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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Crested Butte by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly New York La Guardia to Aspen, drive  •  11h 8m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Aspen (ASE) LGA - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte

$154 - $2,425

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Fly Newark to Aspen, drive  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Aspen (ASE) EWR - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte

$295 - $686

Fly New York JFK to Aspen, drive  •  11h 33m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Aspen (ASE) JFK - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte

$350 - $676

Fly New York JFK to Eagle, drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Eagle (EGE) JFK - EGE
  2. Drive from Eagle to Crested Butte

$272 - $878

Train, bus  •  45h 29m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver
  3. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
  4. Take the bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce

$228 - $331

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
  3. Take the bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce

$214 - $303

Drive  •  32h 46m

  1. Drive from New York to Crested Butte 1975.4 miles

$190 - $280

New York to Crested Butte by train and bus

The journey time between New York and Crested Butte is around 2 days 6h and covers a distance of around 2239 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 6h. Operated by Amtrak, Bustang and Gunnison Valley RTA, the New York to Crested Butte service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 6h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 6h
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$228
Carbon emissions:
216 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:40
Last service departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Crested Butte train and bus schedules

New York → Crested Butte
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Crested Butte is to drive which costs $190 - $280 and takes 32h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Crested Butte is to fly and drive which costs $270 - $900 and takes 9h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Crested Butte. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce via Denver Bus Center - Greyhound and Teller & Hwy 50. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between New York and Crested Butte is 1756 miles. The road distance is 1975.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Crested Butte without a car is to train and bus which takes 45h 29m and costs $220 - $340.

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It takes approximately 11h 8m to get from New York to Crested Butte, including transfers.

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New York to Crested Butte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Aspen Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 17m and has one stopover.

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New York to Crested Butte bus services, operated by Gunnison Valley RTA, arrive at Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce station.

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Crested Butte is 2h behind New York. It is currently 11:48 PM in New York and 9:48 PM in Crested Butte.

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  • Distance: 1755.6 miles
  • Duration: 11h 8m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Crested Butte, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from New York to Crested Butte via Denver Bus Center - Greyhound, Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave, and Teller & Hwy 50 in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Aspen via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Aspen via Jacksonville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Eagle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Eagle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Eagle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Eagle via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Aspen via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Cleveland, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Madison, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Burlington, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Rochester, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Newark to Aspen via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Eagle via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
ridebustang.com
Gunnison Valley RTA
Phone
970-641-4111
Website
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Bus from Teller & Hwy 50 to Crested Butte 4-Way Stop near Chamber of Commerce
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gunnisonvalleyrta.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Denver
Ave. Duration
44h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $250
Flexible
$260 - $370
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison - Econo Lodge – 411 E Tomichi Ave
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Crested Butte is 1975 miles. It takes approximately 32h 46m to drive from New York to Crested Butte.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Aspen Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Crested Butte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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