How To Get To Breckenridge

It goes without saying that once you arrive in Breckenridge, you won't want to leave! But first, how do you get here?

Nearest Airport

Denver International Airport

Breckenridge is about 100 miles west of the Denver International Airport. Direct flights from around the country arrive here daily. Land, get your luggage and skis and either grab a shuttle or rent a car. The drive will typically take anywhere from an hour and a half to two hours, depending on traffic and weather/road conditions.

For real time, up to date travel information check out the GOI70 - a helpful tool provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).

Airport Transportation

Summit Express | Shuttle Service

Icy, snowy, winding roads not your thing? Driving on I-70 can be difficult in winter. If you are not comfortable on driving in icy, snowpacked conditions or would simply prefer to leave the driving to someone else, why not try Summit Mountain Express's comprehensive transportation services!? These drivers are experts in both high alpine driving conditions and traffic flow. Plus all shuttles offer free WiFi, so keeping up on work or finding entertainment is easy!


Shared Shuttle (1+ passengers)
Private Charter (up to 14 passengers)
Luxury Charter (up to 14 passengers)

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Alamo Rental Car

Guests of Ski Country Resorts enjoy some of the lowest rental car rates around!

Directions are simple: drive west on I-70 until to exit 203—to State Highway 9. Follow this road through Frisco and into Breckenridge.

Getting Around Breckenridge

Ski Country Courtesy VIP Guest Shuttle

At Ski Country, we pride ourselves in offering our guests above & beyond personalized service! That’s why we encourage guests of Ski Country Resorts to take advantage of our free guest shuttle with door-to-door service while you are visiting Breckenridge! Whether it be a ride to the lifts in the morning, a pick up or drop off for dinner reservations or simply a quick run to the grocery store – we’re here to help! Our friendly and knowledgeable shuttle drivers can help recommend some of the best spots to eat, visit and see. These local experts are a bank of knowledge and know some of the most exciting, or relaxing, things to do while in Breckenridge!

*Please Note : Shuttle runs on a first come first serve basis. Service is seasonal and hours may vary.

Breck Free Ride

Whether you are vacationing with the entire family or enjoying a relaxing weekend for two the Breckenridge Free Ride is designed to make your transit experience pleasant and easy. Visitors and locals alike enjoy this FREE transit system throughout the town of Breckenridge.

View Routes & Interactive schedule at the link below!

*Please note this service is seasonal & subject to closures/limited hours & routes. This bus does not stop unless someone is present at the stop and drivers are unable to wait for incomplete boarding parties.

Breck Trolley

In addition to the Breck Free Ride, the Town also offers the Main Street Trolley, a unique and convenient way to get up and down Main Street. You can catch the Trolley from 9:00am –11:30pm daily at the designated stops along Main Street. The Trolley runs from the Ice Rink to the Transit Center where connections can be made to all other routes in the Breck Free Ride system.

*Please note this service is seasonal and may be subject to closures/limited hours & routes.

Traveling Outside of Breckenridge

Summit Stage

The Summit Stage offers free public bus service throughout Summit County providing service to local ski areas (including Copper Mountain, Keystone & Arapahoe Basin) as well as town centers (Frisco, Copper, Dillon, Silverthorne & Keystone).

View Routes & Schedule at the link below!

*Please note this service is seasonal and may be subject to closures/limited hours & routes.


New! The world's largest car-sharing service is now available in Breckenridge. Reserve cars by the hour (or day) and start zipping away! Gas (up to 180 miles/day) and insurance are always included and, even better yet, each car has its own dedicated parking spot - eliminating those in town parking hassles!

Download The Mobile App Here!

Parking in Breckenridge

Should you choose to forgo all public transportation options that Ski Country and Breckenridge offer, here is a helpful guide to parking in and around Breckenridge.

Please Note : In Town Parking is Paid and oftentimes Limited!

Paid In Town Parking

There are over 1,000 paid parking spaces in and around Downtown. Use your smart phone to conveniently pay (via the Passport Parking app) or pay at the meter.

Pay By Phone

Extend your parking from anywhere, receive reminders before your parking expires, stop your parking session and so much more!

Download The App Here!

Pay at the Meter

Pay Parking Meters are conveniently located on each block (1-3 per block)

Press Start Button on Keypad
Enter License Plate Number
Follow on Screen Instructions Retain Receipt (no need to display in vehicle)
Return to any Meter to Extend If Needed

Free Parking

All Day Free Parking

All-day free parking is available at the Satellite and Ice Rink Lots. The Ice Rink Lot is serviced by the Free Ride year-round. The Satellite Lot is serviced by the Free Ride in the winter with quick access to routes on Airport Road in the summer.

After 3pm Free Parking

The F Lot, Tiger Dredge Lot, Wellington Lot, East Sawmill Lot and the Klack Placer Lot are available for free parking AFTER 3 pm. These lots are easy to find and are perfect for dining and shopping.

Paid Overnight Parking

Overnight parking for passenger and over-sized vehicles is available at the Satellite lot on Airport Road. The cost is $5 per night for up to a maximum of 14 nights. The Free Ride Yellow Route provides 20-minute service to Breckenridge Station. (Overnight on-street parking is prohibited year round).

*Please note that all Ski Country properties do have a max vehicle allotment.
Should you be travelling with a number of vehicles that exceeds this allotment you will be required to use the above paid overnight parking.

Interactive Breckenridge Parking Map

Breckenridge Guide To Getting Around