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Old 08-03-2008, 09:10 PM
 
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Can anyone tell me the realistic commute time from Golden to the Denver airport, both peak and non-peak times? Also interested in the same info for Boulder. Thanks!
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Old 08-03-2008, 10:09 PM
 
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non-peak: about 40 minutes
peak: one hour

from boulder, it would be a little longer.
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Old 08-03-2008, 10:14 PM
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non-peak: about 40 minutes
peak: one hour

from boulder, it would be a little longer.
Boulder: probably about an hour. Peak/off peak doesn't seem to make much difference.
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Old 08-04-2008, 09:37 AM
 
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Peak and off peak make a huge difference. Not so much west of 25 but as soon as you get east towards colorado blvd. it is a nightmare
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Old 08-04-2008, 12:15 PM
 
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From Boulder you can take the toll road (northwest expressway or some such) there's never any traffic, takes 30-40 minutes. No peak/non peak. You just have to pay. Can't help with Golden.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:39 PM
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From Boulder you can take the toll road (northwest expressway or some such) there's never any traffic, takes 30-40 minutes. No peak/non peak. You just have to pay. Can't help with Golden.
This is what I was referring to.
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Old 08-04-2008, 03:12 PM
 
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Golden should ideally be 25-35 minutes in smooth traffic. But that won't happen, so expect an hour to 1.5 hours. God forbid if it rains or snows.
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Old 08-04-2008, 05:30 PM
 
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Can anyone tell me the realistic commute time from Golden to the Denver airport, both peak and non-peak times? Also interested in the same info for Boulder. Thanks!
Are planning to do this commute on a daily basis?
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:05 PM
 
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At the speed limit 30-35 minutes without traffic from downtown Denver.

Add 20-30 minutes from Golden.

I've done it in 19 at 4:30AM pushing 170 on Pena with no one else to endanger -- yes stupid.
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:58 AM
 
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Don't forget about the skyride out out of boulder or the stapleton center.
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