There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Aspen by plane, train, bus 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 from Reagan Washington  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Aspen (ASE) DCA - ASE

$355 - $1,407

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa 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 / ...

$178 - $421

4 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Aspen (ASE) IAD - ASE

$341 - $1,514

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Aspen (ASE) BWI - ASE

$438 - $1,754

Train, bus, drive  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  4. Drive from Frisco to Aspen

$261 - $751

Drive  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Aspen 1852.5 miles

$180 - $270

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Aspen, CO, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Aspen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Aspen via Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa, Vail, Vail Transportation Center, West Glenwood Park & Ride, and Glenwood Park & Ride DV in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Cleveland, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Knoxville, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Indianapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Newark, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Vail
Ave. Duration
36 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $240
Flexible
$270 - $360
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
$12 - $15
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Aspen?

The distance between Washington and Aspen is 2561 km. The road distance is 2964 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington to Aspen?

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Aspen is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington to Aspen?

The quickest way to get from Washington to Aspen is to train and fly which takes 7 h 46 min and costs $430 - $1,800.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Aspen?

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Aspen. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Paepcke Park UV via Pittsburgh, Pa, Vail Transportation Center and Glenwood Park & Ride DV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

How long does it take to get from Washington to Aspen?

It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Washington to Aspen, including transfers.