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The New Mexico Rail Runner Express has extended service to Santa Fe and runs with north-south service through the metro area and Santa Fe.

With this expansion comes a convenient and cost effective link from Albuquerque to Santa Fe. So, whether you are visiting Albuquerque and want to experience Santa Fe, or you live in Santa Fe and want to taste the city life for a day, the Rail Runner offers great fares to get you there. 

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Albuquerque Railrunner

From Albuquerque to Santa Fe

Stay in the convenient and affordable metro area of Albuquerque and visit Santa Fe for the day. Ride the rails to Santa Fe and learn more about what you can do.

From Santa Fe to Albuquerque 

Commuting between Santa Fe and Albuquerque couldn't get any easier. With the expansion of the Rail Runner offering full service to and from Santa Fe Monday through Saturday, commuters can now reap the benefits.

Once exiting the Rail Runner at the Alvarado Transportation Center, visitors can utilize the city’s bus system to get to many popular destinations around Albuquerque. City buses are free to ride! Visit ABQ Ride trip planner for routes and exact stop information. 

Whether you come for a day, a night or the weekend any of Albuquerque's neighborhoods have plenty to offer at an affordable price. Some of our neighborhoods and their activities include:

  • Historic Old Town offers seven museums, shopping and more 
  • Downtown is perfect for nightclubs, theaters, restaurants and events 
  • Nob Hill features unique shops and dining opportunities 
  • Airport is home to various sporting events such as Lobo Basketball and football or Isotopes baseball
  • Midtown/University offers entertainment at Popejoy Hall and dining close to the University
  • Uptown is home to the State Fair, Tingley Coliseum, Coronado Mall, the new ABQ Uptown shopping center and more

Why not stay for the weekend? Because there is such an array of activities to do in Albuquerque, you can’t get them done in one day or night. Ranked as the second most affordable city in North America, commuters can take the Rail Runner, stay at one of the many affordable hotels and explore the city for the weekend before returning to work on Monday. Check out available coupons and hotel packages.

Learn more information on our neighborhoods and their activities.