There are 8 ways to get from Denver to Crested Butte by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Vail 1683 / ...
  2. Drive from Fawcett Road and Yoder Ave to Crested Butte

$35 - $66

7 alternative options

Bus via Frisco  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  2. Take the bus from Frisco Transfer Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  3. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Buttermilk UV Brt / ...

$46 - $74

Bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride CDOT West Line
  2. Take the bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Rubey Park L / ...

$48 - $67

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Crested Butte 228.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly to Aspen, drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aspen (ASE) DEN - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte

$289 - $674

Fly to Gunnison  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Gunnison (GUC) DEN - GUC

$336 - $726

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Montrose (MTJ) DEN - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Crested Butte

$319 - $769

Fly to Eagle, drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Eagle (EGE) DEN - EGE
  2. Drive from Snowmass Village to Crested Butte

$359 - $759

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Crested Butte is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Crested Butte is to fly which costs $330 - $750 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Denver and Crested Butte is 124 miles. The road distance is 228.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Denver to Crested Butte, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Denver to Crested Butte via Frisco, Frisco Transfer Center, West Glenwood Park & Ride, Glenwood Park & Ride DV, and Buttermilk UV in around 9 h 24 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Denver to Crested Butte twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Gunnison
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Eagle
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Vail
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Frisco Transfer Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $34
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bus from Glenwood Park & Ride DV to Rubey Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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

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