Getting to Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain is easily reached by road from Denver International (100 miles) and Eagle County (55 miles) airports, with transfer times taking around 1 hour 45 mins and 1 hour respectively in good conditions. 

Nearest Airports to Copper Mountain

Denver International Airport (DIA) – 100 miles (160km) / 1 hour 45 mins
Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) – 55 miles (88km) / 1 hour
Colorado Springs Airport (COS) – 155 miles (248km) / 2 hours 40 mins

Denver International is a major international airport and offers the most flight options for both domestic and international travellers, as well as reasonably short transfer times to the resort. Eagle County (aka Eagle Vail) airport is closest to Copper Mountain, but is served by only half a dozen domestic airlines. Likewise, Colorado Springs municipal airport may be useful to some domestic travellers with flights from Chicago, Los Angeles and around half a dozen more US cities, but longer transfer times and fewer transfer options than Denver International.

Airport Transfers to Copper Mountain

Ski-Lifts Airport to Resort 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 Copper Mountain from Denver airport. Get a quote and book online >

Peak 1 Express

Copper Mountain scheduled airport shuttle is operated by Peak 1 Express and offers door-to-door shared shuttle services between Denver International airport and your Copper Mountain lodgings or you can pay less to be dropped off at the Copper Mountain Lodging Check-in located at the resort base station. Private transfers also available for those who prefer to pay significantly more for faster transfers by SUV or Mercedes Sprinter mini-buses without having to wait for other passengers. Tel: +1 970-724-7241, Email: [email protected], Web:

Epic Mountain Express (formerly Colorado Mountain Express) provides the most efficient shuttle service for getting from Denver International Airport to Copper Mountain. Owned by Vail Resorts (parent company to Breckenridge), Epic Mountain Express also serves Vail, Keystone, Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Breckenridge, 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 Copper Mountain

From Denver International Airport, head west on I-70 freeway to exit 195 for Colorado Highway 91 south towards Copper Mountain / Leadville then follow the Copper Road (just a couple of minutes) to the resort. Distance and drive time around 100 miles and 1 hour 45 mins.

From Eagle County airport follow the I-70 east to exit 195 then take the Copper Road to the resort. Distance and drive time around 55 miles and 55 mins.

Estimated drive times are in good weather so allow more time in snowy weather or at peak times in heavy traffic when journey times could easily be twice as long or more. Winter tyres essential and snow chains recommended when snowfall is heavy.

Rail Travel

There are no rail transfer options for Copper Mountain

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