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

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Recommended option

Fly to Telluride  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Telluride (TEX) PHX - TEX

$292 - $1,202

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Take the night 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

4 alternative options

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  5 h 18 min

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

$167 - $422

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

Bus  •  24 h 37 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

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 18 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 2 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 night bus and bus which takes 24 h 2 min and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 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 best way to get from Phoenix to Telluride is to fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $290 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 24 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Phoenix Airport to Telluride Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Telluride.
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  • Distance: 393.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

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

United Airlines, Boutique Air and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Telluride hourly. Alternatively, 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 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Albuquerque, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Telluride via Albuquerque, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Bus operators
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
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
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
Night bus from Phoenix, Az to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com

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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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United Airlines, Boutique Air and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Telluride Airport.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Telluride. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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