How To Get To Telluride

How To Get To Telluride

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 Great Lakes/ United Airlines offer service into Telluride from Denver (DEN).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. Please view the map below for a full list of carriers and airports. 



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


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