There are 7 ways to get from Telluride to Denver by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville, CO to Grand Junction, CO
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, Co to Denver, Co 6072

$48 - $110

6 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Telluride to Denver 380.6 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Montrose, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Telluride to Montrose
  2. Fly from Montrose (MTJ) to Denver (DEN) MTJ - DEN

$318 - $699

Shuttle to Durango, fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$504 - $734

Bus, bus to Gunnison, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Telluride to Montrose
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Gunnison
  3. Fly from Gunnison (GUC) to Denver (DEN) GUC - DEN

$363 - $909

Bus to Cortez, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Mountain Village to Cortez
  2. Fly from Cortez (CEZ) to Denver (DEN) CEZ - DEN

$114 - $289

Bus, drive to Aspen, fly  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Telluride to Montrose
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
  3. Drive from Crested Butte to Aspen
  4. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to Denver (DEN) ASE - DEN

$388 - $924

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Telluride to Denver is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Telluride to Denver is to bus and fly which costs $310 - $700 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Telluride and Denver is 198 miles. The road distance is 380.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Telluride to Denver, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Telluride to Denver. However, there are services departing from Courthouse, Telluride, CO and arriving at Denver, Co via Placerville, CO and Grand Junction, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Telluride, CO, USA and Denver, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Telluride to Denver via Placerville, Placerville, CO, Grand Junction, CO, and Grand Junction, Co in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montrose to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Durango to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Gunnison to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Cortez to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Aspen to Denver
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Cortez to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Bus operators
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Placerville, CO to Grand Junction, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Junction, Co to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Telluride to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Gunnison
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Mountain Village to Cortez
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $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
Alpine Express
Website
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Montrose to Gunnison
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Montrose to Crested Butte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com

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