There are 8 ways to get from Albuquerque to Salida by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Bus EPLA Limo Express, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver El Paso
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Salida, CO 8605

$74 - $103

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Bus Greyhound USA, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Denver, Co 9276 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Salida, CO 8605

$74 - $153

6 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  12 h 25 min

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

$87 - $198

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Salida 285.2 miles

$27 - $45

Fly Albuquerque to Gunnison, drive  •  7 h 40 min

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

$307 - $1,311

Fly Albuquerque to Aspen, drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Aspen (ASE) ABQ - ASE
  2. Drive from Aspen to Salida

$250 - $1,214

Fly Albuquerque to Denver, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Denver (DEN) ABQ - DEN
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver, CO - Union Station to Salida, CO

$137 - $300

Shuttle to Santa Fe, fly to Denver, Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Santa Fe, NM - Airport
  2. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to Denver (DEN) SAF - DEN
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow from Denver, CO - Union Station to Salida, CO

$260 - $553

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Salida. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, NM and arriving at Salida, CO via Denver Bus Center - Greyhound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 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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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Salida without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Express Arrow which takes 11 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 40 min to get from Albuquerque to Salida, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Gunnison Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Albuquerque to Salida bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, arrive at Salida, CO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Salida is 285 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Albuquerque to Salida.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Gunnison Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Salida. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Salida.
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  • Distance: 242.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Albuquerque to Salida via Denver and Denver Bus Center - Greyhound in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Gunnison via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Albuquerque to Gunnison via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Albuquerque to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Santa Fe to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Gunnison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Aspen via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
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.

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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
Twice 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
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Salida, CO
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver, CO - Union Station to Salida, CO
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
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 Raton to Pueblo, Co
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Santa Fe, NM - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com

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