There are 4 ways to get from Albuquerque to Las Cruces by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm 9251

$45 - $84

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Las Cruces 224 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Silver City, drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Silver City (SVC) ABQ - SVC
  2. Drive from Silver City to Las Cruces

$95 - $175

Fly to El Paso, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to El Paso (ELP) ABQ - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$166 - $806

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Las Cruces is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Las Cruces is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Las Cruces is 193 miles. The road distance is 224 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Las Cruces without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Albuquerque to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Silver City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Las Cruces is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Albuquerque to Las Cruces.

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Boutique Air offers flights from Albuquerque Airport to Silver City Airport.

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  • Distance: 192.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Las Cruces, NM, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albuquerque to Las Cruces every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Silver City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Las Cruces, Nm
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us

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