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How much are train tickets from Albuquerque to La Junta?

Lowest Price$34.00
Fastest Train7h 31m
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Albuquerque-La Junta Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Albuquerque to La Junta 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Albuquerque to La Junta?

In the last month, $34.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Albuquerque, NM to La Junta, CO. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $33.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Albuquerque to La Junta?

The distance between Albuquerque and La Junta is approximately 263 miles, or 423 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 31 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 Albuquerque to La Junta are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Albuquerque at 11:00am and arrives in La Junta around 7 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Albuquerque to La Junta?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to La Junta with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from La Junta to Albuquerque.

Which train should you take from Albuquerque to La Junta?

Amtrak Southwest Chief is the one and only train line which connects Albuquerque, New Mexico to La Junta, Colorado. 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
Amtrak Southwest Chief17h 31m$50.50

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 La Junta?

La Junta has one train station:

  • 1 West First St

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