The town of Breckenridge is located approximately 100 miles from Denver International Airport and at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Eighty of those miles are along I-70, offering breathtaking views. The drive is approximately two hours and can vary depending on weather and the transportation you choose.
Uber and Lyft
1) Limo Service
Because of steep grades and snowy conditions, limo companies prefer SUV Limos to Stretch limos. This is the fastest way to get to Breckenridge and also the most comfortable. These luxurious 4WD SUV’s are perfect for the mountains and snow. Rides can be arranged 24/7. Spacious SUV’s can comfortably seat up to 5 passengers with luggage and skis. Get started with a reservation today!
2) Shared Shuttle | $50-$70 Per Person, Per Way
Shared Shuttles are a great choice, if you don’t want to drive yourself, but don’t need a private service. Since the shuttles leave almost every 30 minutes to and from the airport , it is easy to arrange one for soon after your flight lands. Off peak hour shuttle service is limited so make sure the shuttles are running when you land. Shared shuttles have a seating capacity of 11-14 passengers with luggage and skis. Typical vehicles are Ford Transit 350, Ford E-350, and Mercedes Sprinter.
3) Car Rental
Because of the snowy and icy roads, only choose a rental car if you are comfortable driving in slick conditions. Use these tools to help you get here safe: Live traffic cameras for I-70 from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Winter Driving Preparedness.Also Ryans Recovery, a local towing and recovery company, has clearly detailed the trouble spots where crashes are most likely. Learn more There isn’t a train from Denver to Breckenridge but there is a bus
4) Bustang | $12
There isn’t a train from Denver to Breckenridge but there is a bus. “Bustang” — a name that conjures not only bus transportation but the state’s iconic western landscape, wild horses and its beloved Denver Broncos Tickets start at just $12.This is the cheapest way to get to Breckenridge. The bus leaves from Downtown Denver Union Station, twice per day at 6:35 am and 5:15 pm. To find out more click here.
5) Uber and Lyft
Since the mountain communities have a smaller number of Uber and Lyft drivers, getting back to Denver can sometimes be difficult. So if you take an Uber to Breckenridge consider booking a shuttle for the way back. Try UberSKI or UberXL if you have large items. Prices start around $130 for the 2 hour ride but you can check out the Uber Price Estimator for the most accurate rates. To learn more about Uber in the mountains click here.