Many private companies provide ground transportation from the airport to Alta, which is a great option if you are staying in the canyon. The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) also has scheduled public ski buses.
UTA Public Transportation
Alta Ski Area is easily accessible via public transportation. From the airport, hotel or home. From Ogden to Park City to Provo, Utah Transit Authority has a way to get you to the mountains.
This season, UTA’s will be improving ski bus service in the Cottonwood Canyons by speeding up service and adding more trips to Snowbird, Alta, Solitude and Brighton ski resorts.
UTA Benefits for Season Pass HoldersSeason passes that include the UTA Benefit receive free ridership on all UTA Ski Bus Routes. Includes Trax and other UTA bus services only when used in-transit with a Ski Bus Route. Use on TRAX or other UTA bus services without a Ski Bus Route may result in forfeiture of the UTA Benefit.
New for the 2019-20 season. All Ikon Pass holders are eligible for ridership on the UTA Ski Bus in both Cottonwood Canyons.
Free rides between Alta and Snowbird
Utah Transit Authority (UTA) operates a ski bus route between Alta and Snowbird as well as from many locations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. The buses are designed to withstand the rigors of mountain driving. Because of convenient schedule times, skiers can enjoy a full day of skiing.
Airport and Canyon Shuttle Services
Companies that offer transportation from the airport, downtown Salt Lake CIty, Park City or Snowbird.
|Company||to/from Airport||to/from SLC||to/from Park City||to/from Snowbird|
|Alta Shuttle 866-274-0225||√||√||√||√|
|Alta Town Shuttle: Free||Free|
|Park City Transportation800-637-3803||√|
|Public Transportation (UTA): Free Zone||Free|
Alta Ski Area and the Town of Alta are easily accessible via popular ride-sharing apps, such as Lyft, Uber, or the free Ride Space app.
The Ride Space App
The new Ride Space app is a free ride-sharing app from Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude in order to encourage ride-sharing in the Cottonwoods. With it's proximity to the Salt Lake Metropolitan Area, Help the environment and score sweet perks when you participate in The Ride Space program! Designed to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and traffic congestion. Learn More >
Uber and Lyft
Uber and Lyft provide service in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Make sure to order an UberSki or Lyft Ski Rack if transporting ski gear. Please consider 4WD/Chain restrictions when utilizing a ride-share app.