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There are 4 ways to get from New Mexico to Needles by train, car, plane, shuttle or bus

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Train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Needles Amtrak Southwest Chief

$85 - $240

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Needles 533.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Albuquerque, shuttle, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Las Vegas (LAS) ABQ - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Kingman, AZ
  3. Take the train from Kingman Amtrak Station to Needles Amtrak

$184 - $444

Bus to El Paso, fly, shuttle, train  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
  2. Fly from El Paso (ELP) to Las Vegas (LAS) ELP - LAS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Kingman, AZ
  4. Take the train from Kingman Amtrak Station to Needles Amtrak

$178 - $598

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Mexico to Needles is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from New Mexico to Needles is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 7h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and arriving at Needles Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between New Mexico and Needles is 493 miles. The road distance is 533.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Mexico to Needles without a car is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs $85 - $240.

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The train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Needles Amtrak takes 9h 7m including transfers and departs once daily.

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New Mexico to Needles train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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The quickest flight from Albuquerque Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 31m.

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Needles is 1h behind New Mexico. It is currently 7:01 PM in New Mexico and 6:01 PM in Needles.

New Mexico to Needles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Needles Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from New Mexico to Needles.
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  • Distance: 492.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between New Mexico, USA and Needles, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albuquerque to Needles once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $240 and the journey takes 9h 7m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from El Paso to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $470
Flights from El Paso to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $470
Flights from El Paso to Las Vegas via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from El Paso to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from El Paso to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from Kingman Amtrak Station to Needles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Commuter Services Shuttle
Website
commuterservices.net
Shuttle from Las Vegas McCarran Airport, NV to Kingman, AZ
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$48 - $53
Schedules at
commuterservices.net
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal to Downtown El Paso
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us

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Yes, the driving distance between New Mexico to Needles is 534 miles. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from New Mexico to Needles.

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Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Needles. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Mexico to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 25m and costs $1.

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