Transportation in Breckenridge

With just a little planning, I-70 traffic should be avoidable during busy holiday weekends such as Christmas/NewYears, MLK and Presidents weekends. Your best bet for avoiding sitting behind the wheel in traffic is taking one of the many Breckenridge shuttle services. With abundant public transit and shuttle services Breckenridge is easy to get around without a car. If you are driving, here are some valuable travel tips:

• Look before you drive!  Check the real time road info on Waze, Google or goi70 before you jump on the highway

• Travel at off peak times!  Learn the best and worst times to travel before you hit the road here.
Quick Tip: On a three day holiday weekend, Sunday is usually the best day to travel I-70.

• Stay later into the day and take advantage of a great deal on dining, shopping and activities

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Traveling from Out-of-State

Air Transportation

Most travelers fly into Denver International Airport (DEN) and the Colorado Springs Airport (COS). Both DIA and Colorado Springs Airport provide ground transportation.

Breckenridge Main StreetGround Transportation

Most travelers book a shuttle or rent a car as transportation from the airport to Breckenridge. Can't decide? Read local tips and need-to-know insights on car vs. shuttle.

Breckenridge Central Reservations has partnered with Hertz, Budget, Summit Express, Colorado Mountain Express, and Stagecoach Limousines to provide easy access to Breckenridge.

Traveling within Colorado

Learn how to go car-free in Breckenridge with airport transportation and in-town options including the Breckenridge Free Ride. Once in town, your best bet in Breckenridge is to walk, bike or ride the enhanced transit system. 

Driving to Breckenridge

From Denver
Travel 98 miles (159 km) west of Denver International Airport via I-70
Exit 203 at Highway 9
Take Highway 9 south to Breckenridge, nine miles

From Colorado Springs

Option 1: Travel 110 miles (178km) west of Colorado Springs Airport via Route 24 through South Park and over Hoosier Pass (Route 9)
Option 2: Take I-25 north to C-470 west to I-70 west
Exit 203, at Highway 9
Take Highway 9 south to Breckenridge, nine miles

Learn more about parking in town and see detailed maps at

Easy Access

Getting to Breckenridge is smooth and convenient, whether you choose to fly and shuttle-it to the resort, or opt to drive yourself from your hometown. Denver International Airport (DEN) and the Colorado Spring Airport (COS) are served by most major airlines nationwide and internationally. Regardless of which airport you choose, you’ll have a scenic drive or shuttle ride to Breckenridge, Colorado and take in the dramatic views. Breckenridge is located in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, 90 miles west of Denver, approximately 90-minutes from either airport by car.

For those who love a road trip, we encourage you to view easy driving directions, maps and detailed route information to Breckenridge with MapQuest or Google Maps.

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