There are 8 ways to get from Phoenix to Telluride by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  5 h 35 min

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

$457 - $1,067

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Bus  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$115 - $280

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Fly to Montrose, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Montrose (MTJ) PHX - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$167 - $422

Fly to Cortez, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Cortez (CEZ) PHX - CEZ
  2. Take the bus from Cortez to Mountain Village

$152 - $332

Fly to Grand Junction, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Grand Junction (GJT) PHX - GJT
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$215 - $920

Fly to Aspen, drive, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Aspen (ASE) PHX - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Crested Butte
  3. Take the bus from Crested Butte to Montrose
  4. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$297 - $1,217

Bus via San Bernardino, Ca  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Placerville, CO

$123 - $299

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Telluride 488.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Telluride is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Telluride is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $430 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Telluride. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Courthouse, Telluride, CO via Las Vegas, Nv, Grand Junction, CO and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 28 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Telluride is 394 miles. The road distance is 488.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Telluride without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 28 min and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Phoenix to Telluride, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Telluride bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Durango Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Telluride is 488 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to drive from Phoenix to Telluride.

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  • Distance: 393.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Telluride, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Telluride via Las Vegas, Nv, Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, Telluride, CO, and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO in around 24 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Phoenix to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Grand Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Aspen
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Grand Junction via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Cortez
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Bus operators
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
Mountain Limo
Website
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
Bus from Cortez to Mountain Village
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
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
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
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Placerville, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Alpine Express
Website
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
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 Phoenix, Az to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Phoenix, Az to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Durango Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Telluride. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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