If you want to fly to Telluride, you have several options, with three regional airports within a 2 ½ hour driving distance providing numerous flight options. Choose to fly into either the Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport (MTJ), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT), or the Durango-La Plata Regional Airport (DRO) for convenient flights that fit your schedule. Searching multiple airports will provide a greater selection of flights and rates.
Since having a car in Telluride is unnecessary, we recommend you take advantage of an available Ground Transportation option and enjoy the scenic ride. If you prefer to rent a car, Durango and Grand Junction airports are each approximately a 2 ½ hour drive, while Montrose is about 80 minutes away.
Details on flights can be found here.
Telluride is located in San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado between Montrose and Durango, and driving to Telluride will take you through some of the most scenic spots in the country. From the red rocks of Arizona and Utah to the jagged peaks of southwestern Colorado, a road trip to Telluride is one of the prettiest in the country. Click here for Driving Directions.
Regardless of which airport you choose to fly into, there are many options for getting to Telluride. From car rentals to shuttle and limo services, read more about Ground Transportation here.
Telluride is one of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the United States. With options such as the free Gondola, Dial-a-Ride/Telluride Concierge and the Galloping Goose bus service, having a car in Telluride is not a necessity. Read more about Local Transportation here.
Telluride and Mountain Village offer a number of free and paid parking options including free daytime parking in the Gondola Parking Garage in Mountain Village. Many of the parking options are within walking distance of the free gondola that provides access to both towns. For a map of parking options and details on pricing, click here.