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.
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 Airport (MTJ), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT), or the Durango-La Plata Airport (DRO) for convenient flights that fit your schedule.
The Montrose-Telluride Airport is located approximately 65 miles from Telluride, offering year-round direct flights from Denver International Airport (DEN). During the winter months, the Montrose-Telluride airport offers expanded service, featuring 14 direct flights from 11 major hubs. During the summer season, you can fly direct to Montrose/Telluride from Denver International Airport (DEN), Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).