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New Mexico Rail Runner

Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 866-795-7245
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Relaxing way to enjoy the Scenery to Santa Fe

I tried the Rail Runner. First off, I love the name as it reminds me of the road runner bird... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Excellent way to get to Santa Fe from Albuquerque

The train has a senior price, is clean and on time. Takes about 45" if a fast train, but even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Somerville, Massachusetts
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Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 866-795-7245
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried the Rail Runner. First off, I love the name as it reminds me of the road runner bird. Second, the scenic view is nice. Third, the train is spacious, and comfortable. So you are actually enjoying the panorama as you are taken from...More

Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train has a senior price, is clean and on time. Takes about 45" if a fast train, but even locals are not bad.

Thank Tophinnie
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We needed to go to Santa Fe and the Rail Runner was suggested. The cost astounded us. For seniors the price one-way was $4. It's a lovely scenic route.

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take the train to Santa Fe from Albuquerque and relax , enjoy the view. Time flies by as you chill out while riding the rail, exiting at one of many stops along the way. I go all the way to the last stop in Santa...More

Thank Penjole
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It's a shame the schedule has so few trips. This is an extremely economical and convenient means of travel between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The views are spectacular but the backdrop is the highlight and distant with the foreground is typical railside fare.

Thank Kazz1810
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The Rail Runner is a commuter train that runs approximately 100 miles between Belen and Santa Fe and serves Albuquerque as well as a number of intermediate points. The trains are modern and clean and run on time. If you are staying in either Albuquerque...More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Day two in New Mexico we did our hot air balloon ride and then took a drive up through Santa Fe to Bandelier National Monument (excellent trip). But it left me hesitant to make the drive back up I-25 to Santa Fe the next day....More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our trip was fun and inexpensive especially when compared to driving! No traffic accidents on the Interstate to wait in or having to drive two cars because we all wouldn't fit in one car! We sat facing each other on both sides of the train...More

Thank Knabstruper
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It is great to plan a day in Santa Fe and get there via the Rail Runner. We get off at the south capitol station and head to Maria's for a margarita and then make the walk up to the Santa Fe Farmer's market and...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a great way to travel to Santa Fe from Albuquerque. My brother and sister in law use this as a way to go to lunch in Santa Fe. Sure, they could drive. But this makes it a fun adventure. They head up and...More

1  Thank Rita B
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Jnett M
8 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