Directions from Denver to Ouray

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Ridgway, CO

$45 - $89

7 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Denver to Ouray 292 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Montrose (MTJ) DEN - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Ridgway

$309 - $669

Fly to Durango, taxi  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Durango (DRO) DEN - DRO
  2. Take a taxi from Ouray to Ouray

$464 - $704

Fly to Grand Junction, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Grand Junction (GJT) DEN - GJT
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Ridgway, CO

$266 - $553

Fly to Gunnison, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Gunnison (GUC) DEN - GUC
  2. Take the bus from Gunnison to Montrose
  3. Take the bus from Montrose to Ridgway

$354 - $879

Fly to Aspen, drive, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Aspen (ASE) DEN - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte
  3. Take the bus from Crested Butte to Montrose
  4. Take the bus from Montrose to Ridgway

$379 - $894

Fly to Telluride, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Telluride (TEX) DEN - TEX
  2. Take the bus from Telluride to Montrose
  3. Take the bus from Montrose to Ridgway

$334 - $619

What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Ouray, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Denver to Ouray via Grand Junction, Co and Grand Junction, CO in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Denver to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Denver to Gunnison
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Aspen
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Great Lakes
Website
greatlakesav.com
Flights from Denver to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Ridgway, CO
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Ridgway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
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 Crested Butte to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Telluride to Montrose
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
Bus from Crested Butte to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ouray to Ouray
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Mountain Limo
Phone
+1 888-546-6894
Website
mountain-limo.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Denver and Ouray is 297 km. The road distance is 467 km.

The cheapest way to get from Denver to Ouray is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 6 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Denver to Ouray is to fly and bus which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $300 - $700.

No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Ouray. However, there are services departing from Denver, Co and arriving at Ridgway, CO via Grand Junction, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Denver to Ouray, including transfers.