Public Bus Service

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA)

Bus service provided by RFTA is free into Aspen and Snowmass. Fares apply if you are going downvalley, all stops north past the Brush Creek Intercept Lot. Follow the signs at the Baggage Claim exit.

Find a Bus/Plan Your Trip

RFTA Bus Estimated Arrival Times


The Aspen Airport is a VelociRFTA Bus Stop. VelociRFTA is the first rural bus rapid transit system. The VelociRFTA bus stops service local Aspen service and local Valley buses. 

VelociRFTA Bus Stops Offer:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ticket vending machines
  • Next bus signs (showing the time for the next buses arriving)
  • Covered bike parking.


Airport Schedule and Frequency


During peak commuter times the VelociRFTA bus will come every 10 minutes in the winter and summer 7 days a week, and every 15 minutes in the fall and spring weekdays. Additionally the Airport stop services valley buses which come every half hour until late at night when they come every hour. Live GPS based bus times can be found at .




  • Available at the Guest Services Information Booth - Baggage Claim
  • Download or view schedules at RFTA website




Toll Free: 800-854-5588
Local: 970-925-8484