Breckenridge, CO Airport Information
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Approximate taxi fare: $269.99 USD
Situated less than two hours from Breckenridge, Denver International Airport enjoys its reputation as one of the world’s greenest airports, boasting a roof made out of Teflon-coated fiberglass material that’s as thin as a credit card. Easily distinguished by its peaked roof reflective of snow capped mountains or teepees, Denver International is the fifth busiest airport in the U.S., as well as the largest airport site in North America and the second largest airport site in the world. Denver International accommodates nonstop services to more than 170 destinations worldwide, including major markets in the U.S., Germany, Iceland, the UK, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Passenger amenities include a variety of food and beverage options, 50 shops, free Wi-Fi and a spectacular art program. The airport features more than 40,000 parking spaces with garage, valet, short-term, economy and shuttle parking options.
Airline carriers serving Denver International Airport:
- Air Canada
- AirTran Airways
- Alaska Airlines
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Delta Air Lines
- Frontier Airlines
- Great Lakes Aviation
- JetBlue Airways
- Southwest Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- US Airways
- United Airlines
Breckenridge, CO Ground Transportation
Breckenridge Free Ride
Operated by the Town of Breckenridge and Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breckenridge Free Ride operates daily from 6:15 AM to 11:45 PM throughout town limits, weather and traffic permitting. The system operates along eight color-coded routes and connects to Summit Stage, the free bus system for Summit County. Breckenridge Station, located at 150 Watson Avenue at the base of the Breckenridge Connect Gondola, serves as the central hub of Breckenridge Free Ride. Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center can be accessed along the Blue, Green, Yellow, Gray and Brown routes.
Denver International Airport houses rental car counters for Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Collar, E-Z, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty. Each company offers its own courtesy shuttle to and from the terminal.
Visitors traveling to Breckenridge via Denver International Airport can utilize taxi or shuttle service; shuttle service starts at $45 per person one way, while taxi fare is approximately $242.