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The most logical way to reach Winter Park by air is flying into the Denver International Airport and then finding some means of getting to Winter Park. Countless major airlines fly into Denver from all over the United States and abroad. Denver is a major hub for United Airlines. There are a few options for getting to Winter Park from Denver airport. There are a number of car rental agencies at the airport, including most of the major international agencies. There are also shuttles that will take travelers to Winter Park. Home James transportation runs shuttles throughout the day from Winter Park to the Denver airport, with more than ten shuttles per day during the peak winter period. The drive from the airport to Winter Park takes about two hours.
Winter Park is located just off of Interstate-70, a major U.S. east-west artery. Take 70 about an hour west of Denver and turn onto 40 West. Winter Park is about 30 miles farther. If you have the time, a delightful way of arriving in Winter Park is going south from Wyoming and taking the winding road through Rocky Mountain National Park, on State Road 34. Entrance to the park costs $20 per vehicle, and is good for seven days. You'll drive on winding mountain roads at over 11,000 feet and see stunning views and wildlife such as elk and moose.
Winter Park resort is located 6 miles from the Amtrak railway station (WIP) in Fraser, CO. The resort has 2 free shuttles to the village of Fraser. They run every half hour from approximately 07:30 to 22:00 during months of mid November till mid April. One shuttle stops right at the station. The ride is 15 minutes. Amtrak train - California Zephyr - from Denver arrives around 10:00 and departs to Denver around 16:00, which takes 2 to 3 hours. Ticket prices on Amtrak vary greatly depending on whether train sells out and type of seat, could be as low as $35 for coach seat or much more if only first class sleeper cabin is available. There is also a bus #AF from DIA airport to Denver Amtrak station.
Here is a link to the free shuttle from Fraser to resort,
Here is a link to Denver Regional Transit District airport bus AF,
Here is a link to Amtrak station WIP in Fraser. In the winter months there is sometimes someone there, but buy your ticket online or in advance.