Transportation & Parking

Transportation

The Town of Breckenridge offers a nice array of free public transportation on a year-round basis via their Free Ride shuttle program. Additionally, during the winter months the Breckenridge Ski Area also runs their own bus service which connects the free skier parking lots and several in-town stops up with the bases of Peak 8 and Peak 9.

All town of Breckenridge Free Ride buses are handicapped lift equipped for our visitors with disabilities. See our ADA information page for more information.

All times are traffic and weather permitting.
Hours of Operation 6:15 am – 11:45 pm, 7 days a week.
(970) 547-3140

Town of Breckenridge Free Ride Transit Page

Free Ride Transit Schedule

Free Ride System Map 

Free Ride Interactive Map

Taxis, UBER & More:
For taxi and cab services around town we recommend High Mountain Taxi (970) 513-1111.

Uber is also now available with drivers throughout Breckenridge. including UberSki! Click here for more information.

New for the 2016/2017 Winter Season is Zipcars! Zipcars are cars located throughout Breckenridge that you can reserve, and drive throughout town as needed! Learn more about Zipcar in Breckenridge.

Parking

Starting December 1, 2016, the Town of Breckenridge will have pay parking systems on Main Street, Ridge Street and Downtown Lots. For more information, including locations, how it works, hours and rates, please review this Breckenridge Pay Parking information sheet.

The Town of Breckenridge does not allow parking on residential or commercial streets, thoroughfares, alleys or easements within the Town unless specifically posted. Residents and guests may apply for a temporary on-street parking permit for dinner parties or other social events. PLEASE NOTE:  Parking is prohibited in all Town of Breckenridge operated parking lots between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. during the months of November through April each year.  Parking restrictions are strictly enforced. Other restrictions may apply.  Always check signs before parking!  

Daytime parking

For a list of available free parking area’s please click here. For the list and location of pay to park area’s (located on/near main street or near gondola) check out the Town of Breckenridge’s parking page here.

Overnight parking

The town recommends that guest and residents use the Satellite Parking Lot as their overnight parking location. Please see the map & directions to the Satellite Lot below. The cost is $5/night and the payment machine will be on the right side of the driveway (credit cards only). Once you have completed the payment, follow the signs to the designed overnight location.

Two bus routes provide transportation back from the Satellite lot:

  1. Red Route – Bus stops at the Satellite lot every twenty minutes from 8am to 5pm.
  2. Yellow Route – Bus stops in front of Airport Auto on Airport Road every twenty minutes at :09, :29, :49 from 6:49am until 10:40pm.

Rules for using Satellite lot:

  1. Maximum overnight stay is 14 nights.
  2. NO CAMPING OR SLEEPING IN VEHICLES!
  3. Do not leave pets unattended in vehicles.

Directions to Satellite lot:

Satellite parking lot BreckenridgeFrom North of Breckenridge (traveling south on Highway 9:

  •  From the stop light at Tiger Road continue south on Highway 9 for about 1 mile.
  • Turn right on Coyne Valley (stop light)
  • Continue about .3 miles to Airport Road (stop sign) and turn left
  •  Continue on Airport Road for about .7 miles
  •  Turn left into the Satellite lot/free skier parking (just before Airport Auto Repair)
  •  The pay kiosk will be on your right as you enter the lot

From Main Street (1.9 miles):

  • Go north on Main Street toward Frisco
  • Go straight through the roundabout onto Highway 9.
  • Continue about a .5 miles and turn left on Valley Brook Street (stop light).
  • Continue about .2 miles to Airport Road (stop sign) and turn right.
  • Continue about .6 miles and turn right into the Satellite lot/free skier parking (just beyond Airport Auto Repair)
  • The pay kiosk will be on your right as you enter the lot

Passenger Vehicles Only
The Ice Rink is available for overnight parking for passenger vehicles only. Permits for parking in the Ice Rink can be obtained at the kiosk in the ice rink lot. Parking is $15.00 per night for passenger vehicles.

Please Note: Oversized Vehicles such as RVs and trailers are not permitted to park at the Ice Rink Lot.

The Ice Rink Lot is located on Boreas Pass Road, one block off Highway 9/Main Street. Maps to the Stephen C. West Ice Arena are available at the Breckenridge Police Department. The lot is patrolled by the Breckenridge Police Department. The Free Ride bus stop is on the north side of the Ice Rink Lot on Boreas Pass Road. The Blue Route returns north into town.