There are 5 ways to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from South Capitol to Downtown Albuquerque New Mexico Rail Runner
  2. Take the bus from Albuquerque, NM to Las Cruces, NM

$39 - $56

4 alternative options

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 8 min

  1. Fly from Santa Fe (SAF) to El Paso (ELP) SAF - ELP
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$247 - $1,019

Fly Albuquerque to Silver City, drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Silver City (SVC) ABQ - SVC
  2. Drive from Silver City to Las Cruces

$122 - $207

Fly Albuquerque to El Paso, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to El Paso (ELP) ABQ - ELP
  2. Take the bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM

$203 - $864

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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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Santa Fe to Las Cruces, including transfers.

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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 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Santa Fe to Las Cruces. However, you can take the train to Downtown Albuquerque, take the walk to A.T.C. , take the line 7 bus to Candelaria @ Pan American South Frontage, take the walk to Albuquerque, NM, then take the bus to Las Cruces, NM. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Las Cruces.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Fe to El Paso via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 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 South Capitol to Downtown Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
riometro.org
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Albuquerque, NM to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Book at
ims.eplalimo.com
Bus from El Paso, TX to Las Cruces, NM
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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