Traveling to Telluride
There are several airports close to Telluride. The Telluride airport (TEX) is located in Telluride, about 7 miles from the historic downtown and ski area. Both US Airways and Great Lakes airlines offer service into Telluride. The second closest airport is Montrose (MTJ), which is located 65 miles from Telluride or a 1-1.5 hour drive or shuttle ride. Most major domestic airlines fly into Montrose, including United, Delta, American Airlines, and Continental. Other airport options include: Cortez (CEZ), 75 miles from Telluride, and Durango (DRO), 120 miles from Telluride.
Driving to Telluride is easier than you think - not to mention it is an incredible scneic trip. Below are a few road maps to Telluride, Colorado.
Driving from Denver, Colorado - 330 miles – about 6 hours 53 mins
Driving from Albuquerque, New Mexico - 287miles – about 6 hours 2 mins
Driving from Salt Lake City, Utah - 406 miles – about 7 hours 53 mins
Driving from Phoenix, Arizona - 486 miles – about 9 hours 46 mins