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  •  4 h 43 min

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

$191 - $422

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Bus  •  27 h 48 min

  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  •  4 h 59 min

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

$147 - $419

Fly San Francisco to Santa Fe  •  6 h 30 min

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

$216 - $848

Fly Oakland to Roswell  •  7 h 10 min

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

$217 - $883

Fly Oakland to El Paso, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  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

Caltrain, bus, train  •  25 h 48 min

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

$160 - $407

Bus via El Monte, Ca  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to El Monte, CA Northern CA-Southern CA
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Albuquerque, Nm 1360 / ...

$153 - $275

Train  •  30 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$193 - $554

Drive  •  17 h 6 min

  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 17 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to New Mexico is to fly which costs $190 - $430 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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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 Rosemead / Fern and El Monte, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 46 min.

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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 Caltrain and bus and train which takes 25 h 48 min and costs $160 - $410.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min 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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The best way to get from San Francisco to New Mexico is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $190 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $280 and takes 27 h 46 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 30 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Albuquerque Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to New Mexico.
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  • Distance: 946.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from San Francisco to Albuquerque every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Albuquerque via El Monte, CA, Rosemead / Fern, El Monte Station - Lower Level, and El Monte, Ca in around 27 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oakland to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
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
9 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Santa Ana, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via San Diego, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Roswell via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Medford, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via San Diego, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Las Vegas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Fe via Eugene, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to El Paso via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to El Monte, CA
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
xedohoang.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 Monte, Ca to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210

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New Mexico is 1 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 11:10 AM in San Francisco and 12:10 PM in New Mexico.

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

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American Airlines 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 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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