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There are 11 ways to get from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain by plane, bus, car, taxi, night bus or train

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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Fly to Indio/Palm Springs, bus, drive  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) ABQ - PSP
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
  3. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

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Train, bus, drive  •  22h 55m

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to San Bernardino
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Hwy 111 & Golf Center Pkwy 10
  3. Take the bus from Hwy 111 @ Flower SunLine Transfer Center to Chiriaco Summit 6
  4. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

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Fly to San Diego, bus, taxi  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to San Diego (SAN) ABQ - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Yuma, bus, taxi  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Yuma (YUM) ABQ - YUM
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
  3. Take a taxi from State Street @ 14th Street to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Phoenix, night bus, taxi  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Phoenix (PHX) ABQ - PHX
  2. Take the night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to El Centro, taxi  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to El Centro (IPL) ABQ - IPL
  2. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Los Angeles, bus, drive  •  10h 10m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Los Angeles (LAX) ABQ - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
  3. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
  4. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

Train, bus, night bus, taxi  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
  3. Take the night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
  4. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Bus, night bus, taxi  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque to Phoenix
  2. Take the night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Bus, taxi  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque to Phoenix
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Yuma, AZ
  3. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street 10
  4. Take a taxi from State Street @ 14th Street to Salvation Mountain

Drive  •  11h 31m

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain 734 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain is to fly and taxi which costs $340 - $550 and takes 5h 25m.

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It is 523 miles from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain. It is approximately 734 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain without a car is to train and bus and night bus and taxi which takes 15h 6m and costs $210 - $270.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain is 734 miles. It takes approximately 11h 31m to drive from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Salvation Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $13 - $17.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain.
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  • Distance: 522.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Salvation Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Albuquerque to Salvation Mountain. However, you can take the taxi to Albuquerque airport, fly to Indio/Palm Springs, take the walk to Tahquitz Canyon at Civic, take the line 4 bus to Indian Canyon at Tachevah, take the walk to Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center, take the bus to Chiriaco Summit, then take the drive to Salvation Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Albuquerque airport, fly to San Diego, take the walk to San Diego Airport Terminal 1, take the bus to Old Town Transit Center, take the walk to San Diego Old Town, take the bus to El Centro, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Oakland
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Albuquerque to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Albuquerque to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Albuquerque to Yuma via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Yuma via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Yuma via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Centro via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to El Centro via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to El Centro via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to El Centro via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to El Centro via Dallas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Albuquerque to El Centro via Oakland, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Flights from Albuquerque to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Indio/Palm Springs via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Advanced Air, LLC
Website
advancedaircharters.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Phoenix via Silver City
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $290
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
14h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Hwy 111 @ Flower SunLine Transfer Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff Station to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Website
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
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.

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 Albuquerque to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
1st Class Shuttle
Website
1stclassshuttle.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Yuma, AZ
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Schedules at
1stclassshuttle.com
Book at
shuttleyuma.hudsonltd.net
Sunline Transit
Phone
+1 760-343-3451
Website
sunline.org
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Hwy 111 & Golf Center Pkwy
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sunline.org
Other operators
Taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Speed
Phone
+52 686 555 5800
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Seguro
Phone
+52 686 554 8834
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Elite
Phone
+52 686 234 0031
Website
facebook.com

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