There are 5 ways to get from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) by car, plane, bus, train or shuttle

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

Drive, fly  •  2 h 34 min

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

$276 - $659

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrison Street and 8th Street W to Vail Transportation Center Leadville
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vail, CO to Denver International Airport

$64 - $97

3 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Fairplay, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station 8606
  2. Take the train from Union Station Track 1 to Denver Airport Station A

$136 - $164

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrison Street and 8th Street W to South Frontage Road and Vail Road Leadville
  2. Take the bus from Vail to Denver International Airport

$134 - $137

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) 125.5 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN). However, there are services departing from Harrison Street and 8th Street W and arriving at Denver International Airport via Vail. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Leadville and Denver Airport (DEN) is 96 miles. The road distance is 125.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) without a car is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow and train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN), including transfers.

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Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) bus services, operated by Eagle County Transit, depart from Harrison Street and 8th Street W station.

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The quickest flight from Aspen Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN).
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Leadville, CO, USA and Denver Airport (DEN), USA?

You can take a bus from Leadville to Denver Airport (DEN) via South Frontage Road and Vail Road and Vail in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Aspen to Denver
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Train operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Train from Union Station Track 1 to Denver Airport Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fairplay, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Eagle County Transit
Phone
970-328-8600
Email
info@eaglecounty.us
Website
eaglecounty.us
Bus from Harrison Street and 8th Street W to South Frontage Road and Vail Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
eaglecounty.us
Bus from Harrison Street and 8th Street W to Vail Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
eaglecounty.us
Summit Express
Phone
+1 970-668-6000
Website
summitexpress.com
Bus from Vail to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
summitexpress.com
Colorado Mountain Express
Website
coloradomountainexpress.com
Shuttle from Vail, CO to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
coloradomountainexpress.com

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