CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 RIDER ALERTS

  • All passengers riding RFTA are required to have a face covering. Scarves, bandannas, buffs or other non-medical coverings are acceptable. If you have a medical condition and cannot wear a mask to ride RFTA, call the Aspen to Parachute community hotline at (970) 429-6186 between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • For the safety of other passengers and your bus driver, please DO NOT USE RFTA SERVICES if you’re experiencing respiratory illness (fever, cough, and shortness of breath).
  • For RFTA COVID updates click here. 

Free Shuttle Bus Routes Around Aspen

The City of Aspen offers free shuttle routes that will take you to the office, the trail head, the ski lift and to everything else Aspen has to offer. Click on the route below to find details, times and running dates.

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Provides service from Rubey Park to the Burlingame Ranch housing complex via Hwy 82. This route is a convenient option for reaching the Aspen Golf Course or Buttermilk Mountain.

Daily: 6:35 a.m. – 12:20 a.m.

Departs Burlingame at :05 & :35 from 6:35 a.m. – 11:35 p.m.

Departs Rubey Park at :20 & :50 from 7:20 a.m. – 12:20 a.m.

Provides service from town to Maroon Creek Road and Castle Creek Road serving Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen Highlands Village and the Aspen Recreation Center.

Daily: 6:20 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Outbound:
Departs Rubey Park Transit Center at :00, :20 and :40
Departs Castle Ridge at :07, :27 and :47

Inbound:
Departs Aspen Highlands at :00, :20 and :40
Departs Castle Ridge/Aspen Valley Hospital at :05, :25 and :45

Travels from Rubey Park to the Cemetery Lane residential area.

Daily: 6:42 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Outbound: Departs Rubey Park Transit Center at :00 and :30
Inbound: Departs Red Butte Drive at :12 and :42

Serves the residential area of Hunter Creek, providing access to grocery shopping and Aspen’s Post Office. Also travels near the popular Smuggler Mountain trail.

Daily: 6:25 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Outbound:
Departs Rubey Park Transit Center at :00, :20 and :40

Inbound:
Departs Hunter Creek at :05, :25 and :45
Departs Centennial at :08, :28 and :48

Serves the Mountain Valley residential area.

Daily: 6:30 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.

Outbound: Departs Rubey Park Transit Center at :15 and :45

Inbound: Departs Lupine Drive at :00 and :30

RFTA Dial-A-Ride service is suspended this winter. You may qualify for free Dial-A-Ride service provide by High Mountain Taxi.
Call 925-TAXI for more information.

Serves the West End and Ute Avenue neighborhoods including attractions such as the Benedict Music Tent.

Daily: 7:54 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Outbound:
Departs Rubey Park Transit Center to Aspen Club at :24 and :54
Departs Rubey Park Transit Center to Harris Hall at :06 and :36

Inbound:
Departs Aspen Club at :00 and :30 past each hour.
Departs Harris Hall at :15 and :45

Travels continuously from the Rio Grande Parking Garage to the Silver Queen Gondola at Aspen Mountain.

Daily: 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stops on demand anywhere along route. Departures every 10 minutes.

Provides service from Rubey Park to Aspen Highlands Village, the Aspen Recreation Center and Aspen schools via Maroon Creek Road.

Operates from 12/12/20 – 4/4/21
Daily 6:45 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Continuous departures from Rubey Park and Aspen Highlands Village between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. before and after these hours:

Outbound: :15 and :45

Inbound: :00 and :30

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