There are 5 ways to get from Flagstaff to Santa Fe by train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Downtown Albuquerque to Santa Fe Depot New Mexico Rail Runner

$65 - $162

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Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Flagstaff to Santa Fe 385.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Flagstaff to Santa Fe  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to Santa Fe (SAF) FLG - SAF

$312 - $1,456

Fly Flagstaff to Albuquerque, shuttle  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to Albuquerque (ABQ) FLG - ABQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM

$260 - $1,149

Shuttle to Phoenix, fly to Santa Fe  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from NAU Central to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ
  2. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Fe (SAF) PHX - SAF

$221 - $858

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Flagstaff to Santa Fe. However, there are services departing from Flagstaff Amtrak and arriving at Santa Fe Depot via Downtown Albuquerque. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 42 min.

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The distance between Flagstaff and Santa Fe is 325 miles. The road distance is 385.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to Santa Fe without a car is to train which takes 8 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Flagstaff to Santa Fe, including transfers.

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Flagstaff to Santa Fe train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Flagstaff Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Flagstaff to Santa Fe is to train which takes 8 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Flagstaff Airport to Santa Fe Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Flagstaff to Santa Fe train services, operated by Rio Metro Regional Transit District, arrive at Santa Fe Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Flagstaff to Santa Fe is 385 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Flagstaff to Santa Fe.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Flagstaff Airport to Santa Fe Airport.

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Map of how to get from Flagstaff to Santa Fe.
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  • Distance: 325.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 42 min

What companies run services between Flagstaff, AZ, USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA?

You can take a train from Flagstaff to Santa Fe via Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and Downtown Albuquerque in around 8 h 42 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Flagstaff to Santa Fe every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Flagstaff to Santa Fe via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Flagstaff to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
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 Flagstaff Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Santa Fe, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.com
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