There are 5 ways to get from Colorado Springs to Telluride by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co 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

$144 - $340

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Bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Colorado Springs, Co 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

$64 - $147

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Colorado Springs to Telluride 300.4 miles

$29 - $45

Fly from Colorado Springs  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Colorado Springs (COS) to Telluride (TEX) COS - TEX

$265 - $501

Shuttle to Denver, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel to Denver International Airport
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Telluride (TEX) DEN - TEX

$282 - $517

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Colorado Springs to Telluride. However, there are services departing from Colorado Springs, Co and arriving at Courthouse, Telluride, CO via Denver, Co, Grand Junction, CO and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 19 min.

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The distance between Colorado Springs and Telluride is 174 miles. The road distance is 300.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Colorado Springs to Telluride without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow which takes 10 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 42 min to get from Colorado Springs to Telluride, including transfers.

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Colorado Springs to Telluride bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Colorado Springs, Co station.

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The best way to get from Colorado Springs to Telluride is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow which takes 10 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Colorado Springs Airport to Telluride Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colorado Springs to Telluride is 300 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Colorado Springs to Telluride.

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Boutique Air and United Airlines offer flights from Colorado Springs Airport to Telluride Airport.

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  • Distance: 174.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 42 min

What companies run services between Colorado Springs, CO, USA and Telluride, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Colorado Springs to Telluride via Denver, Co, Denver Bus Center - Greyhound, Gunnison, CO, Gunnison, and Montrose in around 10 h 42 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and Boutique Air fly from Colorado Springs to Telluride every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Colorado Springs to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $460
Flights from Colorado Springs to Telluride via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Denver to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Denver to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
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 Colorado Springs, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
Colorado Springs Shuttle
Website
coloradoshuttle.com
Shuttle from Colorado Springs, CO - The Antlers Hotel to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
coloradoshuttle.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 Colorado Springs to Colorado Springs Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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