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Denver-Santa Fe Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Denver to Santa Fe?

Lowest Price$126.00
Fastest Train9h 10m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Denver to Santa Fe right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Denver to Santa Fe?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Denver to Santa Fe, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Denver to Santa Fe?

In the last month, $138.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Denver, CO to Santa Fe, NM. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Denver to Santa Fe?

The distance between Denver and Santa Fe is approximately 285 miles, or 458 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 10 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 Denver to Santa Fe are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Denver at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Denver to Santa Fe?

Trains leave the station in Denver twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 Santa Fe to Denver.

Which train should you take from Denver to Santa Fe?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Denver, Colorado to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak29h 25m$138.50

Where is the train station in Denver?

There is one train station in Denver:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Santa Fe?

Santa Fe receives travelers from Denver at its two active train stations:

  • 410 S Guadalupe St
  • 198 State Rd 192

Price trends for trains from Denver to Santa Fe

Average prices by travel date

$180$120$60MayJun

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

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