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.

Directions to Crested Butte

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Crested Butte

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

Free Parking
The Crested Butte Mountain Resort parking lot is located at 32 Emmons Loop, just past The Grand Lodge on Gothic Road. Turn right on Treasury Road and the parking lot will be on your right. The parking lot is free during the summer. NO OVERNIGHT PARKING PERMITTED.

Free parking is also available at the two free town lots located north of the paid dirt lot on Snowmass Road behind the Plaza Hotel. NO OVERNIGHT PARKING PERMITTED.

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.