TRAVEL

TRAVEL

Whether flying or driving, our team can help with your travel plans: (855) 266-9407.

Current Air Service to the Telluride Region

When flying to Telluride, guests have several airport options from which to choose.

MTJ

Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport

75 minute drive to Mountain Village

TEX

Telluride Regional Airport

15 minute drive to Mountain Village

GJT

Grand Junction Regional Airport

2.5 hour drive to Mountain Village

DRO

Durango-La Plata Regional Airport

2.5 hour drive to Mountain Village

Flying into Montrose-Telluride (MTJ)

Approximately 65 miles, 75 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions

No matter the season, the short drive between Montrose and Telluride is a visually-stunning, 75-minute drive including a stretch along the San Juan National Scenic Byway. Numerous ground transportation options are available from the airport.

Flying into Telluride Airport (TEX)

Approximately 6 miles, 15 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions

Denver Air Connection offers year-round flights into Telluride (TEX), located just 15 minutes from Telluride Ski Resort. Easily search for flights to TEX on United.com. Note: Telluride Regional Airport is open to general aviation and private aircraft. Visit www.tellurideairport.com for more information.

Flying into Grand Junction (GJT)

Approximately 130 miles, 2.5 hours | Google Maps Driving Directions

The Grand Junction Regional Airport offers nonstop flights (year-round) from six cities and hundreds of connecting destinations. Nonstop flights are available from Denver (DEN), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX), Salt Lake City (SLC), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX) and Houston (IAH).

Flying into Durango-La Plata (DRO)

Approximately 125 miles, 2.5 hours | Google Maps Driving Directions

The Durango-La Plata Regional Airport is a full-service regional airport with over a dozen daily nonstop flights from Denver (DEN), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX), as well as convenient connecting flights from over 300 cities.

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Driving Directions

Telluride is located in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado between Montrose and Durango along a visually-stunning stretch of the San Juan National Scenic Byway. From the red rocks of Arizona and Utah to the jagged peaks of southwestern Colorado, the drive to Telluride is one of the prettiest in the country.  Whatever the season, the short drive between Montrose and Telluride is a visually-stunning, 75-minute drive including a stretch along the San Juan National Scenic Byway. Numerous ground transportation options are available from the airport.

Directions to Mountain Village

From Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport (MTJ) Approximately 65.5 miles, 1 hour 30 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions

From Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) Approximately 133 miles, 2 hours 45 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions From Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) Approximately 125 miles, 2 hours 30 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions

Directions to the town of Telluride

From Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport (MTJ) Approximately 65.5 miles, 1 hour 20 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions

From Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) Approximately 133 miles, 2 hours 35 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions From Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) Approximately 125 miles, 2 hours 25 minutes | Google Maps Driving Directions

PARKING

Both Mountain Village and the Town of Telluride have numerous parking options.

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Ground Transportation

Telluride Express and numerous other companies provide shuttle services between Telluride and the three regional airports in Western Colorado: Montrose-Telluride Airport (MTJ), Telluride Regional Airport (TEX), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) and Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO). Contact our agents at Telluride Resort Reservations to learn more (855) 266-9407.

Airport Shuttles to/from MTJ, TEX, DRO & GJT

PROVIDER PHONE NUMBER
Telluride Express (970) 728-6000
Mountain Limo (970) 728-9606
Black Bear Luxury Transportation (970) 237-4400
TelluRides (970 275-9604
Western Slope Rides (970) 626-5121
Telluride Car Service (970)775-8555

CONTACT ONE OF OUR RESERVATIONS AGENTS

Our agents at Telluride Resort Reservations can set up shuttle transportation between Telluride and any of our regional airports. Note: When making reservations please have your airline and flight information available.

Car Rental Companies

Using the free Telluride-Mountain Village Gondola to get around Telluride during your stay is easy. A car is not necessary if you plan to stay in the pedestrian-friendly, resort areas of Telluride and Mountain Village. Call Telluride Resort Reservations, (855) 266-9407, to learn more about the layout of Telluride if you’re unfamiliar with the resort. In the event you want to explore the region outside of Telluride here are the rental car companies offering service at any of the three regional airports in Western Colorado.

PROVIDERPHONE NUMBER
Avis(970) 240-4802
Budget(970) 249-6083
Hertz(970) 369-4995 Located in Teluride Regional Airport (TEX).
National(844) 370-2401

Parking

Telluride and Mountain Village offer a number of free and paid parking options, including free day parking at the Gondola Parking Garage. Many of the parking options are within walking distance of the free gondola that provides access to both towns or are also serviced by Telluride’s free Galloping Goose bus service. Note: While overnight parking is allowed in some area lots, overnight camping in a vehicle is not permitted.

Mountain Village Parking

 PARKING OPTION FEE STRUCTURE

1. Gondola Parking Garage

455 Mountain Village Blvd., Telluride, CO

Free Day Parking:
(7am to 2am)

Overnight Parking: $25 (2am to 7am)

2. Heritage Parking Garage

568 Mountain Village Blvd., Telluride, CO

$2 per hour

$35 maximum charge per 24-hour period

Meters are located adjacent to each of the elevator vestibules within the garage

3. Meadows Run Parking

308 Adams Ranch Road, Telluride, CO

Free day use
8am to 8pm

Town of Telluride Parking

 PARKING OPTION FEE STRUCTURE

1. Carhenge

300 Mahoney Drive, Telluride, CO

Free

No overnight parking
2am – 7am

Serviced by the free Galloping Goose shuttle, located within walking distance of Lift 7 and the Telluride business district.

2. Mahoney Drive

240 Mahoney Dr, Telluride, CO

Free

No overnight parking
2am – 7am

Serviced by the free Galloping Goose shuttle, located within walking distance of Lift 7 and the Telluride business district.

COVID-19 Know before you Go

Telluride Ski Resort and the San Miguel Country currently do not have an indoor mask mandate. Please note that the gondola is public transportation and face masks are required. For more details, please visit San Miguel County Website. TSG follows guidance from the CDC and San Miguel County and OSHA related to COVID-19. Telluride Ski and Golf has a policy for its employees in line with the OSHA ETS requiring all employees be vaccinated or test weekly.

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