How to Reach Durango - The Easiest Way to Reach Durango


  • By Air: Durango/ La Plata airport connects this tiny town with Denver, Phoenix, Dallas and Los Angeles. The airport is around an hour away from the main town. You can hire a car to get to Durango.
  • By Car: US Highway 161 passes from Durango. Highway 550 connects this town with other towns to its north.


  • On Foot/Bicycle: Downtown Durango is best explored on foot or on bicycle.
  • By car: It is better to hire a car if you are visiting with your family.
  • Taxis: There are taxis available for rent.
  • Downtown trolley operates in the heart of the town.

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How to Reach Durango from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Gypsum to Durango 129.8 km 2 hours 9 mins
Albuquerque to Durango 154.47 km 2 hours 34 mins
Santa clara to Durango 157.63 km 2 hours 37 mins
Moab to Durango 191.27 km 3 hours 11 mins
Show low to Durango 262.6 km 4 hours 22 mins
Denver to Durango 333.84 km 5 hours 33 mins
Aurora to Durango 347.44 km 5 hours 47 mins
Tucson to Durango 386.33 km 6 hours 26 mins
Payson to Durango 399.42 km 6 hours 39 mins