Travel Options in Clear Creek County

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Roundabout Free Shuttle

The Clear Creek County Roundabout is a free public transportation service offering means of travel within county limits and to the Evergreen and Bergen Park area. The Roundabout provides the opportunity to spend your day visiting other towns within the County or connect to Bustang®.

Going to work, shopping, meeting up with friends or heading to the great outdoors? The Roundabout is the perfect way to get there.

The Roundabout serves the local communities of Silver Plume, Georgetown, Empire, Lawson, Dumont and Idaho Springs. Hop on the Roundabout and we’ll get you where you need to go!

Two wheelchair-accessible spots also available. The Roundabout does not typically run on County holidays.
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Treadshare Carpool App

Use TreadShare, a carpool app that connects drivers and passengers heading in the same direction in Colorado so they can share a route and split the associated costs and protect our mountains by decreasing traffic and pollution.

Examples of fares, one-way, paid by passenger and transferred to a driver after the ride (*):

Denver – Breckenridge: $13
Frisco – Vail: $5
Boulder – Denver: $5
Glenwood Springs – Aspen: $7

(*) fares showed are approximate and do not include a small commission fee to cover the costs of operating the TreadShare app


Treadshare Rideshare CDOT

Colorado Mountain Travel

Enjoy your trip to Clear Creek County completely car-free by using transit options such as BustangPegasus or Outrider which can take you from Denver Union Station or the Federal Center-Lakewood to Idaho Springs. Want to try carpooling? Use TreadShare, a carpool app that connects drivers and passengers heading in the same direction in Colorado so they can share a route and split the associated costs. Once you arrive, use the Roundabout to travel throughout the county. Or use local taxi services, as well as Uber and Lyft.

Pro tip: Use GoI70’s travel forecast to help plan the best time to travel to avoid traffic! Learn more about the many options available to get from the Denver metro area to the mountains at



Bustang + Outrider

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s interregional express bus service takes you as far as Denver, Vail, or Grand Junction with east and westbound stops in Idaho Springs.

Pegasus Colorado Transportation


The Colorado Department of Transportation I-70 shuttle service Pegasus offers service Thursday through Monday from Denver’s Union Station, with stops at the Lakewood-Denver Federal Center, Idaho Springs, Frisco, Vail, and Avon that connect users to local transit.

Built for speed, comfort, and convenience, all Pegasus shuttles are climate controlled and equipped with USB ports, outlets, and WiFi. Pegasus is fast, affordable, sustainable and convenient, allowing for flexible travel.


Bringing skiers, snowboarders, and nature enthusiasts to Loveland Ski Area! Providing 40 days of service on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as the Martin Luther King Jr. and Presidents Day holidays. Passengers can board at Denver Union Station or the Denver Federal Center. Tickets start at $25.00 Roundtrip for Loveland Ski Area. Children age 2-11 ride free with full fare paying adult.

You must purchase a ticket online to reserve a seat. Cash purchases will only be allowed after all ticketed passengers have boarded.


Anywhere you need to go, the mountain drivers at RIDE will get you there.

Lyft + Uber

Lyft and Uber are great resources for getting around cities, however, it may be difficult to locate cars in Clear Creek County. You will need to coordinate a return service with Bustang to get back to Denver and the Front Range.

Enterprise Rental Car

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Roadrunner Express

Denver airport ground transportation services include private chauffeured luxury SUV or chartered van services from Denver International to ski resorts, hotels, condos and private homes, door to door service throughout Colorado. Groups of 4 or more receive a 10% discount. 

CJ Miner 20 miles west of Denver