There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Aspen by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly  •  4 h 3 min

  1. LAX - ASE

$251 - $864

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Brt / ...

$109 - $248

2 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  31 h 11 min

$204 - $553

Drive  •  14 h 7 min

  1. 909.3 miles

$85 - $130

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 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Aspen via Vail, Vail Transportation Center, West Glenwood Park & Ride, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 24 h 11 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Vail
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
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 Paepcke Park UV
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Aspen is 1167 km. The road distance is 1455 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Aspen is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $250 - $900.

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 Vail Transportation Center and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Los Angeles to Aspen, including transfers.