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How much are train tickets from Albuquerque to Phoenix?

Lowest Price$127.00
Fastest Train18h 0m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Albuquerque-Phoenix Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Albuquerque to Phoenix 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 Albuquerque to Phoenix?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Albuquerque to Phoenix, 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 Albuquerque to Phoenix?

In the last month, $130.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Albuquerque, NM to Phoenix, AZ. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $14.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Albuquerque to Phoenix?

The distance between Albuquerque and Phoenix is approximately 332 miles, or 534 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours,

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 Albuquerque to Phoenix are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque to Phoenix?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Phoenix to Albuquerque. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Albuquerque to Phoenix for $50.00.

Which train should you take from Albuquerque to Phoenix?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Albuquerque, New Mexico to Phoenix, Arizona. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak418h 15m$131.43

Where is the train station in Albuquerque?

There is one train station in Albuquerque:

  • Alvarado Transp Ctr - 314 1st St SW

Where is the train station in Phoenix?

Phoenix receives travelers from Albuquerque at its two active train stations:

  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3
  • 2717 W Bell Rd

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