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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Aspen by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Aspen  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Aspen (ASE) LAX - ASE

$248 - $862

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  3. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Paepcke Park UV Brt / ...

$95 - $214

3 alternative options

Fly to Eagle, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Eagle (EGE) LAX - EGE
  2. Take the bus from El Jebel Park & Ride UV 82 to Paepcke Park UV

$245 - $824

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Montrose (MTJ) LAX - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Crested Butte

$276 - $883

Drive  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Aspen 909.3 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Aspen is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Aspen is to fly which costs $240 - $900 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Aspen. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Paepcke Park UV via Grand Junction Greyhound and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 6 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Aspen is 729 miles. The road distance is 909.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Aspen without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 6 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Los Angeles to Aspen, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Aspen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Aspen is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $240 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $220 and takes 21 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Aspen Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 16 min.

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Los Angeles to Aspen bus services, operated by RFTA, arrive at Paepcke Park UV station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Aspen.
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  • Distance: 729.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Aspen, CO, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Los Angeles to Aspen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Aspen via Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction Greyhound, West Glenwood Park & Ride, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 21 h 6 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Eagle
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Eagle via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Montrose
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Montrose via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Eagle
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Montrose
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Montrose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Bus operators
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from El Jebel Park & Ride UV 82 to Paepcke Park UV
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
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
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Alpine Express
Website
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.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 Los Angeles, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Grand Junction Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ridebustang.com

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Aspen is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 12:32 PM in Los Angeles and 1:32 PM in Aspen.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Aspen is 909 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 7 min to drive from Los Angeles to Aspen.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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