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Tucson-Albuquerque Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Tucson to Albuquerque. Traveling by train from Tucson to Albuquerque usually takes around 56 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 38 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance318 mi (511 km)
Fastest train38h 45m
Lowest price$131.52
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Price trends for trains from Tucson to Albuquerque

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Tucson to Albuquerque?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tucson, Arizona to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12d 8h 18m$291.72
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Tucson to Albuquerque every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $132.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson to Albuquerque during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Tucson to Albuquerque?

The distance between Tucson and Albuquerque is approximately 318 miles, or 511 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 56 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 38 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tucson to Albuquerque are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Tucson at 8:00am and arrives in Albuquerque around 38 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tucson to Albuquerque?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Albuquerque to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to Albuquerque for $141.26.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tucson?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tucson.

Where is the train station in Albuquerque?

Arrival stations

Albuquerque has one train station.

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