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The best one-way flight price to Aspen from United States in the last 72 hours is $184 (Denver Intl to Aspen Pitkin County).
The best round-trip flight price to Aspen from United States in the last 72 hours is $280 (Denver Intl to Aspen Pitkin County).
The fastest flight to Aspen from United States takes 0h 53m (Denver Intl to Aspen Pitkin County).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Aspen, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta.

Aspen flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Aspen?

The month of January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Aspen from United States, with most prices found around $557. If you aren’t able to travel to Aspen during the month of January, then flying in October is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $564.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Aspen?

$107 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Aspen. This flight is from Colorado Springs and is 88% cheaper than most flights to Aspen. To find the cheapest price to Aspen from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Aspen?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Aspen is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $672. The most expensive day to fly to Aspen is Thursday, with ticket prices averaging around $816.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Aspen?

In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Aspen when you can find flight prices for as low as $708. Flying to Aspen in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets at noon because they tend to be around $809. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Aspen?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in United States you fly out of and what airport in Aspen you fly into. For example, flying from Los Angeles to Grand Junction Regnl takes 4h 04m on average. On the other hand, flying from Miami to Grand Junction Regnl takes 7h 48m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo if there are any available for your route.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Aspen?

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Aspen is about 59 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $742. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $677.

Cheapest flights to Aspen airports

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Los Angeles


Los Angeles (LAX) to Grand Junction (GJT)

Typically, flights to Aspen from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Grand Junction Regnl, which has an average price of $303

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ASPEN FROM LOS ANGELESJanuary31% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Aspen costs on average just $338 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ASPEN FROM LOS ANGELESMay49% more expensiveIt costs about $724 for flights to Aspen from Los Angeles in May
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ASPEN FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary530% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Aspen from Los Angeles in February than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Aspen

Aspen is an alpine resort town offering 4 seasons of outdoor adventure. Traditionally, winter has been Aspen’s busy season when visitors come for the excellent skiing and snowboarding. However, over the years, Aspen has worked to develop other activities and events to lure visitors here when the snow is gone. Peak tourist season is from December to February. If you with to visit during this period, you can expect to pay more and should book your flights and rooms in advance. During the spring, daily high temperatures warming from 46 – 63 degrees Fahrenheit bring out the spring skiers in their shorts and bathing suits, at least until the ski resorts close in early or mid-April. Some hotels will close during this slow season, but you might find good rates at those remaining open. Spring is also Aspen’s rainiest season of the year. During the summer, tourist visits ramp up again, with people coming to experience the Rocky Mountain summer and warm temperatures of 76 – 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall brings another slow season, with better prices again, but a certain amount of closed hotels as well. Temperatures cool rapidly between September and November, from highs of 71 to 46 degrees Fahrenheit.

How long does it take to fly to Aspen?

Popularly known as a ski resort town, Aspen, Colorado has four airports: Eagle Airport (EGE), Montrose Airport (MTJ), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT), and Aspen County Airport (ASE), which is the nearest to Aspen city center. Flights to Aspen, Colorado are majorly from Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York. The time to fly to Aspen depends on the airport of departure. For instance, it’ll take you a little over two hours when flying from Los Angeles International Airport, about 2 hours 30 minutes from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), and around 2 hours 15 minutes from San Francisco. When flying to Aspen County Airport from Manhattan with a layover in New York, it’ll take you approximately 4 hours 45 minutes. Westchester travels can take nearly 7 hours 10 minutes, but it may take longer depending on the length of the layover in New York.

Where can you fly directly into Aspen from?

There are a number of nonstop Aspen flight deals from different airports in the United States. Some airlines that provide nonstop flights to Aspen include United Airlines and American Airlines. United provides direct service to Aspen/Pitkin County Airport from San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Linear Air Taxi provides nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Maroon Bells is known in Aspen for its amazing views and rigorous terrain. Locals and tourists enjoy making their way up the mountains when temperatures are mild and there is less chance of precipitation. Hiking in the area is often enjoyed most when the weather begins warming up and the chance for rain is low. Considering this, it would be recommended to fly to Aspen during June, July, and August to take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike. Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Aspen for June, July, and August, when they can visit Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Skiing is most popular in Aspen during the month of January, due to the perfect conditions of colder temperatures combined with a higher chance of snow. These conditions make Snowmass Mountain a very popular destination for both tourists and locals. Alternatively, Buttermilk Mountain is also a very popular ski mountain in the Aspen area.

