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There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco to New Mexico by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Oakland to Albuquerque  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Albuquerque (ABQ) OAK - ABQ

$191 - $422

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Bus  •  28h 30m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Albuquerque, Nm 1360 / ...

$122 - $311

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Fly San Francisco to Albuquerque  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SFO - ABQ

$147 - $419

Fly San Francisco to Santa Fe  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Fe (SAF) SFO - SAF

$216 - $848

Fly Oakland to Roswell  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Roswell (ROW) OAK - ROW

$217 - $883

Fly Oakland to El Paso, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to El Paso (ELP) OAK - ELP
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$225 - $366

Bus, train  •  25h 15m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown FlixBus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$134 - $375

Bus, train via Los Angeles, CA  •  25h 51m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$154 - $399

Caltrain, train  •  30h 48m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center

$195 - $542

Drive  •  17h 6m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Albuquerque 1091.2 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to New Mexico is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to New Mexico is to fly which costs $190 - $430 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to New Mexico. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Albuquerque, Nm via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from San Francisco to New Mexico. However, there are services departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center via San Jose Diridon Station and Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 48m.

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The distance between San Francisco and New Mexico is 947 miles. The road distance is 1091.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to New Mexico without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 15m and costs $130 - $380.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from San Francisco to New Mexico, including transfers.

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San Francisco to New Mexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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San Francisco to New Mexico train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from San Francisco Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to New Mexico is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs $190 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 28h 30m, you could also Caltrain and train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 30h 48m.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to New Mexico.
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  • Distance: 946.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Albuquerque hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles, Ca in around 28h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Burbank, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Portland, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Medford, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Redmond, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Indio/Palm Springs, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Bozeman, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Reno, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Jackson, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Los Angeles Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to LA Downtown
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Albuquerque Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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San Francisco to New Mexico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albuquerque, Nm station.

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New Mexico is 1h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 1:48 AM in San Francisco and 2:48 AM in New Mexico.

San Francisco to New Mexico train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to New Mexico is 1091 miles. It takes approximately 17h 6m to drive from San Francisco to New Mexico.

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Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oakland Airport to Albuquerque Airport.

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Book your San Francisco to New Mexico bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are one+ hotels available in New Mexico. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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