There are 2 ways to get from Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus, drive  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Telluride, CO to Grand Junction, CO
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, Co to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Walsenburg
  4. Drive from Walsenburg to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

$79 - $180

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve 268.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between Telluride and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 127 miles. The road distance is 268.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 16 h 33 min to get from Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is 268 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

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Map of how to get from Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 33 min

What companies run services between Telluride, CO, USA and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO, USA?

There is no direct connection from Telluride to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the bus to Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO, take the walk to Telluride, CO, take the bus to Grand Junction, CO, take the walk to Grand Junction, Co, take the bus to Denver, Co, take the bus to Walsenburg, then take the drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Bus operators
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Telluride, CO to Grand Junction, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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 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
Bus from Denver, Co to Walsenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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