Distance between Denver CO and Vail CO

The distance from Denver to Vail is 98 miles by road including 94 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 38 minutes and goes through Lakewood, Idaho Springs, Silverthorne and Frisco.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Denver 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 6 8 mi, 09 min
Lakewood 8 mi 0:09 09 min 0.2 gal
US 6 I 70 24 mi, 22 min
Idaho Springs 32 mi 0:32 32 min 1.0 gal
I 70 5 mi, 05 min
Dumont 37 mi 0:37 37 min 1.2 gal
I 70 2 mi, 01 min
Downieville 39 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 70 6 mi, 05 min
Georgetown 45 mi 0:44 44 min 1.5 gal
I 70 1 mi, 01 min
Silver Plume 46 mi 0:46 46 min 1.5 gal
I 70 20 mi, 19 min
Silverthorne 66 mi 1:06 1 h 06 min 2.2 gal
I 70 4 mi, 04 min
Frisco 71 mi 1:10 1 h 10 min 2.4 gal
I 70 27 mi, 27 min
Vail 98 mi 1:38 1 h 38 min 3.2 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Denver 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 6 8 mi, 09 min
Lakewood 8 mi 0:09 09 min 0.2 gal
US 6 I 70 24 mi, 22 min
Idaho Springs 32 mi 0:32 32 min 1.0 gal
I 70 5 mi, 05 min
Dumont 37 mi 0:37 37 min 1.2 gal
I 70 2 mi, 01 min
Downieville 39 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 70 1 mi, 00 min
Lawson 39 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 70 6 mi, 04 min
Georgetown 45 mi 0:44 44 min 1.5 gal
I 70 1 mi, 01 min
Silver Plume 46 mi 0:46 46 min 1.5 gal
I 70 3 mi, 03 min
Bakerville 50 mi 0:49 49 min 1.6 gal
I 70 17 mi, 16 min
Silverthorne 66 mi 1:06 1 h 06 min 2.2 gal
I 70 4 mi, 04 min
Frisco 71 mi 1:10 1 h 10 min 2.4 gal
I 70 8 mi, 08 min
Wheeler Junction 79 mi 1:18 1 h 18 min 2.6 gal
I 70 13 mi, 13 min
Bighorn 93 mi 1:31 1 h 31 min 3.1 gal
I 70 5 mi, 06 min
Vail 98 mi 1:38 1 h 38 min 3.2 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Denver to Vail?

Fuel cost: 14.3 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 97.6 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 4.31 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Denver to Vail?

Driving time: 1 h 38 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
  • 13 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 12 min
  • 10 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 9 min
  • 9 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 9 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
  • 7 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 8 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 2 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 30 mph = 2 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Denver to Vail by land?

The distance between Denver and Vail is 97.6 mi by road including 94.4 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Denver and Vail respectively.

How far is Denver to Vail by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Denver and Vail is 74.6 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 Denver and Vail respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Denver from Vail by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 9 min to cover the distance of 75 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 32 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 Denver to Vail?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 30 min to cover the distance of 75 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 34 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 Denver and Vail?

The halfway point between Denver and Vail is Bakerville. It is located about 1 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Bakerville to Denver is 50 mi and driving will take about 49 min. The road between Bakerville and Vail has length 48 mi and will take approximately 48 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Silver Plume is in 46 mi from Denver and 52 mi from Vail
  • Georgetown is in 45 mi from Denver and 53 mi from Vail
  • Lawson is in 39 mi from Denver and 58 mi from Vail

Where is Denver in relation to Vail?

Denver is located 75 mi east of Vail.

Denver has geographic coordinates: latitude 39.73915, longitude -104.9847. Click here to see Denver on map.

Vail has geographic coordinates: latitude 39.64264, longitude -106.38621. Click here to see Vail on map.

Which highway goes from Denver to Vail?

The route from Denver to Vail follows I 70, US 6.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 40: 13 mi
  • CO 9: 2 mi
The distance between Denver and Vail is ranked 38,763rd in the ranking popularity.
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