Getting to Winter Park Resort
Winter Park is accessible by car, bus or train. By car, from Denver, take Interstate 70 west to exit 232 onto U.S. Hwy 40 to Winter Park. The resort is 85 miles (137 km) from Denver International Airport.
Hertz rental cars are available locally or in Denver. Other rental car agencies are also available in Denver. Call Winter Park Central Reservations at (800) 729-5813.
Home James Transportation Services offers door-to-door van trips throughout the day from Denver International Airport to the Winter Park area during ski season. Private charter and taxi service is also available. For reservations call Winter Park Central Reservations at (800) 729-5813 (U.S. & Canada) or (970) 726-5587 (international).
Amtrak's California Zephyr serves Winter Park daily, with westbound service from Chicago and Omaha and eastbound service from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Sleeping accommodations are available on both routes. Call Winter Park Central Reservations at (800) 729-5813 (U.S. & Canada) or (970) 726-5587 (international) for reservations.
The Ski Train departs Denver's Union Station each Saturday and Sunday at 7:15 a.m., beginning Dec. 20 and continuing through early April, bringing skiers directly to the Winter Park slopes. The return trip leaves at 4:15 p.m. and arrives in Denver at 6:15 p.m. Additional trips are scheduled Dec. 27-30 and on Fridays beginning Jan. 30 through early April.
The Ski Train offers day trips on Saturdays during the summer, departing Denver's Union Station and stopping at the base of Winter Park Resort. For more information and reservations, call The Ski Train at (303) 296-4754 or visit www.skitrain.com.
"The Lift" is the free local shuttle service that runs to and from most lodging properties and activities in the valley and Winter Park Resort base area. Buses run every 30 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.