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Getting To and Around Santa Fe

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Santa Fe is located in Northern New Mexico, an hour's drive north of Albuquerque, the state's largest city and major air gateway.

The Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) as the airport is officially known, is serviced by all of the major U.S. airlines. Flying into Albuquerque and renting a car is by far the most popular way of traveling around New Mexico. But not the only way. Train service provides access to New Mexico on a daily basis as does the bus.

The Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) is open to private aircraft and American Eagle, which offers two nonstop daily flights between Dallas and Santa Fe and one nonstop daily flight between Los Angeles and Santa Fe.


Shuttle service is available from the Albuquerque airport, the Santa Fe airport and the train station which is located in Lamy, New Mexico, about 20 miles from Santa Fe. The RailRunner Express offers train service between Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

Once in town, getting around is easy. Downtown Santa Fe and the surrounding historic districts are compact and most conveniently traveled on foot. For longer trips there is a local taxi service, a public transportation system, Santa Fe Trails, charter vans and limousine service. Rental cars can also be picked up in Santa Fe.

NM Rail Runner Express The New Mexico Rail Runner Express carries passengers in and out of Santa Fe between Albuquerque and points south.

Railrunner countrySee Maps of the Rail Runner route to Santa Fe.

View the Santa Fe Pickup Schedule

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: 1.866.795.RAIL.

Shuttle Service The following shuttle service companies provide transportation between Santa Fe and Albuquerque and Santa Fe and Taos:

Santa Fe Municipal Airport The Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF), at the southwest corner of the city, handles all types of private aircraft. American Eagle offers two nonstop daily flights between Santa Fe and Dallas and one nonstop daily flight between Santa Fe and Los Angeles.
Car Rental in Santa Fe
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Downtown Parking
Metered parking spots in downtown Santa Fe cost $1.00 an hour and are in operation from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, excluding major holidays. For your convenience, all city parking garages accept credit card payments. For additional information on public parking, including lot and garage locations, click here for a PDF of the city's Parking Locations.

Bikeways and Trails Santa Fe is rated One of America's Top Mountain Bike Towns by USA Today and a Top Ten Mountain Biking Destination in North America by Singletracks.com. And with good reason. The surrounding mountains and public lands hold an endless variety of trail options with terrain for every skill level making Santa Fe a perfect stepping off point for cycling adventure.

In addition, bicycle paths and trails for all types of riders are located in and around the city. Download our Santa Fe City Trail Map. For a PDF of riding tips, resources and other helpful information, click here.

Train Service The New Mexico Rail Runner Express offers commuter train service between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Visit the New Mexico Rail Runner Express website for schedule and rate information.

Amtrak's Southwest Chief trains - eastbound from Los Angeles and westbound from Chicago - meet each afternoon at Lamy, New Mexico. Call the Lamy Shuttle at 505-982-8829 to arrange transportation to or from downtown Santa Fe (18 miles), a reservation is required. Parties of 1-2 people please reserve at least 24 hours in advance. Larger parties should reserve at least one week in advance.
Bus Service
Taxi Service Taxi service is available from Capital City Cab, (505) 438-0000.
ADA Travel Info Here's some helpful contacts for information about ADA Travel in Santa Fe, as well as pdfs of Santa Fe's Paratransit Program Handbook (in English and Spanish) and Application.

Joseph Lujan, ADA Coordinator, City of Santa Fe
(505) 955-4021

Dee Martinez, ADA Coordinator, State of New Mexico
(505) 476-0419

NM Governor's Commission on Disability
(877) 696-1470 or (505) 476-0412 phone/TTY

Del Norte Pharmacy & Home Medical - Rents oxygen concentrator
1691 Galisteo St #A, Santa Fe, NM
(505) 988-9797
(800) 434-1202

Lincare — Rents oxygen tanks, wheelchairs, walkers, & beds
712 W San Mateo Rd, Santa Fe, NM
(505) 992-8286

Preferred Home Care — Rents wheelchairs, walkers & oxygen tanks
1601 St. Michael's Dr, Santa Fe, NM
(505) 992-1259
(888) 492-5442

Wheelchair Getaways of New Mexico — Accessible Van Rentals/Sales
PO Box 93501, Albuquerque, NM
(505) 247-2626
(800) 408-2626
wgrampvannm@aol.com

Click here for a downloadable pdf of Santa Fe Ride's Paratransit Program Handbook.

Click here for a downloadable pdf of Manual del Plan Para TrĂ¡nsito de Santa Fe Ride.

Click here for a downloadable pdf of Santa Fe Ride's Paratransit Program Application.


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