

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