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There are 4 ways to get from Albuquerque to Los Alamos by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Santa Fe El Paso
  2. Take the bus from South Capitol Station to Mesa Public Library Blue

$39 - $49

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to South Capitol New Mexico Rail Runner
  2. Take the bus from South Capitol Station to Mesa Public Library Blue

$11 - $13

2 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Lamy Amtrak Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lamy, NM to Los Alamos, NM–Visitor’s Center

$46 - $132

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Los Alamos 96 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Los Alamos is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Los Alamos is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 41m.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Los Alamos is 59 miles. The road distance is 96 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Los Alamos without a car is to bus which takes 3h 1m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Albuquerque to Los Alamos, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Los Alamos is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Albuquerque to Los Alamos.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Los Alamos. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Los Alamos.
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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Los Alamos, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from Albuquerque to Los Alamos via Santa Fe and South Capitol Station in around 3h 1m.

Train operators
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Downtown Albuquerque to South Capitol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Lamy Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from South Capitol Station to Mesa Public Library
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lamy, NM to Los Alamos, NM–Visitor’s Center
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $80
Website
amtrak.com

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