There are 6 ways to get from Ouray to Colorado Springs by car, bus, taxi or plane

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Drive, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Drive from Ouray to Gunnison
  2. Take the bus from Gunnison to Salida
  3. Take the bus from Salida, CO to Pueblo Transit Center
  4. Take the bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$45 - $78

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Bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce to Grand Junction
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, Co to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$58 - $83

Bus via Denver  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce to Grand Junction
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction Greyhound to Denver Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal

$65 - $81

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Ouray to Colorado Springs 261 miles

$25 - $40

Taxi to Montrose, fly to Colorado Springs  •  4h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Ouray to Montrose
  2. Fly from Montrose (MTJ) to Colorado Springs (COS) MTJ - COS

$399 - $1,339

Fly Telluride to Denver, Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Telluride (TEX) to Denver (DEN) TEX - DEN
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Colorado Springs, CO

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The cheapest way to get from Ouray to Colorado Springs is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Ouray to Colorado Springs is to taxi and fly which costs $390 - $1,400 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ouray to Colorado Springs. However, there are services departing from Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce and arriving at Colorado Springs, Co via Grand Junction, Co and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 48m.

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The distance between Ouray and Colorado Springs is 166 miles. The road distance is 261 miles.

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The best way to get from Ouray to Colorado Springs without a car is to bus which takes 10h 48m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 8h 50m to get from Ouray to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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Ouray to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Bustang, depart from Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce station.

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There is no direct flight from Montrose Airport to Colorado Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Ouray to Colorado Springs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Colorado Springs, Co station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ouray to Colorado Springs is 261 miles. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Ouray to Colorado Springs.

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  • Distance: 165.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 50m

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

You can take a bus from Ouray to Colorado Springs via Grand Junction, Grand Junction, Co, and Denver, Co in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montrose to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montrose to Colorado Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montrose to Colorado Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Key Lime
Website
keylimeair.com
Flights from Telluride to Denver
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Bus operators
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Gunnison to Salida
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Salida, CO to Pueblo Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Grand Junction Greyhound to Denver Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com
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 Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Grand Junction, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $45
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Ridgway, CO to Grand Junction, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Amtrak

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Union Station Amtrak to Colorado Springs, CO
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ouray to Montrose
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Mountain Limo
Phone
+1 888-546-6894
Website
mountain-limo.com

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Montrose Airport to Colorado Springs Airport.

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There are 200+ hotels available in Colorado Springs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ouray to Telluride Airport is to taxi which takes 1h 1m and costs $240 - $290.

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