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Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

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Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

Hi everyone!

During the summer this year am going to work in Los Alamos National lab, and I will take a week off to go to a conference in Telluride, CO.

Flying between those is expensive and includes multiple transfers, but I am having a hard time looking for the public transportation to bring this trip to life.

The only thing I was able to find is that using a shuttle I can get to Telluride from Durango, which appears to be on the way from Los Alamos (Santa Fe) to Telluride.

I would really appreciate any suggestions!

Best,

Mikhail.

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1. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

Have you considered renting a car? The distance between Los Alamos and Telluride can be driven in about 6 hours.

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2. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

Public transportation is not plentiful in the area as you have found. Here's an option without flying:

Los Alamos to Albuquerque - either fly Los Alamos to Abq http://flylosalamos.com/ or bus Los Alamos to Santa Fe, then Railrunner Train to Abq then bus to airport. …state.nm.us/content/dam/nmdot/ParkNRide/Par… http://riometro.org/

Albuquerque to Farmington NM - Shuttle http://abqexpress.com/

Farmington NM to Durango CO - Red Apple bus from Farmington to Aztec NM http://www.fmtn.org/index.aspx?nid=279 then Road Runner Transit from Aztec to Ignacio, then another Road Runner Transit from Ignacio to Durango. www.sucap.org/roadrunner/aztecschedule.php

Durango CO to Telluride - shuttle you found

OR rent a car and drive in about 6 hours.

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3. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

Thank you for your response!

The problem is that I don't drive.

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4. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

If, you can actually make this transfer ... Please come back and let we here,know how it worked out ! carracar

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5. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

carracar there was a poster a couple of years ago that found this public transportation route and actually made it from Abq to Durango! tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g60933-i375-k49896…

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6. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

Thanks for all your helpful suggestions!

CasaAzul, I just realized that Road Runner seems not to work on the weekends! :(

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7. Re: Getting from Los Alamos to Telluride

www.buckhornlimousine.com/rates/basic.html might be the shuttle you need. You can see why many parents press their kids into the driver's seat asap around CO & NM - one just can't get by without driving due to the lack of public transportation.

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