Booking Your Trip Crested Butte Vacations Crested Butte Vacations can help you arrange for both air and ground transportation and discounted lodging in the Crested Butte area. We recommend you contact them to plan your trip. 877-547-5143 Airports Crested Butte is now easier to travel to from afar, as both airports in Gunnison and Montrose have added flight service from major U.S. cities. Gunnison - Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) With Gunnison being a short but scenic half-hour drive away from the town of Crested Butte, flights are available from Dallas (DFW), Houston (IAH), and Denver (DEN). An accessible shuttle through the Alpine Express is available from Gunnison to Crested Butte and back. Montrose Airport (MTJ) A beautiful one and a half-hour drive from Montrose to Crested Butte, you take highway 50 East to Gunnison, then take 135 North into Crested Butte.