Directions from Boulder to Crested Butte

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Recommended option

Bus via RTD - Denver Federal Center Station  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Gs
  2. Brt / ...

$45 - $60

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Ff1 / ...
  2. Brt / ...

$46 - $61

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly to Aspen, drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. DEN - ASE

$289 - $674

Bus, fly to Montrose  •  5 h 15 min

  1. DEN - MTJ

$319 - $769

Bus, fly to Gunnison  •  4 h 42 min

  1. DEN - GUC

$336 - $726

Bus, fly to Eagle, drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. DEN - EGE

$359 - $759

Bus, shuttle  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Ab1
  2. Dia

$84 - $145

What companies run services between Boulder, CO, USA and Crested Butte, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Boulder to Crested Butte via Federal Center Station Gate P, RTD - Denver Federal Center Station, West Glenwood Park & Ride, Glenwood Park & Ride DV, and Buttermilk UV in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Gunnison
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Eagle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Broadway & Euclid Ave to Federal Center Station Gate P
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Downtown Boulder Station Gate 1 to Union Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Broadway & Euclid Ave to Denver Airport Station Gate 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Downtown Boulder Station Gate 2 to Denver Airport Station Gate 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from RTD - Denver Federal Center Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Buttermilk UV
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Alpine Express
Website
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Colorado Mountain Express
Website
coloradomountainexpress.com
Shuttle from Denver International Airport, CO to Aspen, CO
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
coloradomountainexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boulder and Crested Butte is 195 km. The road distance is 388 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boulder to Crested Butte is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Boulder to Crested Butte is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $330 - $750.

It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Boulder to Crested Butte, including transfers.