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 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:

Epic Mountain Express (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:

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.

Rail Travel

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.

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