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There are 7 ways to get from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Telluride  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Telluride (TEX) SLC - TEX

$250 - $1,300

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
  2. Take the bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$96 - $240

5 alternative options

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Montrose (MTJ) SLC - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$242 - $1,081

Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Durango (DRO) SLC - DRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Durango to Telluride

$508 - $1,177

Train, night bus, bus  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from North Temple Station to Provo Central Station 750
  2. Take the night bus from Provo to St George
  3. Take the bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
  4. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$96 - $230

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison, CO
  3. Take the bus from Gunnison to Montrose
  4. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$190 - $454

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride 374.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride is to fly which costs $250 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) and Telluride is 299 miles. The road distance is 374.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride without a car is to Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus which takes 21 h 20 min and costs $95 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Telluride (TEX), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $250 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 21 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Telluride Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride is 375 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Boutique Air offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Telluride Airport.

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There are 358+ hotels available in Telluride. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride.
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  • Distance: 298.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City Airport (SLC), USA and Telluride, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Boutique Air and two other airlines fly from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) to Telluride via Arena Station, Salt Lake Central Station, Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT, St. George, St George, Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, Telluride, CO, and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO in around 21 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Utah Transit Authority
Website
rideuta.com
Train from North Temple Station to Provo Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rideuta.com
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
Bus from Gunnison to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to St George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Night bus from Provo to St George
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Gunnison, CO
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.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

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