Getting To Beaver Creek

Getting To Beaver Creek

Where is Beaver Creek?

Beaver Creek is located near Avon, 10 miles west of Vail in Eagle County Colorado. It is situated 105 miles (169 km) west of Denver, just off the I-70.


Eagle County Airport (EGE aka Eagle Vail Airport) is only a 25 minute drive from Beaver Creek. The airport receives non-stop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago O-Hare, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Atlanta, Houston and Denver.

Flights into Denver International Airport are much cheaper and there are flights from a multitude of airports across the US. Beaver Creek is 133 miles (213 km) from Denver Airport (approx 2 hour drive).

To make searching for flights to Denver or Eagle Vail easier, use one of the recommended flight search engines that can compare flight options from multiple airlines.

Driving to Beaver Creek

You can rent a car from either Eagle County or Denver International Airport for the drive to Beaver Creek. Use one of our car rental search engines to find a good deal and make a reservation.  However unless you plan to travel around other parts of Colorado, you’re probably better off getting shuttle transport to Beaver Creek, because once there you won’t need a car.


There are free parking lots at the base of the west entrance to Beaver Creek, with shuttles to get you up to the main village, then a short walk through the village and a couple of escalator rides to get to the lifts. Beaver Creek also has paid parking lots in the main village.

The accommodations provide parking for overnight guests, but you’ll potentially pay a lot of pretty pennies for the privilege.

Shuttle Services

There are loads of transport operators that will shuttle you to your accommodation from either Eagle County Airport or Denver International Airport. Options include shared rides or private car services. Shared shuttles run hourly from DIA, whilst for Eagle the shuttle departure times are flight specific.

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Getting Around Beaver Creek

Getting around the Beaver Creek village is very easy as most of the Beaver Creek lodging is just a short walk from the slopes and the restaurants and shops. There is also a complimentary on-demand shuttle service that operates from 6am to 2am.

The main Beaver Creek village is interlinked to the other two villages via the slopes and free shuttles. To the west of Beaver Creek Village is the quiet Bachelor Gulch Village which lies at the base of the Bachelor Gulch ski area. The Bachelor Gulch village is 4.5 miles by road from the main Beaver Creek Village, and resort and hotel shuttles provide transport between the two areas (from 8am to 11pm).

Further west again is the Arrowhead Village. Arrowhead Village is about 5 miles by road from Beaver Creek village. Shuttles provide transport between Arrowhead, Beaver Creek and Avon.

Avon is further down the mountain, about 3 miles by road from the Beaver Creek Village. In addition to free shuttle buses, transport between Avon and the ski slopes is provided via the Riverfront Express Gondola.

Other Ski Resorts Nearby

The massive Vail Ski Resort is just down the road which is accessible via the Avon Beaver Creek Transit bus which departs every half hour (from 6am to 2am) and only costs a couple of dollars.

There is also a shuttle service between Beaver Creek and Breckenridge, for which the Epic pass is also valid.

Other nearby ski resorts include Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Ski Cooper and Copper Mountain.