Distance between Aspen CO and Denver CO
The distance from Aspen to Denver is 159 miles by road including 75 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 11 minutes and goes through Leadville, Frisco, Silverthorne, Idaho Springs and Lakewood.
|Shortest distance by air||105 mi ✈️|
|Car route length||159.1 mi 🚗|
|Driving time||3 h 11 min|
|Fuel amount||5.4 gal|
|Fuel cost||20.6 USD|
|Aspen||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
CO 82 30 mi, 51 min
|Everett||30 mi||51 min||1.0 gal|
CO 82 US 24 29 mi, 35 min
|Leadville||58 mi||1 h 26 min||2.0 gal|
US 24 CO 91 30 mi, 34 min
|Frisco||89 mi||2 h 00 min||3.0 gal|
I 70 4 mi, 04 min
|Silverthorne||93 mi||2 h 05 min||3.1 gal|
I 70 20 mi, 19 min
|Silver Plume||114 mi||2 h 25 min||3.8 gal|
I 70 1 mi, 01 min
|Georgetown||115 mi||2 h 26 min||3.9 gal|
I 70 13 mi, 12 min
|Idaho Springs||128 mi||2 h 38 min||4.3 gal|
I 70 24 mi, 22 min
|Lakewood||152 mi||3 h 01 min||5.1 gal|
US 6 7 mi, 09 min
|Denver||159 mi||3 h 11 min||5.3 gal|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Aspen to Denver?
Fuel cost: 20.6 USD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 159.1 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.8 USD / gal)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Aspen to Denver?
Driving time: 3 h 11 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 53 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 49 min
- 12 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 11 min
- 27 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 29 min
- 22 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 24 min
- 3 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 4 min
- 13 mi with a maximum speed 45 mph = 17 min
- 8 mi with a maximum speed 35 mph = 14 min
- 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 2 min
- 9 mi with a maximum speed 30 mph = 18 min
- 7 mi with a maximum speed 25 mph = 17 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Aspen to Denver by land?
The distance between Aspen and Denver is 159.1 mi by road including 75.2 mi on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Aspen and Denver respectively.
How far is Aspen to Denver by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Aspen and Denver is 105 mi.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Aspen and Denver respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Aspen from Denver by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 12 min to cover the distance of 105 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 46 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Aspen to Denver?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 42 min to cover the distance of 105 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 48 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Aspen and Denver?
The halfway point between Aspen and Denver is Wheeler Junction. It is located about 2 mi from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Aspen in relation to Denver?
Which highway goes from Aspen to Denver?
The route from Aspen to Denver follows I 70.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- US 6: 45 mi
- CO 82: 43 mi
- CO 91: 22 mi
- US 24: 15 mi
- US 40: 13 mi
- CO 9: 2 mi