Flying to Santa Fe Directly
**Advanced ground transportation reservations are essential. Be sure to make arrangements prior to your arrival.**
There are an increasing number of airlines flying directly into Santa Fe each day. Here is the current list:
Reservations: (800) 433-7300
American offers non-stop daily flights to Santa Fe from Dallas/Ft. Worth and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
*Beginning June 5, 2021, American Airlines will begin new, non-stop weekly service on Saturdays from/to Los Angeles (LAX).*
Reservations: (800) 864-8331
United offers non-stop daily flights to Santa Fe from Denver.
Learn more at Fly Santa Fe.
Santa Fe Regional Airport
The Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF), is open to private aircraft and a few airlines. It is located at the southwest corner of the city, and handles all types of private aircraft.
Airport Information Line (505) 955-2908
Airport Manager (505) 955-2900
Note: Advanced transportation reservations are essential.
New Mexico Black Car provides reliable, on-demand taxi service in Santa Fe for all SAF arrivals and departures. Advanced reservations may also be made on the website or by calling (505) 316-1100.
RoadRunneR Shuttle & Charter is located in the main terminal and provides transportation service for all SAF arrivals and departures. RoadRunneR offers shared ride shuttle and private ride transportation service - Reservations are required - (505) 424-3367.
Avis (505) 471-5892 or (800) 331-1212, Hertz (505) 471-7189
Advanced reservations for pick-up at the Santa Fe Regional Airport are required. There are a number of other car rental companies located throughout the city.
Jet Center at Santa Fe (505) 780-4455
Flying to the Albuquerque Sunport
Shuttle Service to Santa Fe
The following shuttle service companies provide transportation between Santa Fe and Albuquerque and Santa Fe and Taos:
Groome Transportation (formerly Sandia Shuttle) - 30 trips daily to fit your travel schedule. Pick-up and drop-off at all Hotels, Motels, B&B s, Colleges and other locations.
RoadRunneR Shuttle & Charter provides general shuttle service (limited availability based on reservations) and private ride service (available 24 hours daily) - Reservation Required for both shuttle and private ride service from or to ABQ.- (505)424-3367
Taos Express - Makes limited stops in Santa Fe - see their schedule. (505) 629-4725 or toll free (866)206-0754
NM Rail Runner Express - TRAIN
The New Mexico Rail Runner Express carries passengers in and out of Santa Fe between Albuquerque and points south. There is no direct train from the Sunport. You must take a shuttle or taxi to the Albuquerque Train Station and catch the train north from there. See Maps of the Rail Runner route to Santa Fe. View the Schedule and Current Fare Structure, and visit the New Mexico Rail Runner Express website for details. For more information, you may also call: (866) 795-RAIL.
Car Rental at ABQ Sunport
There are numerous options for rental cars out of the Albuquerque Sunport including:
Advantage Rent A Car (800) 777-5500
Alamo Rent a Car at (800) GO-ALAMO (800) 462-5266
Avis Auto Rental (800) 331-1212
Budget Rent A Car of NM (800) 527-0700
Dollar Rent A Car (800) 800-4000
Enterprise Rent A Car (800) 736-8222
Hertz Corporation (800) 654-3131
National Rent A Car (800) CAR-RENT
PaylessCar (800) PAYLESS
Thrifty Car Rental (800) 847-4389
Driving to Santa Fe
Santa Fe is located in north central New Mexico in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (the southern most section of the Rocky Mountains) at an altitude of 7,000 feet. Ten major air carriers have regularly scheduled flights into the Albuquerque International Airport, a one hour drive from Santa Fe.
|To Santa Fe From||Miles||Kilometers||Drive Time (hrs)||Fly Time (hrs)|
|Atlanta, GA||1409||2267||24||3 & 1/2|
|Colorado Springs, CO||323||520||5 & 1/2||1|
|Dallas, TX||631||1015||11||1 & 1/2|
|Denver, CO||389||626||6 & 1/2||1|
|Los Angeles, CA||863||1389||14||2|
|Lubbock, TX||307||494||5 & 1/2||1|
|New York, NY||2005||3226||34||6 & 1/2|
|Oklahoma City, OK||528||850||9||3 & 1/2|
|San Diego, CA||877||1411||15||2|
|San Francisco, CA||1160||1866||19||3|
To enhance your drive, consider purchasing New Mexico Culture Passes. At a cost of ＄30, the CulturePass invites you to visit each of the 15 state museums and monuments once during a 12-month period. Purchase here.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief trains - eastbound from Los Angeles and westbound from Chicago - meet each afternoon at Lamy, New Mexico. Call the RoadRunneR Shuttle & Charter - Amtrak Connection at 505-424-3367 to arrange transportation to or from downtown Santa Fe or any New Mexico destination, a reservation is recommended.
Click here for a list of helpful resources to make your trip to Santa Fe an enjoyable experience.