Gunnison Valley RTA

Schedule for the Free Bus

& Bus Information

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The RTA bus runs a loop through the City of Gunnison before heading north on Hwy 135 to Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte. The bus leaves the following stops NO EARLIER THAN the times listed. There may be delays due to weather. THE TRIP BETWEEN GUNNISON AND CRESTED BUTTE TAKES ABOUT 30 MINUTES.  In Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte, you can get around by connecting to the Mountain Express free bus service.

The bus does not stop at the Gunnison – Crested Butte Regional Airport and the buses are not equipped to handle any baggage other than carry on items.  Baggage other than ski / snowboard equipment and carry on items are not allowed on RTA buses.  For airport service, please contact Alpine Express, Crested Butte Specialty Services, and / or Dolly’s Mountain Shuttle.

New RTA service this winter includes 13 round trips with an early morning down-valley bus and a late night bus.

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All buses are wheelchair accessible.

For more information, please call Alpine Express at 970-641-5074.

Click here for a printable version of the schedule.

New for 2015 – All buses will stop at the Red Mountain Park Bus Stop in CB South this Spring, Summer, & Fall.


Map of Winter Bus Stops.

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Horario del Autobús

Los viajes en el  autobús son gratis.  El autobús recorre una especie de círculo alrededor de la ciudad de Gunnison antes de continuar en dirección Norte en la ruta Hwy 135 a Crested Butte y Mt. Crested Butte. El autobús sale de las siguientes paradas a la hora indicada (nunca sale antes de la hora indicada). El horario puede retrasarse debido las condiciones climáticas.  Haga clic aquí para imprimir.

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Airline Partners

American Airlines

United Airlines

Check Flight Schedules into the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport.

RTA Partners

Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Area Links

Gunnison County
City of Gunnison
Town of Crested Butte
Town of Mt. Crested Butte
Mountain Express Free Bus Service
CB / Mt. CB Chamber of Commerce
Gunnison Chamber of Commerce

RTA Planning Documents 
RTA Transit Policies

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