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Directions to CSU-Pueblo
Lodging Info
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Today's Weather

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Pick up Information

Travel Arrangements to Pueblo
Please make travel arrangements to City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
or directly to Pueblo Memorial Airport. Make arrangements at least 2 weeks before the planned USA arrival date.

Time
Pickup from the Pueblo Airport is available by calling a city cab from 8 am to 7pm. (Monday - Friday)

Taxi Service
City Cab Company
Phone: 719.543.2525


Rental Car Agencies

  • Hertz located at the airport (Pueblo airport will close at 6 p.m. each night)

If planning to rent a car for the first week(s) here, make reservations at least two weeks in advance.  For Students who are less than 25 years of age, the majority of car rental companies will not be able to rent a car. However, Enterprise Rental Agency in Pueblo will rent vehicles to those under age 25.



Pueblo / Colorado Springs

PLEASE NOTE:
Make arrangements to fly into the PUEBLO AIRPORT whenever possible. Please ask the travel agent to book the flight through to Pueblo. There are (3) three incoming flights per day, Monday through Friday and two (2) flights per day on Saturday and Sunday.
There are several connecting flights that go directly to the Pueblo or Colorado Springs Airports (Colorado Springs is 40 miles north of Pueblo).
Pickup from the Colorado Springs and Pueblo Airports is available.  In order to receive a ride from either the Colorado Springs or Pueblo Airports please submit the following information as soon as possible:

  1. Arrival Date
  2. Arrival Time
  3. Airport Name
  4. Airline Name
  5. Airline Number


All of the above information needs to be submitted, well in advance,  to 
the Center for International Studies in order to receive a ride.  Please email heidi.laino@colostate-pueblo.edu or by phone at (719) 549-2764.    

Students, who are picked up by a representative from the Center for International Programs, will be driven to the dorm / apartment / house if prior arrangements have been made through the pre-leasing Housing Service or to a local motel. More information regarding the Housing Service is listed under housing.

Denver

Students arriving at the Denver International Airport (DIA) after 9 p.m. should plan on spending the night at a hotel and then come to Pueblo the following day either with the United Shuttle service, or by bus. Pick up service from Denver is not provided by the Center for International Programs office of CSU-Pueblo.
Hotels close to DIA – please see the information desk at DIA. We recommend that students who spend the night in Denver  stay in a hotel near the down town bus terminal, if planning to travel to Pueblo by bus.


Bus


The TNM&O BUS COMPANY has a station in downtown Denver. The bus leaves Denver at various times throughout the day and arrives in Pueblo approximately two hours later. From the bus station in Pueblo, a taxi can be taken to CSU-Pueblo or contact the Center for International Programs (Phone:(719) 549-2329) in advance for possible pickup arrangements. The taxi fee from the bus station to the CSU-Pueblo campus will be approximately $12.

When making travel reservations with any U.S. company, always ask about special promotional rates, student discounts, etc., in order to get the best deal.

Map Source and Directions

For map information please go to Google Maps.

Directions from Denver to Colorado State University-Pueblo

Directions

Toward

Distance 

Time


Start:
Depart Denver International Airport, Colorado on Local road(s) (South)

1.3

0:04

1: Turn RIGHT (West) onto E 78th Ave

0.9

0:02

2: Continue (West) on Ramp

0.4

0:01

3: Continue (West) on Pena Blvd

6.5

0:07

4: At Pena Blvd Exit 1A, continue (South) on Ramp

1.4

0:03

5: Merge onto I-70 [US-36]

0.2

0:01

6: Turn off onto Ramp 

I-225 South

0.4

0:01

7: Merge onto I-225 

I-225 South

12.3

0:13

8: Turn off onto Ramp 

I-25 South

0.4

0:01

9: Merge onto I-25 [US-87]

100

1:35

10: At I-25 Exit 100 A, turn LEFT (East) onto US-50 

La Junta

0.5

0:01

11: Turn LEFT (North) onto Bonforte Blvd

1.6

0:04

End: Arrive 2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO, 81001

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< 1min

Total Route

 

126 mi

2 hrs 13 mins


Directions from Colorado Springs to Colorado State University-Pueblo

Directions

Toward

Distance

Time


Start: Depart
City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, Colorado on Local road(s) (South)

0.7

0:02

1: Bear RIGHT (South-West) onto Cos

1.7

0:05

2: Continue (West) on E Fountain Blvd

1.0

0:02

3: Turn LEFT (South-West) onto Jet Wing Dr

1.3

0:03

4: Turn RIGHT (West) onto Astrozon Blvd

0.1

0:01

5: Turn LEFT (South) onto SR-83 

Widefield

2.8

0:04

6: At I-25 Exit 135, turn LEFT (South) onto I-25 

Santa Fe

35.5

0:34

7: At I-25 Exit 100 A, turn LEFT (East) onto US-50 

La Junta

0.5

0:01

8: Turn LEFT (North) onto Bonforte Blvd

1.6

0:04

End: Arrive 2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO, 81001

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< 1min

Total Route

 

45.2 mi

55 mins

Lodging Information

For more information on prices and availability for Hotels/Motels in the Pueblo area, please visit the website of the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce at: www.pueblochamber.org or call toll-free within the US 1-866-442-7176.

Should you need assistance in finding and reserving accommodation, please contact at (719) 549-2329 or e-mail: heidi.laino@colostate-pueblo.edu