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    Directions to and in and around Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Directions to Glenwood Springs

Drive, Bus, Rail or Fly

Glenwood Springs is located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, between Vail and Aspen on Interstate-70. Just west of the 16-mile scenic Glenwood Canyon, and an easy drive from Denver, Grand Junction, Aspen or Vail/Eagle airports. Get driving directions to Glenwood Springs using the information below and start planning your trip today! Famous for attractions like Glenwood Hot Springs, the Caverns Adventure Park, and Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs is the perfect place for your next outdoor adventure.

DRIVE… Glenwood Springs is a scenic three-hour drive 160 miles west of Denver on Interstate-70. It is a 1.5-hour drive 90 miles east of Grand Junction.

BUS… Ride the Bustang, RFTA or Ride Glenwood offering options for short to long distance transportation.

RAIL… Amtrak’s California Zephyr travels the spectacular rail route from Chicago to San Francisco with daily stops in Glenwood Springs. The Glenwood Springs Train Depot is located in the heart of downtown Glenwood Springs and within walking distance of accommodations and attractions.

FLY… Glenwood Springs is served by four airports. Eagle/Vail is 30 miles east, Aspen is 40 miles south, Grand Junction is 90 miles west, and Denver International Airport is 180 miles east of Glenwood Springs.

Getting from DIA to Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Colorado Mountain Express (CME)

The Colorado Mountain Express (CME)  provides reliable airport shuttles and private transportation services from Denver International and Eagle County Airports to most Colorado mountain locations including Glenwood Springs, Aspen, and Snowmass Village. CME’s fleet of 250+ vehicles includes 10-12 passenger vans, 5-passenger four-wheel drive luxury SUVs, and 10-passenger Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans. Friendly, professional drivers provide reliable service and our extensive fleet of vehicles is impeccably maintained to ensure comfort.  Free Wi-Fi is available onboard all vehicles.

In addition to airport shuttles, Colorado Mountain Express can meet your transportation needs for groups from 20 to 2000 guests.

CME’s dedicated group sales professionals help plan and arrange transportation.

Friendly, professional drivers provide reliable service and our extensive fleet of vehicles is impeccably maintained to ensure comfort.

Reservations (970) 754-7433 or 970-SKI-RIDE

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A-Line to Central Station

Hitch a ride to Central Station in Downtown Denver. From DIA, take the A-Line to Central Station and either catch the Bustang (see above: Bus) or ride Amtrak’s California Zephyr (see above: Train) to Glenwood Springs.

Airports in the Area

Glenwood Springs is served by four airports. Eagle/Vail is 30 miles east, Aspen is 40 miles south, Grand Junction is 90 miles west, and Denver International Airport is 180 miles east of Glenwood Springs.

Or fly into one of two non-commercial airports:

Bus, Shuttle, Limousines & Private Transportation

Bus Transporation

Bustang” is an Interregional Express Bus service that provides daily service between Denver and Glenwood Springs. The cost is less than $60.00 roundtrip from Denver’s Union Station to the Roaring Fork Transit Authority’s Glenwood Springs’ south station. To find out more and to purchase Bustang tickets visit their website.

Ride Glenwood:

Offering bus transportation on green, hybrid buses throughout town. Ride all day for only $1.00. (970) 925-8484

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA)

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) is the valley-wide bus service. The local RFTA buses that operate within Glenwood Springs are easy to spot by their colorful Ride Glenwood Springs banners. They operate daily at 30-minute intervals. For just $1.00 visitors can ride the bus from the Glenwood Springs Mall to the Roaring Fork Marketplace south of town and all points in between. RFTA also provides bus services to destinations from Aspen to Rifle. These buses will be identified by their destination sign above the front windshield. Fares vary depending on distance. Please note that fare boxes on buses only accept exact change and RFTA bus cards. The ticket vending machine to purchase a bus card is located at the Glenwood Springs 27th Street Station. If it is dark out, use the white reflective paddles at select stops to alert the drivers to stop. (970) 925-8484

Charm Chauffeurs

Specializing in private car service, corporate transfers, weddings, tours, destination transfers, private hourly charters and airport transfers between Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Vail, Eagle, Rifle, Grand Junction, Denver. (970) 945-5110

Elias Transportation

Elias Transportation is reasonably priced car service – (970) 989-2477

Snow Limo & GAC

Snow Limo & GAC offer private cars, shared rides and door-to-door 24/7 service for up to 200 people; ideal for both individuals and groups.

Glenwood Adventure Company

Glenwood Adventure Company offers group shuttle services that can be customized to any group. (970) 945-7529

Valley Taxi

Valley Taxi provides taxi, shuttle, wedding and corporate transportation services to all of Glenwood Springs and the surrounding areas. (970) 945-4111

Car Rentals

Budget Car Rental

Budget Car Rental – (970) 384-2643

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car – (970) 945-8360