Directions to Glenwood Springs
Drive, Bus, Rail or Fly
Glenwood Springs is located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, between Vail and Aspen on Interstate-70. Just west of the 18-mile scenic Glenwood Canyon, and an easy drive from Denver, Grand Junction, Aspen or Vail/Eagle airports. Get driving directions to Glenwood Springs using the information below and start planning your trip today! Famous for attractions like Glenwood Hot Springs, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Iron Mountain Hot Springs, and miles of hiking and biking trails, Glenwood Springs is the perfect place for your next outdoor adventure.
DRIVE… Glenwood Springs is a scenic three-hour drive 160 miles west of Denver on Interstate-70. It is a 1.5-hour drive 90 miles east of Grand Junction.
BUS… Ride the Bustang, Greyhound, RFTA or Ride Glenwood offering options for short to long distance transportation. LEARN MORE!
RAIL… Amtrak’s California Zephyr travels the spectacular rail route from Chicago to San Francisco with daily stops in Glenwood Springs. The Glenwood Springs Train Depot is located in the heart of downtown Glenwood Springs and within walking distance of accommodations, dining and attractions. LEARN MORE!
FLY… Glenwood Springs is served by four airports. Eagle/Vail is 30 miles east, Aspen is 40 miles south, Grand Junction is 90 miles west, and Denver International Airport is 180 miles east of Glenwood Springs.
Getting from DIA to Glenwood Springs, Colorado
A-Line to Central Station
Hitch a ride to Central Station in Downtown Denver. From DIA, take the A-Line to Central Station and either catch the Bustang (see above: Bus) or ride Amtrak’s California Zephyr (see above: Train) to Glenwood Springs.
Airports in the Area
Glenwood Springs is served by four airports. Eagle/Vail is 30 miles east, Aspen is 40 miles south, Grand Junction is 90 miles west, and Denver International Airport is 180 miles east of Glenwood Springs.
- Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE)
- Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE)
- Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT)
- Denver International Airport (DIA)
Or fly into one of two non-commercial airports:
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