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New Mexico Rail Runner

Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 866-795-7245
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Great way to enjoy Santa Fe without having to drive!

It is great to plan a day in Santa Fe and get there via the Rail Runner. We get off at the south... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fun way to see Santa Fe and Albuquerque

This is a great way to travel to Santa Fe from Albuquerque. My brother and sister in law use this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rita B
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  • Average4%
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Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 866-795-7245
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is great to plan a day in Santa Fe and get there via the Rail Runner. We get off at the south capitol station and head to Maria's for a margarita and then make the walk up to the Santa Fe Farmer's market and...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great way to travel to Santa Fe from Albuquerque. My brother and sister in law use this as a way to go to lunch in Santa Fe. Sure, they could drive. But this makes it a fun adventure. They head up and...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

*Plan a half or full day trip from Abq to Santa Fe. Best to check schedule online as times might change and you can also see which station is most convenient to your location. Parking lots are short walking distance to platforms where there are...More

Thank ChefJ_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in Albuquerque or Santa Fe, the rail runner will get you to both inexpensively and they have trolleys to take you from the Rail Runner to Old Town in ALQ and the square in Santa Fe. Smart way to travel and...More

Thank Spellcat1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the Rail Runner from Albuquerque to Santa Fe. Had lunch in Santa Fe and took the return train. Great views of the mountains as well as a few Indian pueblos. I think the round trip cost was ~$7 per senior. It was an extremely...More

2  Thank Howard E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are keen on a trip to Sante Fe to visit the sites and have a meal for the day, consider the Rail Runner. It offers a very inexpensive means of travel and offers schedules which meet most anyone's needs. The cost for a...More

1  Thank Boardwatcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The NM Rail Runner is such a nice way to travel to Santa Fe from Albuquerque. Parking at the Montano Station was easy - plenty of spots and free! Downtown Santa Fe has free shuttles to great places like Museum Hill, but it's easy to...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun way to get to Santa Fe from Albuquerque. It's about an hour ride, and the rail yard is fairly close to the plaza. There's also a free shuttle to the plaza if you wish. The ride is smooth and comfortable, though...More

1  Thank CECILE J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To begin, the photo you have posted has a Santa Fe Southern engine prominently in the foreground. The Rail Runner engine is almost off the right side of the photo. NM Rail Runner runs on the former Santa Fe Railroad (and current Amtrak Southwest Chief)...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine and necessary service limited by the relatively sparse schedule, especially for those who wish to stay for an event or for dining at either location.

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Jnett M
what can I do without walking distance of the ABQ rail runner station
7 February 2017|
Response from Hoben01 | Reviewed this property |
there was a movie theatre right across from the station. since its located in downtown you can walk to bars
Gerlieve T
What is the schedule? Where is the depot? How much are the tickets?
28 September 2016|
Response from Hoben01 |
It's a commuter rail centered around morning and evening runs. The depot is located in downtown Albuquerque as part of the transit center Tickets are dependent on length of ride for ride to Santa Fe it's $9 one way, suggest... More
Ron K
Myself and two friends are going to Santa Fe in early Dec. Could we catch the train from Santa Fe and take it to Albuquerque to see the countryside and do lunch in Albuquerque and then return. I guess my question is can we buy tickets in Santa Fe for the train.
21 November 2015|
Response from Hoben01 | Reviewed this property |
You buy tickets on the train or you can buy them online and use a smartphone to show the qr code. They accept credit cards no Amex or cash. Trouble is its limited service in early morning and evenng