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There are 8 ways to get from Vail to Telluride by bus, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Vail to Grand Junction, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO Grand Junction-Durango

$42 - $91

7 alternative options

Bus via West Glenwood Park & Ride  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Grand Junction Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO

$46 - $73

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Vail to Telluride 290.7 miles

$28 - $45

Bus to Eagle, fly to Telluride  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Vail Transportation Center to Eagle County Airport
  2. Fly from Eagle (EGE) to Telluride (TEX) EGE - TEX

$444 - $907

Shuttle to Denver, fly to Telluride  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vail to Denver International Airport
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Telluride (TEX) DEN - TEX

$689 - $909

Shuttle to Denver, fly to Montrose, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vail to Denver International Airport
  2. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Montrose (MTJ) DEN - MTJ
  3. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride

$754 - $1,139

Shuttle to Denver, fly to Durango, shuttle  •  6 h 44 min

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

$944 - $1,174

Uber  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Vail to Telluride 290.7 miles

$380 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Vail to Telluride is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vail to Telluride is to shuttle and fly which costs $650 - $950 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vail to Telluride. However, there are services departing from Vail and arriving at Courthouse, Telluride, CO via Grand Junction, CO and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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The distance between Vail and Telluride is 141 miles. The road distance is 290.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Vail to Telluride without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Vail to Telluride, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Eagle Airport to Telluride Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 41 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vail to Telluride is 291 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Vail to Telluride.

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  • Distance: 141.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Vail to Telluride via Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, Telluride, CO, and Lawson Hill, Telluride, CO in around 7 h 42 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Eagle to Telluride via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Denver to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from Denver to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Denver to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Bus operators
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 Vail to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to West Glenwood Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ridebustang.com
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Telluride, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Eagle County Transit
Phone
970-328-8600
Email
info@eaglecounty.us
Website
eaglecounty.us
Bus from Vail Transportation Center to Eagle County Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
eaglecounty.us
Summit Express
Phone
+1 970-668-6000
Website
summitexpress.com
Shuttle from Vail to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$449
Schedules at
summitexpress.com
Book at
summitexpress.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 Durango to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$315
Schedules at
highuptours.com
Other operators
Uber Rockies
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Vail to Telluride
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$380 - $490
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uber.com
UberX
$380 - $490
UberXL
$600 - $800
Black
$950 - $1,300
Black SUV
$1,100 - $1,500

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United Airlines and Boutique Air offer flights from Eagle Airport to Telluride Airport.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Telluride. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vail to Denver Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 56 min and costs $449.

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