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There are 8 ways to get from South Lake Tahoe to Durango by bus, plane, shuttle, train, taxi 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

Bus, fly to Durango  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Durango (DRO) RNO - DRO

$259 - $1,132

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Sparks, NV 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

$214 - $321

6 alternative options

Bus, fly to Cortez, shuttle  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Cortez (CEZ) RNO - CEZ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Cortez to Durango

$319 - $957

Bus, fly to Telluride, shuttle  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Telluride (TEX) RNO - TEX
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Telluride to Durango

$724 - $2,147

Bus, fly to Montrose, shuttle  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Montrose (MTJ) RNO - MTJ
  3. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Telluride to Durango

$689 - $1,837

Bus, train  •  35 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Valley Station
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop
  4. Take the bus from Barstow, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
  5. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

Taxi, train, drive, bus  •  38 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Truckee Amtrak Station to Granby Amtrak Station
  3. Drive from Granby Amtrak Station to Dillon Valley East
  4. Take the bus from Frisco to Grand Junction, Co
  5. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$428 - $792

Drive  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Durango 974.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Durango is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Durango is to bus and fly which costs $250 - $1,200 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between South Lake Tahoe and Durango is 671 miles. The road distance is 974.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Durango without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 58 min and costs $210 - $330.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from South Lake Tahoe to Durango, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reno Airport to Durango Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Durango is 1 h ahead of South Lake Tahoe. It is currently 1:37 PM in South Lake Tahoe and 2:37 PM in Durango.

Yes, the driving distance between South Lake Tahoe to Durango is 974 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 42 min to drive from South Lake Tahoe to Durango.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Reno 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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Map of how to get from South Lake Tahoe to Durango.
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  • Distance: 671.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

What companies run services between South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA and Durango, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Durango via Stateline Transit Center, Stateline, NV - Harvey's, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Sparks, NV, BTC Bay #10, Bonanza @ Bruce, Las Vegas, Nv, Grand Junction, Co, and Grand Junction, CO in around 30 h 58 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reno to Durango via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reno to Durango via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Reno to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reno to Cortez via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Reno to Cortez via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Reno to Telluride via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Seattle, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Reno to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reno to Montrose via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Reno to Montrose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Reno to Montrose via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Reno to Montrose via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Reno to Cortez via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reno to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Reno to Cortez via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Reno to Cortez via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reno to Cortez via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Phoenix, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Reno to Telluride via Seattle, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reno to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reno to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Reno to Durango via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Truckee Amtrak Station to Granby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com
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
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
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Sparks, NV to Las Vegas, NV
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
silveradomainline.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 Las Vegas, Nv to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Barstow, Ca to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
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
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
Book at
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Barstow Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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
Other operators
Taxi from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$220 - $260
BlackJack Taxi
Phone
+1 530-543-0330
Website
blackjacktaxi.com
Elite Tahoe Taxi
Phone
+1 530-580-8294
Website
tahoetaxi.net

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