Flying into Aspen/Pitkin County airport (ASE)
The easiest way to get to Aspen is to book a flight directly into Aspen/Pitkin County airport. Aspen is a compact town, and the Aspen Meadows resort runs a free shuttle for its guests, so if you fly all the way to Aspen, you shouldn’t need a car at all. You can fly to Aspen through Salt Lake City on Delta or through Denver on United. Update: Frontier Airlines is now flying into Aspen five times daily with a 70 passenger Q-400 airplane.
Flights directly into Aspen fill up quickly so we recommend you book early.
Flying into Eagle (EGE) or Denver (DEN)
Some people decide to fly to one of the two larger regional airports and travel about 1.5-4 hours on the road. The scenery in the area is beautiful, and the drive is very pleasant. You may find this alternative to be more economical.
Participants flying into Denver or Eagle Colorado will want to arrange further transportation in order to reach Aspen. The most common options are detailed below.
Bus: Gray Line Colorado (CME)
Shuttle: Colorado Mountain Express (CME)
|Reservations:||1-800-525-6363. (Advance reservations essential. Use this number for both Aspen and Eagle reservations)|
CME runs shuttle bus service from both Denver and Eagle airports to Aspen. Each van holds 8-10 people. We recommend that you make reservations with CME directly, and that you do so as soon as you have your flight information. Identify yourself as a BoostCon participant. If there are 6-10 people traveling together to the Boost conference you may wish to investigate chartering van service from CME.
Denver Airport to Aspen and Return
|Airport Pick Up:|
|Ground Transportation Center, lower level.|
|Rate:||$101/person, tax included, one way|
Scheduled departures at 12 noon and 3 pm. Flights should arrive by 11 am and 2 pm respectively. If there is sufficient demand to warrant adding additional departures, they will be happy to add more service.
Eagle Airport to Aspen and Return
|Airport Pick Up:|
|Outside main door to terminal.|
|Rate:||$57/person, tax included, one way|
Departures are flight-specific. Please have your flight information complete before you call CME for shuttle transportation from the Eagle Airport.
Driving From Denver
Although the drive from Denver to Aspen is 185 miles in summer, it is 222 miles (and approximately 4 hours) long at the time of our conference because the shorter route over Independence Pass is closed until the snow melts off. Therefore, when planning your drive from Denver to Aspen be sure to follow the route through Glenwood Springs. Your destination is Aspen Meadows Resort, 845 Meadows Rd., Aspen CO 81611.
Driving From Eagle
Participants driving from Eagle can follow the last part of the same route used to reach Aspen from Denver. The trip takes approximately 1 hour 40 minutes.
We advise against trying to avoid Glenwood Springs by taking Route 6 from Eagle. It’s a dirt road for part of the way, and if there’s bad weather, the dirt turns to clay or worse.