Vail Ski Shuttles and Local Transportation

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Colorado Mountain Express

Colorado Mountain Express (CME) provides one of the cheapest mountain shuttles services that is available in the Vail/Beaver Creek area. Service is available from the Aspen Airport, Eagle/Vail Airport, and Denver Airport. Rides can be booked on a per/person basis, and you can receive a 10% discount on all door-to-door shuttle rides by using the link below.

Featured Shuttle Comparison

  Colorado Mountain Express PowderHound
Shared Service Offered? Yes No
Private Service Offered? Yes (Premier Service) Yes
Door-to-Door? Yes Yes
Point to Point
(discounted service to transportation centers)
Yes No
Fee Structure Price/Person Group Rate

Vail Shuttle Discounts & Deals

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Powderhound Transportation

Powderhound Transportation specializes in private transportation services from the Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport. All shuttles are chartered privately. You won’t have to wait for other parties or leave earlier than your own schedule requires. You can travel on your own time in a private mountain shuttle to and from one of the local ski resorts. 


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Vail Limo Services

Vail Limo Service is a private shuttle company, servicing all parts of Colorado with SUVs, traditional shuttle vans, Sprinters, SUV Limos, and Limo Buses. They will take you to Crested Butte from DIA or Eagle/Vail to your destination and back again. And it is all completely private. No shared rides. No stopping for other people. This is the luxury you have been waiting for, but didn’t know where to find.


Vail Transportation Center

The Vail Transportation Center (VTC) gives skiers and snowboarders an access hub between all of the local bus routes and the ski mountain. All of the free local routes will go through the transportation center except for the in-town shuttle. This bus route will pass just in front of the VTC on the side that is closest to the mountain. The transportation center is also a central area for some of the local taxi transportation services.

The Vail Transportation Center is located above the Vail Village parking garage. You can walk to the ski slopes in about 5 minutes from this area.

Free Vail Bus Routes

You can see a list of the free bus routes that run throughout the Vail Valley below. All local shuttle buses are free. Bus service will begin at 6 a.m. in the winter and run until 2 a.m. Early/late winter hours, as well as summer operation hours will vary from this schedule. You can see a full bus schedule and find bus route information for the free bus routes in Vail here: Vail Bus Schedule.

Eagle County Bus Routes (ECO)

The ECO bus system provides transportation between all of the destinations in the list below.

ECO Bus Fares

1-way bus rides on the Eagle County bus system cost $4. Some routes like the Leadville to Vail route will cost $7 each way. Discounted bus passes are available through Eagle County. You can find more information here: Eagle County Bus System.

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