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New Mexico Rail Runner

Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 866-795-7245
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A day trip to Santa Fe.

Our hotel had a shuttle that would take us to a number of places, one of which was the Rail Runner... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ormond Beach, Florida
Mostly a commuter train

I've always enjoyed the ability to hop on the train to visit Santa Fe, or downtown Albuquerque... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 866-795-7245
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our hotel had a shuttle that would take us to a number of places, one of which was the Rail Runner. So, we did a day trip to Santa Fe and they just happened to be having a festival that day. It was great.

Thank randelee2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always enjoyed the ability to hop on the train to visit Santa Fe, or downtown Albuquerque. The only difficulty is having to plan your trip since the times are more conducive to employees- bulk of service offered 6-8am and 4-6pm. Their website is pretty...More

Thank G_S_MommyNewMexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family from Abq to Santa Fe via the Rail Runner. It's very convenient to jump on (near Paseo Del Norte and 2nd and take to Santa Fe (get off at the Santa Fe Depot - just steps from the Plaza). It was great...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved when NM invested in this train! It is so much fun on weekends to take to Santa Fe or ABQ for a change of scenery. The train doesn't go to the airport but there is a convenient free shuttle that can take you...More

Thank janawilson2017
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My husband and I had never been on a train like this. Decided to take it up to Santa Fe to spend the day. They have a quiet car if you prefer to have less noise. We found that we could see a lot more...More

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We tried it for a day trip to Santa Fe. We will use it again as it is less expensive than paying for parking in Santa Fe and fun traveling through areas we have not seen west of I-25.

Thank gabrielemW9880GH
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Railrunner is a great bargain and an enjoyable way to travel to Sante Fe. I recommend the top floor for wonderful views. On the East side you'll see the mountains, on the West side of the train you'll get some views of the Pueblos....More

Thank 1,940,924
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My daughter and I took the train from Albuquerque to Santa Fe for the day. It stops in about 6-7 smaller towns before reaching Sta Fe, which is the last stop. It costs some $8, per person round trip. Students and kids pay less. This...More

2  Thank FranCarrollton
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I bought a 1-day Pass online for just $9 that included unlimited rides of Rail Runner trains between Albuquerque Downtown and Santa Fe Depot and all the routes of ABQ RIDE buses, for a day trip from ABQ to Santa Fe. It was a right...More

1  Thank jollybegood
Reviewed 31 July 2017

It was good to take Rail Runner and cover distance till Santa Fe in approx 2 hours. Timely and efficient mode of public transportation

1  Thank Anurag P
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Jnett M
7 February 2017|
Response from Hoben01 | Reviewed this property |
there was a movie theatre right across from the station. since its located in downtown you can walk to bars
Gerlieve T
28 September 2016|
Response from Hoben01 |
It's a commuter rail centered around morning and evening runs. The depot is located in downtown Albuquerque as part of the transit center Tickets are dependent on length of ride for ride to Santa Fe it's $9 one way, suggest... More
Ron K
21 November 2015|
Response from Hoben01 | Reviewed this property |
You buy tickets on the train or you can buy them online and use a smartphone to show the qr code. They accept credit cards no Amex or cash. Trouble is its limited service in early morning and evenng