Traveling To Eagle
Eagle is half way between Denver and Grand Junction at I-70 Exit 147.
- From Denver, plan 2 hours, 10 minutes.
- From Grand Junction, plan 2 hours.
- From Steamboat via CO 131 south, plan 1hour, 50 minutes.
- From Leadville via US 24 west, plan 1 hour, 15 minutes.
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Eagle County Regional Airport
Conveniently located 5 miles west of Eagle, several major carriers provide daily service to this airport including Delta, American and United. For all flight information, log on to www.flyvail.com
Driving Directions from Eagle County Regional Airport to Eagle: Exit the airport taking a Left on Cooley Mesa Road. Turn right onto Highway 6, eastbound, and follow it about 5 miles straight through one roundabout. It’s that easy. Welcome to Eagle!
Denver International Airport
Eagle is located approximately 130 miles west of Denver and about 2.5 hours from the Denver International Airport. All major airlines service the Denver airport daily. Airport Link: www.flydenver.com
Driving directions from Denver International Airport to Vail: Exit airport on Pena Blvd. Merge onto I-70 west via the exit on the left, 10 miles. Continue on I-70 until you reach Exit 147. 139 miles.
Grand Junction Regional Airport
Grand Junction Regional Airport features over 19 daily departures to Denver, Phoenix and Salt Lake City and over 500 one-stop connections to cities in the United States, Canada, Europe and Central America. Airport Link: www.gjairport.com
Driving directions from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Eagle: Exit airport on Horizon Dr. Merge onto I-70 east via the exit on the left. Continue on I-70 until you reach Exit 147. 118 miles.
Enjoy your trip to Eagle completely car-free by using transit options such as Bustang which can take you from Denver Union Station or the Federal Center directly to Eagle. Once you arrive, use the EcoTransit bus service to get around town. Local taxi services, as well as Uber & Lyft are other options [if this is true]. There are multiple airport shuttle services to transport you from DIA to Eagle. Learn more about the many options available to get from the Denver metro area to the Town of Eagle at www.GoI70.com/transit
Want to try carpooling? Use TreadShare, a carpool app that connects drivers and passengers heading in the same direction in Colorado so they can share a route and split the associated costs.
Colorado Mountain Express (CME) provides transportation from the Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport. CME is a professional and reliable shuttle service and a great option for those who do not need a car while visiting Colorado. For shuttle reservations and information, contact 800.525.6363 or visit www.ridecme.com.
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