Getting Here by Air
Fly right into the Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport, just 28 miles down the road from Crested Butte. Car rentals are available at the airport but, most of our guests prefer to allow the Alpine Express Shuttle or CB Limo do the driving.
Driving from Denver
Follow highway 285 (South) to Poncha Springs, then highway 50 (West) to Gunnison. From Gunnison head north on highway 135. Trip time approximately 4 hours.
Driving from Colorado Springs
Follow highway 24 (West) to highway 285 (South) into Poncha Springs. From Poncha Springs follow highway 50 (West) into Gunnison, then head north on highway 135 into Crested Butte. Trip time approximately 3 1/2 hours.
Once you’re here:
The Mountain Express offers a free and convenient transportation with service to and from the mountain and town, as well as some rural areas. There is a shuttle stop half a block from the Hostel. During the summer, buses will run every 20 minutes and in the winter they ramp up to every 15.
Please visit mtnexp.org for off season schedules and route maps.