There are 7 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Durango by shuttle, plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Shuttle to San Jose, fly to Durango  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Durango (DRO) SJC - DRO

$257 - $957

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 17
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Grand Junction, Co
  4. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$151 - $343

5 alternative options

Shuttle to San Jose, fly to Telluride  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Telluride (TEX) SJC - TEX

$702 - $1,872

Fly San Francisco to Montrose, bus, shuttle  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Montrose (MTJ) SFO - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Telluride to Durango

$615 - $1,210

Bus, train via El Monte, Ca  •  36 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Salinas, Ca
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
  4. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$180 - $417

Bus, train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 17
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
  5. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$266 - $741

Drive  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to Durango 1038.8 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Durango is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 18 h 7 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Durango is to shuttle and fly which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $250 - $1,000.

More details

The distance between Santa Cruz and Durango is 1254 km. The road distance is 1662 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Santa Cruz to Durango, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Durango. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz, Ca and arriving at Durango, CO via San Jose, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv and Grand Junction, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 28 min.

More details

What companies run services between Santa Cruz, CA, USA and Durango, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Durango via San Jose, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Grand Junction, Co, and Grand Junction, CO in around 30 h 28 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Burbank, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Montrose
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Montrose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Durango via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Durango via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Great Lakes
Website
greatlakesav.com
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Burbank, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Telluride via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Flyer
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
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 Telluride to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$315
Schedules at
highuptours.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com

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