There are 4 ways to get from Albuquerque to Taos by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot New Mexico Rail Runner
  2. Take the bus from Santa Fe to Taos, NM

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM - Sunport to Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

$51

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Taos 132.9 miles

$13 - $19

Shuttle  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Taos, NM

$91

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Taos, NM, USA?

Taos Ski Shuttle operates a bus from Albuquerque to Taos once daily. Tickets cost $50 and the journey takes 3 h.

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 Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Bus operators
Taos Express
Website
taosexpress.com
Bus from Santa Fe to Taos, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ncrtd.org
Taos Ski Shuttle
Website
skitaos.org
Bus from Albuquerque, NM - Sunport to Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
skitaos.com
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque, NM - Airport to Taos, NM
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
Book at
mountainviewshuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albuquerque and Taos is 176 km. The road distance is 213 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Taos is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Taos is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $13 - $19.

No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Taos. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, NM - Sunport and arriving at Taos, NM - Kit Carson Park via Taos Ski Valley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Albuquerque to Taos, including transfers.