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There are 4 ways to get from Salida to Durango by car, bus, shuttle or plane

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Drive, bus, shuttle  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Salida to Gunnison
  2. Take the bus from Gunnison to Montrose
  3. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Telluride to Durango

$412 - $575

Cheapest option

Drive, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Salida to Gunnison
  2. Take the bus from Gunnison to Montrose
  3. Take the bus from Montrose to Ridgway
  4. Take the bus from Ridgway, CO to Durango, CO

$116 - $270

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Salida to Durango 201.9 miles

$19 - $29

Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Salida, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Durango (DRO) DEN - DRO

$216 - $459

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The cheapest way to get from Salida to Durango is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salida to Durango is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Salida and Durango is 135 miles. The road distance is 201.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Salida to Durango, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Durango Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salida to Durango is 202 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Salida to Durango.

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United Airlines offers flights from Denver Airport to Durango Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Durango. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Salida, CO, USA and Durango, CO, USA?

There is no direct connection from Salida to Durango. However, you can take the drive to Gunnison, take the bus to Montrose, take the bus to Telluride, take the walk to Telluride, then take the shuttle to Durango. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Gunnison, take the bus to Montrose, take the bus to Ridgway, take the walk to Ridgway, CO, then take the bus to Durango, CO.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Bus operators
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
Bus from Montrose to Ridgway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Telluride to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$315
Schedules at
highuptours.com
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Ridgway, CO to Durango, CO
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salida, CO to Denver, CO - Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com

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