Transportation information for Telluride is provided below. Travel information includes driving directions, maps, airport information and more.
Due to its popularity as a travel destination, Telluride is remarkably accessible by air for such a remote place. Seasonal flights come into Telluride Regional Airport from Phoenix (AZ), Denver (CO), and Houston (TX). Flights from other western cities come in to Montrose (CO), about 90 minutes away, and Grand Junction (CO), a two and a half hour drive.
Telluride is in southwest Colorado. From Montrose, head south on US 550, then take a jog west on CO Hwy 62 before turning south on CO Hwy 145 -- the whole trip is 65 miles. From Cortez, head north for 76 miles along Highway 145. From Grand Junction, the drive is 127 miles, and the circuitous route from Denver is 375 miles long.