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There are 5 ways to get from El Paso to Albuquerque by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM El Paso / ...

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Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from El Paso to Albuquerque 267.7 miles

Fly El Paso to Albuquerque  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Albuquerque (ABQ) ELP - ABQ

Bus to Carlsbad, fly to Albuquerque  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from El Paso to Carlsbad
  2. Fly from Carlsbad (CNM) to Albuquerque (ABQ) CNM - ABQ

Fly El Paso to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Santa Fe (SAF) ELP - SAF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport

El Paso to Albuquerque by bus

The bus journey time between El Paso and Albuquerque is around 4h 30m and covers a distance of around 277 miles. Operated by EPLA Limo Express, Amtrak and Greyhound USA, the El Paso to Albuquerque bus service departs from El Paso, TX and arrives in Albuquerque, NM. Typically 19 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

19 Weekly Buses
4h 30m Average Duration
$30 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from El Paso to Albuquerque is to drive, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from El Paso to Albuquerque is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Paso, TX and arriving at Albuquerque, NM. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between El Paso and Albuquerque is 231 miles. The road distance is 267.7 miles.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Albuquerque without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $30 - $80.

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The bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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El Paso to Albuquerque bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, depart from El Paso, TX station.

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The best way to get from El Paso to Albuquerque is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $30 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $460 and takes 5h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from El Paso Airport to Albuquerque Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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El Paso to Albuquerque bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Albuquerque, NM station.

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  • Distance: 231.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between El Paso, TX, USA and Albuquerque, NM, USA?

EPLA Limo Express operates a bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from El Paso to Albuquerque hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Austin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from El Paso to Albuquerque via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from El Paso to Santa Fe via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Carlsbad to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque, NM
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$35 - $55
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
Bus from El Paso, TX to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
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 El Paso to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from El Paso to Carlsbad
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between El Paso to Albuquerque is 268 miles. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from El Paso to Albuquerque.

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

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The best way to get from El Paso to El Paso Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 37 min and costs $2.

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