Flight, Car & Transit Services to and Around Vail

Whether you're traveling by plane, shuttle, or car, your mountain getaway is just a short, hassle-free trip away. Vail is located just 30 miles east of Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), and 100 miles west of Denver International Airport (DEN).

Learn more below about air travel, private car services, shuttle services and navigating the Town of Vail upon your arrival.

Vail is located in the stunning central Rocky Mountains just 30 miles east of Eagle, Colorado, and just 100 miles west of Denver, Colorado.
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Eagle County Regional Airport

Access to Vail is easy and convenient via Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) and Denver International Airport (DEN). EGE has non-stop jet service from numerous major domestic and international cities, and DEN is just two hours east of Vail.

Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE)

Eagle County Regional Airport is located just 30 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek.

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Eagle County Regional Airport provides non-stop flights from 14 major markets in the winter, and two in the summer, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Denver with Denver service year-round. This makes traveling to Vail extremely convenient regardless of the time of year you visit. One-stop connections are available from over 250 cities worldwide, making EGE the number one choice for frequent visitors to Vail. During the winter Eagle Airport will be serviced by American, Delta and United from markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York/JFK, New York/LGA, Newark, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and San Francisco.

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Private Jet Service in EGE

If you're coming to the Vail Valley via private aircraft, the Vail Valley Jet Center can assist you with aircraft storage and services. The jet center also provides international customs clearance, catering services, flight planning assistance, aircraft maintenance and cleaning, and full concierge services.

For more information about the Vail Valley Jet Center visit or call 970.524.7700.

Denver International Airport

Located just two hours from Vail, Denver International offers over 750 daily flights to 180 destinations, including 20 international destinations.

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Getting Here, Vail Resort, Colorado

I-70 winding through Vail Valley

Getting to Vail by car is simple via Interstate 70. Vail is located in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, just 100 miles west of Denver and just 30 miles east of Eagle.

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Vail is accessed by three exits off of I-70. The main Vail exit is 176. Upon exiting I-70, navigate to the south side of the interstate, where you will find Vail's main roundabout. From here, you can easily navigate Vail Village parking structures to the east or Lionshead parking structures to the west.

Car Rental
Hertz is the official car rental company and preferred choice of Vail. Guests can pick up cars equipped with ski/snowboard racks, unlimited mileage and free 24-hour emergency roadside assistance at the Denver International Airport (DEN) or Eagle County Airport (EGE). For more information on special Vail guest rates on Hertz rental cars, call 800.414.6046.

Bus Service
The Town of Vail offers free, regular bus service between the eastern end of Vail Village and the western end of Lionshead on the in-town route. For information on the Town of Vail's Bus Service, visit or call 970.479.2358.

ECO Transit operates a bus service between Vail, Beaver Creek (Avon) and throughout Eagle County.
For more information, visit Eagle County ECO Transit or call 970.328.3520.

Taxi & Limo Service
For the best taxi and limo service while in Vail, explore our preferred providers, CME Premier and High Mountain Taxi.

Vail offers its guests a wide range of parking options, operated by the Town of Vail and numerous private entities, which span from East Vail to West Vail.

Find information about all of the Town of Vail's paid parking options, real-time spot availability, seasonal parking information and free parking spaces serviced by the bus system

 Parking tips for skiers

Village Parking

To access Vail Village and Golden Peak, park in the Vail Village Parking Structure at 241 E. Meadow Drive. To access Lionshead Village, park in the Lionshead Parking Structure at 395 South Frontage Road West.

Overflow Parking

Vail's South Frontage Road is used for free overflow parking only when the Vail Village and Lionshead structures are filled to capacity. Vehicles must be removed by 11 p.m.

Epic Mountain Express

Epic Mountain Express offers both private car service and frequently scheduled airport shuttle services to the Vail area. Professional and well-trained drivers ensure that your trip gets started off right, navigating the mountain roads so you arrive relaxed. If you need assistance planning transportation to Vail, please to call 970-754-7433.

Airport Shuttle Service
Epic Mountain Express offers daily, frequent shuttle service from Denver International and Eagle County Airports to most locations around the Resort. Shared shuttles have convenient schedules and the door-to-door service drops you off at your hotel. Professional drivers are trained in mountain driving, allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery. Special pricing for groups of three or more and for children 12 and younger. Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard.

Private Car Service by Premier Mountain Express
Premier Mountain Express’ privately chauffeured, four wheel drive luxury SUVs and vans offer the ultimate in comfort, flexibility and convenience. Travel to the Resort from Denver International (DEN) and Eagle-Vail (EGE) Airports on your preferred schedule in the privacy of your own vehicle. Choose from a chauffeured SUV, Mercedes Sprinter Van or Ford Transit Van, all available for arrivals and departures at any time of day.

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