There are 6 ways to get from Albuquerque to Telluride by bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison, CO
  3. Take the bus from Gunnison to Montrose
  4. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$177 - $421

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Bus  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$97 - $228

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Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Telluride 290.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Telluride  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Telluride (TEX) ABQ - TEX

$161 - $801

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Montrose (MTJ) ABQ - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$296 - $1,191

Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Durango (DRO) ABQ - DRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Durango to Telluride

$516 - $1,266

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Telluride. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Courthouse, Telluride, CO via Denver, Co, Grand Junction, CO and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 59 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Telluride is 209 miles. The road distance is 290.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Telluride without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow which takes 17 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 22 min to get from Albuquerque to Telluride, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Telluride bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque, Nm station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Telluride is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow which takes 17 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Telluride Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Albuquerque to Telluride bus services, operated by Road Runner Stagelines, arrive at Telluride, CO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Telluride is 291 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from Albuquerque to Telluride.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Telluride Airport.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Telluride.
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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 22 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Telluride, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Albuquerque to Telluride via Denver, Co, Denver Bus Center - Greyhound, Gunnison, CO, Gunnison, and Montrose in around 17 h 22 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Boutique Air and three other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Telluride every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Albuquerque to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Albuquerque to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Montrose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Montrose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Albuquerque to Telluride via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison, CO
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Gunnison to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Alpine Express
Website
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Gunnison to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Durango to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$315
Schedules at
highuptours.com

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There are 393+ hotels available in Telluride. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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