There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Aspen by plane, train, subway, 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 Reagan Washington to Aspen  •  7 h 23 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 / ...

$179 - $422

6 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Aspen  •  7 h 48 min

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

$341 - $1,514

Train to Baltimore, fly to Aspen  •  7 h 26 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

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Eagle  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Eagle (EGE) IAD - EGE

$459 - $1,795

Fly Reagan Washington to Denver  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Denver (DEN) DCA - DEN

$188 - $563

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

Questions & Answers

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

More details

The quickest way to get from Washington to Aspen is to fly which costs $350 - $1,500 and takes 7 h 23 min.

More details

The distance between Washington and Aspen is 1601 miles. The road distance is 1852.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Washington to Aspen, including transfers.

More details

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.

More details

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

United Airlines, American 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 Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Newark, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Newark, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Eagle
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Eagle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Eagle via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 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
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Eagle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Aspen via Norfolk, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 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
8 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
$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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