BALLOON FIESTA SHUTTLE SERVICE
Shuttle service will run October 7-15, 2023.
Shuttle service from Santa Fe to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta departs from several locations each day through the fiesta. The cost is $55 per person (+ processing fee) for a round-trip ticket.
Click here to purchase your round-trip shuttle ticket. (The purchase of this shuttle ticket does not include access into the Balloon Fiesta Park.)
Click here to purchase your separate Balloon Fiesta ticket.
Space is limited and tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. Should morning sessions be cancelled due to weather, shuttle tickets will not be refunded.
DEPARTURE pickup to Balloon Fiesta Park:
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.
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.