CDOT Teams Up With Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships To Bring Daytrippers To Vail

February 28, 2017 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announces its Bustang® interregional bus service has teamed up with the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships to offer a special service run to Vail, March 2 and 3.

Front Range snowboarding fans looking for alternate transportation to Vail from Denver and Idaho Springs will have the option of ridingBustang to Burton U.S. Open.

“As with Bustang to Broncos, we’re creating transportation alternatives to allow more people the opportunity to enjoy special events without the stress of driving,” says CDOT’s Director of Transit and Rail Mark Imhoff. “With Bustang to Burton U.S Open, passengers can relax and let someone else do the driving. No parking fees, no hotel costs, no winter driving. Just a worry-free ride to catch a day of world-class snowboarding right here in our own backyard.”

Passengers will have easy access from Vail Transportation Center to all the days’ events. The Bustang to Burton U.S. Open express coach will depart Denver Union station at 6:50 a.m., arriving Vail at 9:00 a.m. It will depart Vail at 7:00 p.m., returning to Denver’s Union Station at 9:10 p.m. One-way tickets from Denver are priced at just $17, and $11 from Idaho Springs. The full schedule is available at

Bustang offers daily coach service through the I-70 corridor between Glenwood Springs and Denver (new stop added in Idaho Springs), and along I-25 between Fort Collins and Colorado Springs. Bustang’s climate controlled coaches are equipped with WiFi access, USB outlets and bathrooms.

Bustang helps further CDOT’s multi-modal mission and fulfills a key responsibility to alleviate congestion and offer more travel choices for longer-distance commuters on the state’s major corridors. For more information and a closer look at this new era of transportation, please visit