How to get to Breckenridge?

April 19, 2023

The most convenient airport to Breckenridge is Denver International Airport. The easiest way to get to Breckenridge from Denver International Airport is to use a private car service, operated by Silver Mountain Express. Private transfers from the airport to the ski resort are easily arranged and take between 1.45 to 2 hours. There are also cheaper options such as shared shuttle services or you can rent a car.

How to get to Breckenridge?

Breckenridge is landlocked, doesn’t have an airport, and has no train service, so you might be wondering how to get to Breckenridge! Well, despite the above it’s easy to get to Breckenridge, with great connections from Denver International Airport, Leadville Airport, and Eagle-Vail Airport. This article will help you understand the best transportation option from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge, Colorado.

How to Get to Breckenridge by Air?

Our best choice of airport to travel to Breckenridge from is Denver. Here, you have the widest choice overall, with daily flights. The road through the I-70 corridor is a lovely drive through Downtown Denver and the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Rivers, lakes, and mountains make the stunning journey a breeze. To travel from Denver Airport to Breckenridge means a comparative journey time and a large choice of airlines and flights.

Other airports you could travel to include Leadville Airport, and Eagle-Vail Airport these airports have only private car service options and do not have any shared bus services.

flying to Breckenridge

Shared Shuttle from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge

The cheapest way to get to Breckenridge from Denver is to use the regular shared shuttle service, operated by Summit Express. This shuttle service to Breckenridge is a great choice overall for traveling, and it can take you to the heart of Breckenridge (subject to local conditions). You have charging points and Wi-Fi on board, but please note there are no toilets on board. The travel time is between three and four hours depending on weather conditions.

how to get to Breckenridge

Private Transfers to Breckenridge

If you decide to travel from Denver Airport to Breckenridge by private car service, they can safely and efficiently bring you directly to your hotel in the resort.  Private transfers are becoming more and more popular in Colorado. If you’re a bigger group or coming on a family holiday to Breckenridge, they work out great value for money. They’re also generally faster and more convenient, as you don’t have to wait for other passengers to get on and off.

If you’re coming from Denver International Airport, you can expect your journey time to be up to two hours.

Here is the list of the most popular private car services from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge:

Rates from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge

Breckenridge Chauffeur service

Getting to Breckenridge by Car

If you opt to fly-drive, you will need to fly to Denver International Airport, and then rent a car to Breckenridge, which will take longer than 2 hours. First, you will need to take the airport shuttle from Denver Airport to rentals. There are plenty of car rental options such as Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, SIXT, and Thrifty at Denver International Airport. Second, it might take up to two hours to get the right rental car and fit your family, luggage, and skis. It adds quite a bit of time to the journey, especially if you’re driving during the weekend.

Enjoy Your Trip!

some more general information
What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation must be made 72 hours before the pick-up time, or cancellation fees (full charge) will be assessed.

How to make a reservation?

You can make a reservation by phone at +17204404202 or our website at

What type of credit cards do you accept?

Silver Mountain Express accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Do you accept cash?

Only credit card payments.

What to do to reserve a car?

A valid credit card is needed to hold all reservations.

How far in advance can the reservation be made?

We suggest making reservation 12 hours in advance; for a last-minute reservation, please call us at +17204404202.

Are vehicles insured?

All vehicles at Silver Mountain Express are fully licensed and insured.

Does the company provide car seats or booster seats?

Yes, you can always request in advance a car or booster seat at no charge.

Is smoking allowed in vehicles?

No, all of our vehicles are NON-SMOKING. If any passenger smokes in a vehicle, a minimum cleaning fee of $300 will apply, plus the cost of repairs for any damage related to smoking.

What are the hours of operation?

Our dispatch office is open 24 hours a day. Our vehicles run 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

What if the passenger wants to stop at Grocery, Liquor stores, or Colorado dispensaries?

Grocery, Dispensary, and Liquor Store stops are available at $180/up to an hour. All stops has to be prearranged in advance.

Is there a minimum amount of time I must pay for?

The 3 hours minimum.

What is a meet and greet at the Denver International Airport?

1. Check your phone for your driver’s phone number when you arrive at the Airport.
2. Call or text immediately to let your driver know you have arrived. If you did not receive a message from your driver, call Customer Service at +17204404202
3. Proceed to baggage claim and collect all luggage.
4. After you collect all your bags, proceed to the exit. Text or call your driver immediately with the door number. It takes the driver up to 5 minutes to get there from the holding area after you text the door number. Doors 507 through 511 on the east side. Doors 506 through 510 on the west side.
5. After you exit, cross the first street. On the first island, there will be a booth with a sign that reads “LIMO.” Your driver will be waiting for you on the island.
* If you don’t have a mobile phone to contact us: tell the airport personnel in the limo booth that “Silver Mountain Express” is making the pickup. The person in the booth will call dispatch, and your driver will arrive within five minutes.

What if a passenger loses or leaves belongings in the vehicle?

Always check to make sure you have all of your personal belongings with you before you exit the vehicle. If you discover you have lost or forgotten an item, please call our office. If the chauffeur finds the item, you can pick it up, or we can drop it off at the location of your choice for a charge. We are NOT responsible for ANY lost or misplaced belongings.

Are pets allowed in the vehicle?

Yes, pets are allowed in the vehicle. Please notify us when making a reservation that a pet will be traveling in the vehicle. There is an additional $100 cleaning fee for all fares.