Getting to Telluride is an adventure but it’s definitely worth it. if you want to fly you have several options and the Rocky Mountain views are simply sublime.
Telluride has a small airport right outside of town (TEX) with direct flights to Denver International Airport and Phoenix, Arizona.
There are also other airports around Telluride.
Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) is 65 miles away and has many direct flights including Denver, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Newark and Chicago.
Cortez Municipal Airport is about 75 miles away, making it about a 90-minute ride.
La Plata County Airport (DRO) is located in Durango, Colorado and is about two to three hours away and offers a regional flight service.
Grand Junction Airport (GJT) is about three hours away.
The Denver International Airport (DEN) is about six to seven hours away.