Getting to Breckenridge
Getting to Breckenridge is easy. Denver International Airport is just 2-hours drive (103 miles) from the resort. Although Eagle County Regional Airport aka ‘Eagle-Vail’ (72 miles) is closer, Denver International has many more flight options and is the most popular gateway for domestic and international visitors.
Nearest Airports to Breckenridge
Breckenridge is located in north-central Colorado in the heart of the Rocky Mountains on Colorado State Highway 9, 80 miles (129 km) west of Denver and 103 miles from Denver International Airport.
Denver International Airport (DIA) – 103 miles (165 km) / 2 hours
Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) – 72 miles (115 km) / 1 hour 30 mins
Denver International offers the best flight options with over a dozen major airlines including major international carriers. Eagle County Regional Airport is served by half a dozen domestic airlines including United. Denver International is recommended.
Airport Transfers to Breckenridge
Ski-Lifts Private Transfers
Each year, Ski-Lifts helps over 100,000 skiers and snowboarders get from the airport to the door of their accommodation in ski resorts all over the world, including Breckenridge from both Denver and Eagle County airports. Get a quote and book online >
Go Airport Shuttle
GoAirportShuttle.net provide affordable and convenient airport shuttle services, group transfers and private transfers from over 85 airports including Denver International and Eagle County (Vail/Eagle). Round trip shared shuttles are the best in terms of economy but involve multiple stops en route so travellers willing to pay more for a non-stop service should book a private transfer. For more information and to book online: Tel: +1 773 363 0001; Email: [email protected]; Web: www.goairportshuttle.net
Epic Mountain Express
EpicMountainExpress.com (formerly Colorado Mountain Express) provides the most efficient shuttle service for getting to Breckenridge from Denver International Airport. Owned by Vail Resorts (parent company to Breckenridge), Epic Mountain Express also serves Vail, Keystone, Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Copper Mountain, so be aware that shuttle services can stop at multiple points in other resorts and hence shuttle bus transfers can take much longer than a private transfer. For more information and to book online: Tel: +1 970 754 7433, Email: [email protected] Web: www.epicmountainexpress.com
Car Rental at Denver & Eagle Airports
RentalCars.com lets you see the best deals from multiple car-hire firms including big brands like Hertz, Avis, Budget, Alamo, Europcar, Dollar and Thrifty. Free cancelations on most bookings and a price match guarantee means you can lock in the best offer. A rental car is useful for visiting other resorts nearby. See the latest deals and book online >
Driving to Breckenridge from the airport
Drive times should be around two hours (Denver) and 90 minutes (Eagle-Vail) assuming good weather. Bad weather can close I-70 at the Eisenhower tunnel which is on the way from Denver Airport. Usually, however, the Colorado Highway Dept. will reopen I-70 reasonably quickly. Only the most severe storms will close I-70 for more than 12-24 hrs.
As with the other Colorado resorts, ther are no rail transfer options for Breckenridge
Other Resorts near Breckenridge
Breckenridge is less than 20 miles (32 km) from Summit County’s other ski resorts – Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin – and just 34 miles (55 km) from Vail. Breckenridge, Keystone and Vail (but not A-Basin) are included on the Epic Pass and other interchangeable lift ticket options are available.