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

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX Greeley to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from El Paso to Las Cruces, NM El Paso

$57 - $76

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 6 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 31 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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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Las Cruces. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, NM and arriving at Las Cruces, NM via El Paso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 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 6 h 45 min and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Albuquerque to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Las Cruces bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from Albuquerque, NM station.

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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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Albuquerque to Las Cruces bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Las Cruces, NM station.

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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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  • Distance: 192.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Albuquerque to Las Cruces via El Paso in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Silver City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $160
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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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Boutique Air offers flights from Albuquerque Airport to Silver City Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Las Cruces. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1.

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