How to Reach Boulder - The Easiest Way to Reach Boulder


  • By Plane: The closest airport that serves Boulder is the Denver International Airport. From Denver airport, you can get on a private bus or a taxi to reach Boulder. It takes approximately 70 minutes to reach Boulder from Denver International Airport. Alternatively, you can also drive from Denver. The route offers some of the best views. 


  • By Bus: The city is well-connected internally through the RTD bus system. They help in easier and faster transportation.
  • By Car: Only if you are planning to travel for a long distance inside the city, rent a car. Also take the huge traffic and the pedestrian population into consideration.
  • By Bicycle: It is a common practice for the locals of Boulder to commute within the city on a bicycle. And there is also a concept called Bike sharing program. They cost even cheaper.

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Modes of Transportation in Boulder

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Boulder. The most preferred mode of transport in Boulder is Bike.

Average distance: 3.61 km Average time: 14.8 min

  • Bike 40%
    Bike 17.5 min Overall average time for 5.72 kms 17.5 min
  • Walking 20%
    Walking 20 min Bike 10 min Overall average time for 2.41 kms 30 min
  • Car 40%
    Driving 4.5 min Overall average time for 2.11 kms 4.5 min

How to Reach Boulder from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Broomfield to Boulder 20.62 km 20 mins
Denver to Boulder 35.75 km 35 mins
Colorado to Boulder 58.51 km 58 mins
Colorado springs to Boulder 60.44 km 1 hour 58 mins
Fountain hills to Boulder 751.12 km 12 hours 31 mins
San antonio to Boulder 788.15 km 13 hours 8 mins
Phoenix to Boulder 790.61 km 13 hours 10 mins
Austin to Boulder 861.09 km 14 hours 21 mins
Wichita to Boulder 882.9 km 14 hours 42 mins
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