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There are 8 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Durango by plane, shuttle, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly to Durango  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Durango (DRO) SLC - DRO

$192 - $902

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound, bus  •  21 h 30 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 Durango, CO

$112 - $233

6 alternative options

Fly to Cortez, shuttle  •  6 h 46 min

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

$198 - $488

Fly to Telluride, shuttle  •  7 h 30 min

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

$568 - $1,618

Night bus, bus  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to St George
  2. Take the bus from St George to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$112 - $233

Train, drive, bus  •  25 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Granby Amtrak Station
  2. Drive from Granby Amtrak Station to Silverthorne Elementary School
  3. Take the bus from Frisco to Grand Junction, Co
  4. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$143 - $313

Bus  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver Union Station to Grand Junction Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$136 - $231

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Durango 395.5 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Durango is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Durango is to fly which costs $190 - $900 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Durango. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Durango, CO via St George and Grand Junction, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Durango is 325 miles. The road distance is 395.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Durango without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 21 h 15 min and costs $110 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Salt Lake City to Durango, including transfers.

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Salt Lake City to Durango bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Durango is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs $190 - $900. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound and bus, which costs $110 - $240 and takes 21 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Durango Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 44 min and has one stopover.

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Salt Lake City to Durango bus services, operated by Road Runner Stagelines, arrive at Durango, CO station.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Durango.
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  • Distance: 324.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Durango, CO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Durango hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Durango via St George, Grand Junction, Co, and Grand Junction, CO in around 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Salt Lake City to Telluride via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Cortez via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Telluride via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Salt Lake City to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak Station to Granby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Cortez to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Telluride to Durango
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 Salt Lake City, Ut to St George
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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
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 Frisco to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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 Durango, CO
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
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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 Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to St. George
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Frisco Transfer Center to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Union Station to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
ridebustang.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Durango is 395 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to drive from Salt Lake City to Durango.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City 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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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 25 min and costs $3.

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