Train To Aspen Colorado Rail Service

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Train Service

The Glenwood Springs Amtrak station offers easy access to Aspen, Colorado when traveling by train. Read More

  • Make Train Reservations Online or Call Amtrak at 800-872-7245.
  • The closest train station is located at Glenwood Springs, 40 miles north of Aspen.
  • The California Zephyr Amtrak line takes you from Chicago to San Francisco via Colorado and Utah.

Take the California Zephyr to Aspen

The California Zephyr links Chicago to Denver to Salt Lake City to San Francisco, with many stops in between. The closest train station to Aspen is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Make Reservations Online or Call Amtrak at 800-872-7245.

Nearby Train Stations:

Glenwood Springs (GSC):

  • Address: 413 7th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
  • Services: Station building with waiting room.
  • Distance to Aspen: 40 miles
  • Getting to Aspen: From Glenwood Springs, RFTA buses provide public transportation to downtown Aspen. Otherwise, Taxi Service is available.

The California Zephyr runs daily. Leaving Chicago at 2:00pm and arriving in Emeryville/San Francisco at 4:10pm. Departing Emeryville/San Francisco at 9:10pm and arriving Chicago at 2:50pm. Note: Times may vary slightly.

  • Arrival Times Heading West:
    Glenwood Springs - 12:50pm
  • Arrival Times Heading East:
    Glenwood Springs - 1:53pm