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There are 2 ways to get from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Carlsbad to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University

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  1. Drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range
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The cheapest way to get from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 35m.

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It is 121 miles from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range. It is approximately 218.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range without a car is to bus which takes 7h 45m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range is 219 miles. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range.

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Map of how to get from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range.
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  • Distance: 120.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM, USA and White Sands Missile Range, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands Missile Range via Carlsbad, El Paso, Downtown El Paso, and New Mexico State University in around 7h 45m.

Bus operators
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 Carlsbad to El Paso
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us

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