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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Fe to El Paso, TX Greeley to El Paso
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal Gold / ...

$56 - $80

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Train, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
  2. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
  3. Take the bus from El Paso to Las Cruces, NM

$74 - $103

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Santa Fe to Las Cruces 285.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Santa Fe to El Paso, bus  •  7 h 41 min

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

$237 - $993

Shuttle to Albuquerque, fly to Silver City, drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
  2. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Silver City (SVC) ABQ - SVC
  3. Drive from Silver City to Las Cruces

$122 - $207

Shuttle to Albuquerque, fly to El Paso, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
  2. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to El Paso (ELP) ABQ - ELP
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to Mesilla Valley Transit Terminal

$193 - $838

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Santa Fe and Las Cruces is 239 miles. The road distance is 285.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 54 min and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Fe Airport to El Paso Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Fe to Las Cruces is 286 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Santa Fe to Las Cruces.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Las Cruces. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Fe to Santa Fe Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces.
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  • Distance: 239.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Santa Fe, NM, USA and Las Cruces, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Fe to Las Cruces via Santa Fe, El Paso, TX, and Downtown El Paso in around 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Silver City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Train operators
Rio Metro Regional Transit District
Phone
1-866-795-7245
Email
riometro@mrcog-nm.gov
Website
riometro.org
Train from Santa Fe Depot to Downtown Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Santa Fe to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to El Paso, TX
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
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
Sandia Shuttle Express
Website
sandiashuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM to Albuquerque International Airport, NM
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
sandiashuttle.com

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