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There is one daily train from Santa Fe to Albuquerque. Traveling by train from Santa Fe to Albuquerque usually takes around 2 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 44 minutes.
|Distance||56 mi (90 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 44m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
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Which train should you take from Santa Fe to Albuquerque?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Santa Fe, New Mexico 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.
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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 Santa Fe to Albuquerque every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $60.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Fe 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Santa Fe to Albuquerque?
How long is the train journey from Santa Fe to Albuquerque?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Santa Fe 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 Friday 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 Santa Fe at 12:00pm and arrives in Albuquerque around 2 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Santa Fe 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.
Where is the train station in Santa Fe?
There are two stations in Santa Fe where you can board the train to Albuquerque.
Train stations in Santa Fe:
198 State Rd 192
Where is the train station in Albuquerque?
Albuquerque has one train station.
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