Frequently-Asked Questions About Bus Service*

Can unattended minors ride the bus alone?
Yes. Children Ages 15 and older may ride the bus alone during daylight hours with no additional charge. Children ages 14 and under (contact Black Hills Stage Lines for age limits) will have to obtain a form from Black Hills Stage Lines (1-877-779-2999 Toll Free) and pay an additional charge of $5.00. An adult must be present when the child gets on and off the bus. There can be no bus transfers for any minors during the trip.  

Does the bus go to DIA?

No, the bus only goes to Union Station or the Greyhound Bus stop in Denver.  At the UNION STATION/AMTRACK stop you can pick up THE TRAIN to DIA.

How can I purchase tickets?

In Buena Vista you can purchase tickets for the Black Hills (Gunnison/Alamosa/Denver) bus at with a debit or credit card.

What if I want to go farther than Denver Union Station/Greyhound Bus Stop?

From Denver you can connect with Amtrak (, Denver International Airport (, or Greyhound (

What does "tickets are first come, first served" mean?

Bus tickets are valid for the date of travel specified on the ticket. If the bus is full, we can change the date on your ticket for no additional fee. 

Who do I contact if I have any problems while I am traveling?

Call 1-800-672-8302 for information or assistance.

Are there other forms of public transportation in Chaffee County?

The Chaffee Shuttle and Neighbor to Neighbor Inc. offer public transportation Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

If you are a Chaffee County resident on Medicaid, we  can transport you to your medical appointments free of charge, both locally and out-of-town.