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
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.
Additional transportation options & services
Please contact each individual transportation company for their current prices and service offerings.
In alphabetical order:
Service from Summit and Eagle Counties- 970-453-8294.
- Black Mountain Limo
Private car service locally, to the airport and from resort to resort.
- Epic Mountain Express
Epic Mountain Express provides shared shuttles and premier transportation from Denver International Airport to your favorite Colorado mountain resort areas – 970-754-7433.
- FreshTracks Transportation
FreshTracks provides transportation throughout Summit County and also drop you off and pick up in Eagle County. Call them at 970-453-4052 for pick up information. FreshTracks is a great option for transportation to the and from the Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill and beginner ski/ride hill.
- Hertz Local Edition
Contact them at 970-668-1031 or visit the Hertz website for rental vehicle information.
- Jake’s Mountain Shuttle
Contact them at 970-401-0988 for pricing and service offerings. Jake’s is also great option in for a shuttle to and from the Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill and beginner ski/ride hill.
Download the free app on your phone. Available for Android and Apple devises.
- Peak One Express
Primarily offers airport shuttle service- 855-GO-PEAK1.
- Powderhound Transportation
Primarily offers airport shuttle service- 888-248-7772.
- Stagecoach Limousine
Summit County limousine service for special events, or just traveling in style- 970-390-3599.
- Summit Express Transportation
Summit Express offers transportation services to and from Denver International Airport, as well as charter shuttle service to selected areas such as Vail, Aspen, Beaver Creek and Steamboat- 855-MTN-VANS.
Get the Free App or from the app store on your phone. Available for Android and Apple devises.
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