Getting to Crested Butte

Whether flying or driving, learn about the many ways to get to Crested Butte. Once you're here, a free bus service makes it easy to move around Gunnison, town and the mountain.
Crested Butte, CO

Mountain Express

Mountain Express (MX) provides ground transportation services to residents of, and visitors to the Towns of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte and the surrounding community. MX provides services without charge to riders. The main transit hub in town is located at the Old Town Hall and at the Resort it is located at Mountaineer Square. MX operates between Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte.

Full Mountain Express Schedule

Paid Parking

The Crested Butte Mountain Resort parking lot is located just past the Grand Lodge on Gothic Road. Turn right on Treasury Road and the parking lot is on your right. The parking lot is $15 per day during the winter and free during the summer.

Overnight Parking: Overnight parking is $25 per night. However, we do not allow camping overnight. We also ask that you do not bring your RV or camper to park overnight.

Resort Parking Season Pass: Purchase a Crested Butte Mountain Resort Parking Pass for the season by calling Skier Services at 970.349.2211.

Free Parking

Free parking is available at the two free town lots located north of the paid dirt lot and on Snowmass Road behind the Plaza Hotel.

Parking in town

Additional parking is available in town. We encourage guests to utilize the Mountain Express transportation service. During the winter and summer seasons these buses depart every 15 minutes and on peak days offer two buses per stop.