There are 7 ways to get from Albuquerque to Salida by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus, drive  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
  3. Drive from Ruxton/Fairview to Salida

$80 - $184

6 alternative options

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver, CO
  2. Take the bus from Civic Center Station Gate 2 to Pine Junction PnR Cs / ...
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Salida, CO

$86 - $105

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Civic Center Station Gate 2 to Pine Junction PnR Cs / ...
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Salida, CO

$86 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Salida 285.2 miles

$27 - $45

Fly to Gunnison, drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Gunnison (GUC) ABQ - GUC
  2. Drive from Gunnison to Salida

$307 - $1,311

Fly to Colorado Springs, drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Colorado Springs (COS) ABQ - COS
  2. Drive from Colorado Springs to Salida

$191 - $917

Fly to Aspen, drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Aspen (ASE) ABQ - ASE
  2. Drive from Main and Galena to Buena Vista, CO

$249 - $1,215

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Salida is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Salida is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Salida is 243 miles. The road distance is 285.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 12 h 19 min to get from Albuquerque to Salida, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Salida. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, NM and arriving at Salida, CO via 19th St & Curtis St, Civic Center Station Gate 2 and Denver, CO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Salida, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from Albuquerque to Salida via Denver, CO, 19th St & Curtis St, Civic Center Station Gate 7, Civic Center Station Gate 2, Pine Junction PnR, and Denver, CO in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Gunnison via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Gunnison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raton to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Civic Center Station Gate 2 to Pine Junction PnR
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Salida, CO
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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