Driving Directions to Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs is located in the northwest corner of Colorado with easy driving access from east and west on US Highway 40.
Driving From Denver (3 hours):
157 miles Northwest of Denver, an easy 3 hour drive. Take I 70 west through the Eisenhower Tunnel to Silverthorn, Exit 205 (67 miles). Take CO 9 North to Kremling (37 miles), then West on US 40 to Steamboat Springs (53 miles).
ALTERNATE ROUTE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
Please be aware there is construction on CO 9 between Silverthorn and Kremling. If you are driving to Steamboat Springs from the Front Range it is advisable to take US 40 through Gramby, instead of traveling through Silverthorn and Kremling. Click here for a Google Map with directions.
Driving From Colorado Springs (3:50 Hours):
230 miles Northwest of Colorado Springs. Take I 25 north to C 470 (53 miles) then C 470 west to I 70 west (15 miles). Take I 70 west through the Eisenhower Tunnel to Silverthorn exit 205 (67 miles). Take CO 9 North to Kremling (37 miles), then West on US 40 to Steamboat Springs (53 miles).
Driving From Ft Collins (3:30 hours):
Take CO 14 West, through Pouder Canyon, over Cameron Pass until Walden, CO. Take CO 14 (toward Steamboat springs) until US 40, and turn right (West) over Muddy and Rabbit Ears Passes to Steamboat Springs.
Driving From Laramie (2:20 hours):
Take WY 230 West (Snowy Range exit) through Mountain Home to the Wyoming/Colorado border, the road changes to CO 127. Stay on CO 127 to Walden. Take CO 14 West to US 40 at Muddy Pass and Rabbit Ears Pass to Steamboat Springs.
Driving From Grand Junction (3:30 hours):
Take I 70 West through Glenwood Springs and Eagle to Exit 157(117 miles). Take CO 131 North (75 miles) to US 40. Turn left on US 40 to Steamboat Springs (4 miles).
Driving From Eagle County Airport (1:45 hours):
Take I 70 West to Exit 157(117 miles). Take CO 131 North (75 miles) to US 40. Turn left on US 40 to Steamboat Springs (4 miles).
Driving From Park City/Salt Lake City, UT (3:30 hours):
Take US 40/UT 189 South to Heber City, UT. Stay on US 40, Steamboat Springs is about 5 1/2 hours from Park City.