Vail Eagle County Airport, Gunnison Airport, Montrose County Airport, Hayden Yampa Valley Airport or Grand Junction Regnl Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Aspen.

You can find deals at Hayden Yampa Valley Airport for $722 on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Aspen flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Aspen found recently by users on momondo
United Airlines
Oct 21
DEN3:02 pmDenver Intl
0h 53m
ASE3:55 pmAspen Pitkin County
Oct 23
ASE12:51 pmAspen Pitkin County
1h 02m
DEN1:53 pmDenver Intl
United Airlines
Nov 25
DEN4:51 amDenver Intl
0h 56m
ASE5:47 amAspen Pitkin County
Nov 29
ASE12:12 pmAspen Pitkin County
0h 58m
DEN1:10 pmDenver Intl
United Airlines
Oct 25
LAX6:20 amLos Angeles
2h 16m
ASE8:36 amAspen Pitkin County
Nov 1
ASE8:17 amAspen Pitkin County
2h 21m
LAX10:38 amLos Angeles
United Airlines
Nov 24
DEN5:00 amDenver Intl
0h 56m
ASE5:56 amAspen Pitkin County
Nov 26
ASE3:36 pmAspen Pitkin County
0h 58m
DEN4:34 pmDenver Intl
United Airlines
Jan 3
SFO4:01 amSan Francisco
2h 36m
ASE6:37 amAspen Pitkin County
Jan 11
ASE11:06 amAspen Pitkin County
2h 40m
SFO1:46 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Oct 25
LAX8:56 amLos Angeles
4h 24m
1 stop
ASE1:20 pmAspen Pitkin County
Nov 1
ASE8:17 amAspen Pitkin County
2h 21m
LAX10:38 amLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Aspen

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Aspen, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines
United Airlines
Oct 19
DEN5:57 amDenver Intl
0h 56m
ASE6:53 amAspen Pitkin County
United Airlines
Dec 1
DEN2:50 amDenver Intl
0h 55m
ASE3:45 amAspen Pitkin County
United Airlines
Nov 23
DEN4:51 amDenver Intl
0h 56m
ASE5:47 amAspen Pitkin County

Which airlines fly to Aspen?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Aspen

Which airlines fly to Aspen?

United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Aspen on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Aspen with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.

Alaska Airlines Flights to Aspen

7 Alaska Airlines flights head to Aspen on average each week. Most will be flying from Los Angeles to Aspen, the most popular route that Alaska Airlines operates to Aspen. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest Alaska Airlines flight to Aspen found in the past 3 days on momondo was $234, departing from Boston Logan Intl. Alaska Airlines is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 8.1/10 by 1,123 of our users.

United Airlines Flights to Aspen

$179 is the best round-trip United Airlines deal to Aspen found on momondo in the last few days. The deal departed from Boston Logan Intl. United Airlines has 40 flights to Aspen most weeks, with prices varying by availability. 1,352 momondo users have reviewed United Airlines, scoring the airline a 7.1/10 on average.

Airports near Aspen

Below you will find all the airports in Aspen along with the distance from the city center

Aspen–Pitkin County Airport (ASE)

Aspen’s airport, also known as Sardy Field, is located 3 nautical miles northwest of the central business district, and offers several modes of transport into town.


You can hail a cab or call for an Uber ride from the commercial traffic circle just outside of baggage claim. The trip takes about 11 minutes. Uber rates are slightly cheaper than a regular taxi, around $7.00 USD.


Shuttles are available, and also pick up passengers in the commercial traffic circle. To prearrange a shuttle, limousine or charter bus ride for your group, click here.

Public Transportation

From the airport, you can hop on either the free shuttle bus or the free rapid bus designated BRT Aspen, and get off at Garmisch St. and Hopkins Ave. in central Aspen in 23 minutes.

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How do you get to the city center from the Aspen airport?

