There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Telluride by plane, bus, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Montrose, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Montrose (MTJ) SAN - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$277 - $1,192

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Bus  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca 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

$105 - $253

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Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Durango (DRO) SAN - DRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Durango to Telluride

$497 - $1,218

Fly to Cortez, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Cortez (CEZ) SAN - CEZ
  2. Take the bus from Cortez to Mountain Village

$252 - $552

Fly to Grand Junction, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Grand Junction (GJT) SAN - GJT
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$255 - $1,170

Drive  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Telluride 835.1 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Telluride is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 15 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Telluride is to fly and bus which costs $270 - $1,200 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Telluride. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Courthouse, Telluride, CO via San Bernardino, Ca, Grand Junction, CO and Placerville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 5 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Telluride is 642 miles. The road distance is 835.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Telluride without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 5 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from San Diego to Telluride, including transfers.

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San Diego to Telluride bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Montrose Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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San Diego to Telluride bus services, operated by Road Runner Stagelines, arrive at Placerville, CO station.

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Telluride is 1 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 10:24 AM in San Diego and 11:24 AM in Telluride.

Map of how to get from San Diego to Telluride.
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  • Distance: 642 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Telluride, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Telluride via San Bernardino, Ca, Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, Placerville, CO, and Placerville in around 23 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Durango via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Durango via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Cortez via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Cortez via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Montrose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Durango via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Grand Junction via Los Angeles, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from San Diego to Cortez via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from San Diego to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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
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
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
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
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 San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
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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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Telluride is 835 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 11 min to drive from San Diego to Telluride.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Montrose Airport.

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

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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