There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Aspen  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Aspen (ASE) SFO - ASE

$208 - $1,012

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Vail
  3. Take the bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  4. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Paepcke Park UV Brt / ...

$156 - $370

4 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Aspen  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Aspen (ASE) OAK - ASE

$262 - $1,315

Fly San Francisco to Eagle  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Eagle (EGE) SFO - EGE

$326 - $1,293

Train, bus, drive  •  38 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  3. Drive from Frisco to Aspen

$196 - $601

Drive  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Aspen 1150.5 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Aspen is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Aspen is to fly which costs $200 - $1,100 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Aspen is 853 miles. The road distance is 1150.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from San Francisco to Aspen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Aspen. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Paepcke Park UV via Oakland, Ca, Barstow, Ca, Vail Transportation Center and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Aspen, CO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from San Francisco to Aspen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Aspen via Oakland, Ca, Barstow, Ca, Vail, Vail Transportation Center, West Glenwood Park & Ride, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 33 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Aspen
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Eagle
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Eagle via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Eagle via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Aspen via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Eagle via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Vail
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com

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