Allegiant Launches New Nonstop Service From Oakland and Phoenix to Montrose

Telluride, Colorado from the Imogene PassThe Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, Allegiant and The Telluride Tourism Board have added a nonstop service from Oakland International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Montrose Regional Airport this winter.

The flights will be available twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays, December 15 through April 3 and will provide travelers with the lowest cost means of reaching Telluride.

One-way fares will start as low as $113 to and from Oakland, and $83 to and from Phoenix. The new service will also improve travel time from both areas to Telluride. Allegiant flights will give travelers in the Phoenix area the quickest way to reach an destination ski area.

“There has never been a more affordable, or more accessible way for people in Phoenix and the Bay Area to discover what makes Telluride one of the world’s premier winter vacation destinations," said TTB President and CEO, Michael Martelon.

Montrose Regional Airport is 65 miles from Telluride. Various ground transportation options are available including the free gondola system that connects the Town of Telluride and Mountain Village, the Galloping Goose shuttle bus system in town and free shuttles and the Dial-A-Ride program.

Skier and snowboarders staying at the Telluride Ski Resort can take advantage of 2,000 acres with short life lines and 127 trails, including three terrain parks. The San Juan Hut System, which consists of five backcountry huts between Telluride, Ridgeway and Ouray, are also accessible. Guests can experience heli-skiing, cat-skiing or ice climbing.

Guests looking for off-mountain activities can choose from sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice skating, dog sledding, winter fly fishing and sleigh rides.

New this year is a guided photo tour from Telluride Outside. Visitors can also go to the Telluride Historical Museum or take a Historical Walking Tour.

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