Travel To Telluride During The Festival Dates Whether you’re flying into the region or venturing on a road trip, Telluride offers a unique journey marked with unmatched scenery, heritage and charm. Once you are here, everything is accessible by foot, free Gondola, or free local shuttle (the Galloping Goose).
Have a car and need a place to park for free? Click here for Mountain Village parking info. The parking garage at the 3rd leg of the gondola is free during the day. The skiers parking lot in Town at Chair 7 is also free during the day.
Early December air service:
Boutique Air/Partnering with United, flies daily nonstop from Denver to Telluride (TEX)
United provides nonstop service from Denver to Telluride/Montrose (MTJ)
American flies from Dallas (DFW) to MTJ, nonstop
To see the full schedule of airlines flying to Telluride/Montrose during the Festival dates, click here.
Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) At 9,070 feet above sea level, the Telluride Airport is the world’s second-highest commercial airport and offers 360-degree views of the San Juan Mountains. The drive from the airport to Telluride or Mountain Village takes about 15 minutes. Boutique Air, partnering with United Airlines, flies daily from Denver to TEX. Click here to book.
Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) Once you arrive at the airport, it’s a 65-mile drive on well-maintained highways to Telluride. Shuttle service through Telluride Express and rental cars are available right at the airport. Get 10% off when you mention Fire Fest during booking process: 970-728-6000