There are several shuttles, buses, taxis, rideshares, and rental car services that offer ground transportation into the city center from Aspen/Pitkin County Airport, Aspen. A taxi will get you to town in under 10 minutes. There are eight buses managed and operated by the Downtowner, which offers free transportation from the airport to anywhere in town. Download the app and set your pick-up and drop-off location for door-to-door services around the city.

Popular routes to Aspen

Most frequently searched flights to Aspen along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Aspen Flights
Fastest flight time6h 49m
Cheapest price$450
Seattle to Aspen Flights
Fastest flight time4h 43m
Cheapest price$400

How to travel around Aspen

Aspen has 8 free bus routes that operate within the city, to the airport and to a few of the out of town attractions and resorts, which is how most visitors get around during their visit. Taxis are also available, as is Uber service. If you plan to travel around the Rocky Mountains, you can always rent a car, but be careful driving in the winter.

Public Transportation

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) operates a regional bus network serving Aspen as well as several other local communities. The City of Aspen routes are free to ride and run 7 days a week. The hours of operation vary by route. To get to some of the resorts, you may need to pay for your ride. Fares vary by route, ranging from $1.00 USD – $10.00 USD.


If you prefer to get around by taxi, you can expect to pay around $20.00 USD to get from Aspen to Snowmass Village, and for trips within Aspen to cost between $10.00 USD and $15.00 USD.

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Best things to do and see in Aspen

Things to do and places of interest in Aspen

Aspen is a friendly place, much loved by skiers, snowboarders and those who enjoy outdoor activities. The scenery here is stunning, and there are great places to dine and shop. Here are our suggestions for your itinerary, when you travel to Aspen.

  • The top recommendation, of course, is to hit the slopes! Whether you are a skier or boarder, you are spoiled for choice with resorts like Snowmass, Ajax Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk Mountain. You could return here for years and not ski the same run twice.
  • If you want to see the craziest snow enthusiasts in the world, come for the Aspen X Games, held in January at Buttermilk Mountain.
  • Take a ride on the Silver Queen Gondola, and travel from busy Aspen to the majestic 11,000-foot summit of Ajax Mountain in 14 minutes. The views all along the way and from the peak are absolutely mesmerizing.
  • One of Aspen’s biggest draws in the off season is the Aspen Music Festival and School. Founded in 1949 by Walter Paepcke, a Chicago businessman, it runs over 8 weeks during the summer, offering over 400 musical events during its run.
  • Take a tour – Aspen specializes in all kinds of walking, bus, and bike tours. Whether you want to learn about the history of the city, cycle on Rocky Mountain trails without risk of getting lost, or explore the region’s abundant natural beauty from the comfort of a luxurious coach, there’s something to suit everyone.
  • Aspen is a hub of artistic creativity, so make sure to explore local galleries such as the Pismo, the Baldwin and Gallery 1949.

Tips and tricks for visiting Aspen

Aspen sits at an altitude of over 2,400 feet, and if you are skiing or exploring, the mountains can be much higher. At Snowmass, you’re over 7,000 feet, and may feel a touch of altitude sickness. If you feel dizzy or nauseous, don’t overexert yourself, and stay well-hydrated.

If you visit during winter and choose to rent a car, you need to know how to drive in snowy, icy conditions, and be prepared for the fact that alpine roads can be closed due to snowfall or for avalanche control.

What can you see and do in Aspen?

Hike to the summit in Maroon Bells' adventurous land and enjoy the views of the mountain area and the lake. Take a tour of the Aspen Art Museum and enjoy the sculptures, paintings, and drawings. To taste fresh cuisine prepared from locally grown farm products and pay a visit to various restaurants such as White House Tavern and Bosq. Don't forget to visit Aspen Mountain Ski Resort, Aspen Snowmass, Aspen Highlands Ski Resort, the John Denver Sanctuary, and the T-Lazy-7 Ranch located near the mouth of the Maroon Creek Valley, adjacent to the Maroon Bells Wildness Area. You can also take a hike to Crater Lake Trail and take the opportunity to unwind. To learn how to ski, as there are regular alpine ski races that happen regularly near Mountain Chalet, at the Limelight Hotel, Gondola Plaza, and Straw Pile, among other places near the city.

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