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There are 5 ways to get from Seattle 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 Telluride  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Telluride (TEX) SEA - TEX

$323 - $1,503

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Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$203 - $499

3 alternative options

Fly to Montrose, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Montrose (MTJ) SEA - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$318 - $1,293

Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Durango (DRO) SEA - DRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Durango to Telluride

$548 - $1,268

Drive  •  21h 27m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Telluride 1214.5 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Telluride is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 21h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Telluride is to fly which costs $320 - $1,500 and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Telluride. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Courthouse, Telluride, CO via Los Angeles, Ca, Grand Junction, CO and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Seattle and Telluride is 997 miles. The road distance is 1214.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Telluride without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 1h and costs $200 - $500.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Seattle to Telluride, including transfers.

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Seattle to Telluride bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Telluride is to fly which takes 6h 21m and costs $320 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $500 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Telluride Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Seattle to Telluride bus services, operated by Road Runner Stagelines, arrive at Telluride, CO station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Telluride.
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  • Distance: 997.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Telluride, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Boutique Air and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Telluride every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Telluride via Los Angeles, Ca, Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, Telluride, CO, and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via Oakland, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Montrose via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Durango via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Montrose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Montrose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Durango via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Durango via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via Salt Lake City, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Telluride via Oakland, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Bus operators
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Durango to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com

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More Questions & Answers

Telluride is 1h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 1:27 AM in Seattle and 2:27 AM in Telluride.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Telluride is 1215 miles. It takes approximately 21h 27m to drive from Seattle to Telluride.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Boutique Air offer flights from Seattle Airport to Telluride Airport.

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There are 433+ hotels available in Telluride. Prices start at $237 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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