Travel to Crested Butte

Travel Directions for Crested Butte Tours

Flying into Gunnison

Flying into Gunnison–Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC)

  • From Denver: 2 regional carriers operating as United: (800) 864-8331 are the only airlines with non-stop service. There are two flights daily.

Shuttle Service:
Gunnison Airport to Crested Butte

Rent a Car/Drive from Denver

  • Avis: (800) 331-1212
  • Budget: (800) 527-0700
  • Hertz: (800) 654-3131
  • It is about a 250 mile drive. Give yourself 5 hours.  Take I-70 West to C-470 East to 285 South, towards Fairplay, to Hwy 50 West, to Gunnison, then Hwy 135 to Crested Butte, or take Cottonwood Pass from Buena Vista to Almont and then 135 to Crested Butte.

Crested Butte Lodging

Crested Butte Restaurants

  • Lil’s: (970) 349-5457, 321 Elk Ave. Fresh seafood, sushi, vegetarian dishes, elk & beef.
  • Ginger Café: (970) 349-7291, 425 Elk Ave. Specializing in Indian and Thai cuisine.
  • The Secret Stash: (970) 349-6245, 303 Elk Ave. Gourmet pizza with a funky, fun atmosphere.

Crested Butte Bike Shops and Other Resources

Crested Butte Activities Beyond Biking

Rafting, fishing, kayaking

Horseback Riding


Guides fly fishing near Crested Butte