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New Mexico Rail Runner

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Address: Albuquerque, NM 87102
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+1 866-795-7245

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Great day trip for all ages

We decided to do a round trip from Gaudaloupe Station in Santa Fe to the end of the system and back. Great way to see this part of New Mexico without having to drive. Friendly... read more

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to do a round trip from Gaudaloupe Station in Santa Fe to the end of the system and back. Great way to see this part of New Mexico without having to drive. Friendly conductor added to the enjoyment, as he commented on the sights we were passing. Kids can get up and move around, and tired adults get... More 

Thank GAIL W
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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179 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a relaxing ride from the center of Albuquerque up to Santa Fe and back. The main station in Santa Fe is just a few blocks from the historic Plaza. We got a senior citizen discount on the day pass we purchased online, so it was quite affordable. Though we didn't use buses, they were available at several of the... More 

Thank Howard C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a pleasant surprise to be able to take a free train from Santa Fe to Albuquerque. I know that they was a special during April. The train was quiet and clean. I haven't been on a train for many years and thoroughly enjoyed the ride. I understand that many people use the train to go from Albuquerque to Santa... More 

Thank yellowbirdVermont
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really enjoy taking the Rail Runner up to Santa Fe. It's relaxing and you really get to see some of the gorgeous scenery you can't see from I-25. It's a much do.

Thank Madeline M
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Be careful in purchasing a monthly pass from the Rail Runner App, twice my ticket expired before the actual expiring date. The first time it happened I let it go and decided not to go through the hassle of calling and trying to get it reactivated. The second time, it expired ten days early. I realized that my ticket was... More 

Thank 75EML
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week staying in Rio Rancho. With Rail Runner and Uber we had easy access to the whole area. Such a beautiful way to see a beautiful spot in the SW. We went to Santa Fe and we went to several different areas of ABQ from the rail runner.

Thank Sarah Z
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have ridden the Railrunner between Albuquerque and Santa Fe to visit S.F. Most trips I've taken my bike and they have convenient tie-downs on the train and bike lockers at some stations. If going to S.F. get off at the last station and it's ~1/2 mile walk to the square. Be sure to check the schedule on-line before planning... More 

1 Thank Calabacitas
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37 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really relaxing and meaningful way to see the country between the largest city in New Mexico and the capital. Santa Fe and surroundings is very art focused and emphasizes local production of food and works of art. This train trip is inexpensive and pretty fast. The train was perfectly on time and it is clean and comfortable for this trip.... More 

Thank Brian Carl J
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58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it is not a great distance to Santa Fe, if you want a day excursion from Albuquerque, it is a very pleasant, hassle free and very inexpensive way to make the trip. The Rail Runner is a modern, efficient, comfortable and clean rapid transit and far less expensive than driving the distance on your own. The countryside passes by... More 

Thank CBOsprey
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were thinking of hiring a car, but I wasn't 100% comfortable with driving on the "wrong" side of the road. The Rail Runner is an excellent option - and MUCH cheaper than hiring a car! It drops you a few blocks from the Santa Fe Plaza and there is a free shuttle waiting to take you straight to the... More 

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