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 40 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, Rocky Rides, CB Limo, and / or Dolly’s Mountain Shuttle.  

Real-Time Arrival Information

The RTA has real-time arrival information available for smartphones.  If you have a smartphone, please consider downloading the Transit app and is available for Android and IPhone.  Click the link above or the image below to download the app.

Transit App Skin

Summer Bus Schedule

Download a printable version of the bus schedule here.

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Fall Bus Schedule

Map of RTA Bus Stops.  (Not to Scale)

RTA Bus Route 2018

 For more information, please call Alpine Express at 970.641.4111.


Horario del Autobús 2018


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Del 4 septiembre 2018 a 20 noviembre 2018


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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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