Shuttle service will run October 5-13, 2024.

Shuttle service from Santa Fe to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta departs from several locations each day through the fiesta. The cost is approximately $55 per person (+ processing fee) for a round-trip ticket. The final cost and processing fee are TBD. The purchase of this shuttle ticket does not include access to Balloon Fiesta Park. Please check back for more details and to purchase your shuttle ticket.

DEPARTURE pickup to Balloon Fiesta Park: A shuttle will be available each morning session of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. 

Shuttle departs promptly at 4:30 am: Eldorado Hotel, 309 W. San Francisco Street (4 pm for select evening events). Arrive early for a prompt departure.

  • Servicing the Eldorado Hotel and nearby lodging partners, including Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza, Hotel Santa Fe, and Las Palomas

Shuttle departs promptly at 4:45 am: La Fonda on the Plaza, 100 E. San Francisco Street (4:15 pm for select evening events). Arrive early for a prompt departure.

  • Servicing La Fonda on the Plaza and nearby lodging partners, including Inn & Spa at Loretto, Hotel Chimayo, Inn of the Anasazi, Hotel St. Francis, Inn of the Governors, The Inn of the Five Graces, Drury Plaza Hotel, and La Posada

Shuttle departs promptly at 5:10 am: The Courtyard Marriott, 3347 Cerrillos Road (4:45 pm for select evening events). Arrive early for a prompt departure.

  • Servicing the south side and all Cerrillos Road hotels

Print your tickets for the driver or have available on your smart phone. Keep your ticket as you'll show it again for return trip to Santa Fe.

NEW FOR 2024: There will be two (2) evening shuttles for the Glowdeo events that will leave around 4 pm and return in the evening. Those shuttles will be available on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11. Check back for more details.

RETURN pickup to Santa Fe:

Shuttle departs promptly is 9:30 am at the same location as drop off. (Public Transit Area Drop off on the SE corner of the Balloon Park). Arrive early for a prompt departure.

Return shuttle service will arrive back in Santa Fe between approximately 10:30-11 am, dropping off in the reverse order of pick up, starting with the Courtyard by Marriott and ending at the Eldorado Hotel.