Related Regions: Colorado, United States, North America, Southwest Colorado

Purgatory Driving Directions

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Driving Directions to Purgatory

Comprehensive and detailed driving directions so you can spend less time driving and more time skiing at Purgatory.

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Air Travel:

United Express has five flights daily to and from Denver International Airport (DIA), while America West offers three daily flights from DIA. These airlines will bring you into Durango-La Plata Airport (DRO), just 10 miles from the resort. Aeromexico, Delta and Continental flies directly into DRO. US Airways Express operates between Phoenix International Airport (PHX) and Durango-La Plata (DRO). Alternate airports are located in Albuquerque, N.M. (ABQ) and Farmington, N.M. (FMN).

By Car:

Durango/Purgatory is located in the Southwest corner of Colorado, near the intersection of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. It's six to seven hours by car from DIA, a 340 mile drive via US-285, and three and a half to four and a half hours and 214 miles from ABQ using NM-44 and US-550.

Ground Transportation:

Shuttles are available from DIA to Durango Mountain Resort and the Purgatory Mountain Hotel.

Getting Around:

Call and Demand Service is available at 970-426-7282 with 24 hour notice.

Taxi & Limo:

Buck Horn Limousine: (970-769-0933;

Durango Transportation: (970-259-4818;



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