Getting to Crested Butte

Crested Butte is a small town situated on the Western Slope of Colorado.

The closest airport to Crested Butte is Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC), a small local airport. The closest major airport is Denver International Airport (DIA). However, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Montrose Airports are closer and offer reasonables flights depending on the origin city. There are rental car services located at any of the airports listed below.

If you don’t wish to rent a car, Alpine Express shuttle service will take you into Crested Butte from either Gunnison or Montrose.

Note: Uber is not a reliable service in Crested Butte, nor are there cab companies.


Gunnison Airport (GUC): 40 minutes
Montrose Airport (MTJ): 2 hours
Grand Junction Airport (GJT): 3 hours
Colorado Springs Airport (COS): 4.5 hours
Denver International Airport (DEN): 5 hours

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