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Directions to Frisco

Frisco is located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies just 90 minutes from Denver International Airport, 15 minutes from Breckenridge and 30 minutes from Vail. It is a quintessential mountain town with six world class ski resorts within minutes of its charming Main Street. Frisco is also an exceedingly walkable and bikeable town with great free public transportation, making it very doable to leave your car at home or parked during your visit.

From Denver International Airport

  • Frisco is located 95 miles from Denver International Airport.
  • Take I-70 West to Frisco (Exit #203).
  • To get to Main Street head south on Highway 9 (toward Breckenridge) for .5 mile to Frisco Main Street and turn right (west).

From Utah/Grand Junction

  • Take I-70 East to Frisco (Exit #201) at Frisco Main Street.
  • 26 miles from Vail, 86 miles from Glenwood Springs and 170 miles from Grand Junction

Transportation

Frisco is a hub for public transportation in Summit County. The Frisco Transit Center is located between Safeway and Whole Foods in Frisco at 1010 Meadow Drive. The Summit Stage, Bustang and Greyhound bus stop here, as well as many airport shuttles and local transportation services. Hertz rental car services are also available at this location.

At just under 2 square miles with miles of trails and recreation paths, Frisco is also ideal for pedestrians and bikers.

Summit Stage – Free Public Transportation in Summit County

  • The Frisco Transit Center is a main hub for the Summit Stage, which is a free bus service providing transportation throughout Summit County.
  • Bus service is available to most ski areas, shopping centers, medical centers, and some residential areas in Summit County. The Summit Stage runs to Boreas Pass, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Dillon Valley, Frisco, Keystone, Silverthorne, Summit Cove, Warrior’s Mark, and Wildernest.
  • View Summit Stage routes and the real-time bus locator with the Summit Stage SmartBus system.

Bustang

The Bustang West Line runs from Downtown Denver to Glenwood Spring with daily pick-up and drop-off at the Frisco Transfer Center between Safeway and Whole Foods. For more information visit the Bustang website or call 1-800-900-3011.

Greyhound Bus

The Greyhound bus service picks up and drops off at the Frisco Transfer Center between Safeway and Whole Foods. Check out Greyhound’s website or call Greyhound Customer Service at 800-231-2222 for ticket information and destinations.

Additional transportation options & services

Please contact each individual transportation company for their current prices and service offerings.

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Sunset over mountains and a frozen Lake Dillon.
Scenic picture of I-70, Lake Dillon, and Peak One on a sunny day.

Travel Advice

Spend More Time in Frisco and Less Time On I-70

I-70 is the primary route to Frisco. I-70 is congestion-free the majority of the time and with just a little bit of planning you can have “More Mountains and Less Traffic”. Learn the best times to travel, access real-time road & traffic resources, get great Sunday deals and more by visiting GoI70’s website.

Mountain Express Lane

An eastbound toll lane runs between Empire and Idaho Springs and operates during peak travel times. Before using this lane keep in mind that the amount of traffic determines pricing, ensuring the lane is always moving reliably.  If you don’t have an express toll pass, you will be billed through a license plate toll at a higher rate.

Traction Law / Passenger Vehicle Chain Law

If conditions require, the following laws could be implemented and CoTrip’s website is the best place to find up to find real time updates on road conditions and restrictions.

  • Traction Law: Motorists need snow tires, mud/snow tires, or a four-wheel/all -wheel drive vehicle – all tires must have minimum 1/8 inch tread.
  • Passenger Vehicle Chain Law: Every vehicle must have chains or an alternative traction device (like an AutoSock).

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)

For all real-time road condition information visit: CoTrip

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