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Check two destinations off your bucket list and discover why Denver and Vail were made for each other. Vail is just 1 hour 45 minutes west of Denver with several inexpensive options to get there. Explore the energy of urban life in Vail and the natural beauty of Vail without renting a car.
Get to Vail for $17
One of the easiest and most affordable ways to get to Vail is taking Bustang. Buses run a direct route from Denver to Vail and the fare is only $17 each way, so you can create a schedule that suits your individual plans. The bus runs twice a day from Monday through Friday. Bustang does not provide service from/to Denver International Airport (DIA) and pets are not allowed on Bustang buses. Buses depart from Denver Union Station.
Other Easy Ways to Get to Vail
Check out more great ways to travel from Denver to Vail without renting a car:
Silver Mountain Express: Travel in style with a luxury SUV to Vail with Silver Mountain Express. Rates vary depending on the number of passengers and the vehicle you select from the fleet of world-class vehicles. Point to Point transfers always available. Check Rates
Airport Shuttle Service: Take the Airport Shuttle Service daily service from Denver International Airport to any hotel or residence in Vail or charter a private shuttle and make your own schedule. Check Rates
Explore Vail without renting a car
There are plenty of things to do and ways to explore the town without a vehicle. The Town of Vail is very walkable, with the main street of W Meadow dr. being a popular pedestrian-friendly street that runs through the center of town. Full of shops, restaurants, and photo-worthy sights, you can spend the whole day exploring on foot.
To explore Vail, the Town of Vail offers bus service in the area. Public Bus travels throughout the Town of Vail for free of charge.
Or hop on board Echo Transit for daily service from Vail to Beaver Creek and back.
Uber or Lyft in Vail is a great way to get direct access to your next destination.