How To Get There

How To Get There

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Where is Winter Park Colorado?

Winter Park CO is located in Grand County just off US Highway 40, only 66 miles northwest of Denver, making it the closest “major” resort to Denver! Winter Park is 90 miles west of the Denver International Airport.

A few miles from Winter Park Ski Resort is the sleepy little town of Winter Park. The little town of Fraser is another 3 miles north on highway 40.

Flying

The Denver International Airport is the main gateway airport for Winter Park, receiving flights from a multitude of airports across the US. To make searching for flights to Denver easier, you can use one of the recommended flight search engines that can compare flight options from multiple airlines.

Denver Airport to Winter Park Shuttle

If you’re just visiting Winter Park and not heading to various Colorado ski resorts, it’s probably easiest to use a Denver airport shuttle service to get to Winter Park, because once you’re there you won’t need a car.

There is an array of private transport companies providing very regular scheduled shuttle van services, or private transfers between the Denver airport and your Winter Park lodging.

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Driving to Winter Park

The drive from Denver to Winter Park takes just under 1.5 hours depending on the road conditions on the I70 and Berthoud Pass, whilst the 90 mile drive from Denver International Airport takes about 1:40 hours.

There is plenty of day parking at the base of Winter Park Resort and also at Mary Jane.

Ski Train From Denver

Unfortunately the long acclaimed Ski Train from downtown Denver to the base of the Winter Park ski area is no longer in operation. The Ski Train was famous for its uniqueness and for offering incredibly picturesque views before heading through the Continental Divide via the Moffat Tunnel.

Train to Winter Park

An Amtrak train service to Winter Park is offered between Chicago, Denver, Salt Lake City, Sacramento, and San Francisco on a daily basis.

Getting Around Winter Park CO

A free community shuttle service is available that travels between the main resort base, the Mary Jane base, the town of Winter Park and the town of Fraser. A special shuttle service is also available to aid in getting the kids to ski school.

Other Ski Resorts Nearby

  • Granby Ranch is 21 miles to the northwest of Winter Park
  • Loveland Ski Area: 41 miles to the southwest of Winter Park
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