Travel Assistance

NOTICE:  Shuttle Service Suspended until further notice

In accordance with our current COVID-19 policies and guidelines, SMC will not be offering shuttle services to or from the center until further notice. This remains in effect until further notice. We are unable to accommodate any policy exemption requests at this time.

We recommend either renting a car or driving your own vehicle to SMC. We understand that our policies and guidelines may preclude some people from visiting during the pandemic and apologize for any inconvenience. We appreciate your support and patience as we continue to navigate this complex and unprecedented situation, and hope to see you soon.

Driving directions and a driving map can be found at the following links:

Driving directions
Driving map


Denver International Airport (DIA)  ↔ Fort Collins

Book a Commercial Shuttle

  • Book your commercial shuttle to arrive at the Colorado State University Transit Center by 2pm. (The last feasible shuttle would depart DIA no later than 12:05pm.)
  • Schedule your flight to arrive at DIA before 11:30am to allow adequate transportation time. (It takes just under 2 hours to get from Denver International Airport (DIA) to Fort Collins.)
  • Schedule your flight to depart DIA after 7pm on departure days.

Suggested Shuttle:

Groome (previously known as Green Ride)  –  (970) 226-5533

Contact these providers directly for scheduling information, reservations and rates. Inquire about service from DIA to the CSU Transit Center in Fort Collins.

Please Note: Depending on your flight arrival and departure times, you may need to stay overnight in Fort Collins before or after your program in order to meet the shuttle schedules. Contact our travel coordinator for assistance.


NOTICE:  The SMC Travel Van is suspended until further notice

Fort Collins  ↔ Shambhala Mountain Center

SMC Travel Van Info

Our service is available only on the arrival and departure day for scheduled programs.

2:00 pm pick up

Colorado State University Transit Center

$49 one way

$98 round trip

(non-refundable, non-transferrable)

Book your reservation at least three weeks in advance to ensure availability.

 All transportation service fees must be paid in full at the time of booking