Travel to Glenwood Springs

Within easy driving distance of Denver and Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs is located on the Western Slope between Aspen and Vail along the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers.

Distance to Glenwood Springs

Aspen ~ 40 miles | 45 minutes

Vail ~ 60 miles | 60 minutes

Grand Junction ~ 85 miles | 90 minutes

Denver ~ 155 miles | 2 ½ hours

DIA ~ 180 miles | 3 hours

Fort Collins ~ 220 miles | 3 ½ hours

Colorado Springs ~ 220 miles | 3 ½ hours

Salt Lake City ~ 365 miles | 5 ½ hours

Albuquerque ~ 425 miles | 7 ½ hours

Las Vegas ~ 590 miles | 8 ½ hours

Dallas ~ 995 miles | 14 ½ hours

How to Get Here & Around Town


Conveniently located off I-70, Glenwood springs is found between the beautiful Glenwood Canyon and New Castle, Colorado.  Exit 116 will take you downtown, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, and Iron Mountain Hot Springs.  Exit 114 will take you to West Glenwood where you can venture to several restaurants and car dealers and up the road to the popular Glenwood Meadows shopping district featuring Target, Bed, Bath Beyond, Pet Co, Ulta, Chili’s and several local restaurants.


Glenwood Springs is served with daily stops by Amtrak’s California Zephyr, which travels the scenic rail route between San Francisco and Chicago in both directions. The Glenwood Springs Train Depot is located in the heart of downtown along 7th Street, and the Colorado River and within walking distance of all that Glenwood Springs has to offer. >> view website


Daily service between Denver’s Union Station and Glenwood Springs’ Roaring Fork Transit Authority’s south station is offered by “Bustang“, an inter-regional, cost-efficient Express Bus service with round trip fares typically cost around $60. Visit the Bustang website to purchase tickets and for more information. >> view website

Shuttle Service

Ground transportation to and from Denver International Airport (DIA) and Glenwood Springs is provided by Colorado Mountain Express (CME). Whether it’s airport shuttle service or privately chauffeured travel in luxury SUVs or Sprinter vans, you’ll find it easy to arrange what you need from their fleet of Ford Transit and e350 vans, four-wheel drive SUVs, and Mercedes Benz Sprinters. Visit the CME website for schedule and ticket information. >> view website

Getting Around Town

In Town ~ Getting around town is made easy with Ride Glenwood Springs (RGS), the city’s year-round public transit bus service offering daily transporation in green, hybrid buses around town from 6:53 a.m. to 7:53 p.m., at 30 minute intervals. >> more info

Around the Area ~ The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) provides commuter bus service from Aspen to Glenwood Springs (Roaring Fork Valley), Glenwood to Rifle (Hogback), intra city service in Aspen and Glenwood Springs, ski shuttle service to the four Aspen Skiing Company ski areas, the Maroon Bells Guided Bus Tours, and a variety of other seasonal services. >> view website

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