How to Get to Taos Ski Valley

FLY/DRIVE/TRAIN/BUS & AREA MAPS


We can't wait to see you! Year-round you can fly into Albuquerque or Santa Fe then drive to Taos or Taos Ski Valley. If you live in Texas or California, you may want to skip the long drive and check out flying here directly via Taos Air! Driving through or from Albuquerque or Santa Fe?  Enjoy the scenic High Road to Taos (directions below). Click HELP ME PLAN MY TRIP to send an email direct to our Lodging Members to check availability for your stay.
Taos Air flight map

FLY to Taos (TSM/SKX)

Taos Air - Summer & Winter Service 2021

To get to Taos via aircraft, fly Taos Air - The Fastest, Easiest Route to the Rockies! Experience an executive flying experience with easy parking, ease of security, and best of all, no commercial airport crowds! 
 

Summer Service will be available to/from each destination two days each week starting July 1, 2021 through September 27, 2021.
Winter Service will be available to/from each destination 3 days a week starting December 16, 2021 through April 4, 2022. 
 

AUSTIN: Flights Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
CARLSBAD-SAN DIEGO: Flights Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
DALLAS: Flights Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
HAWTHORNE-LOS ANGELES: Flights Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Taos Air Ground Transportation
Shuttle to/from Taos Ski Valley: Taos Air offers complimentary ground transfers between the Taos Regional Airport and the resort. The shuttle can be reserved during the booking process by adding "Taos Ski Shuttle" during the customization step.
• Drop off & pick up is at The Blake hotel, Snakedance Condos and Edelweiss Lodge. Walking distance is Alpine Village Suites, Sierra Del Sol, Powderhorn, The Blake Residences, and Brownell Chalet.

Shuttle to/from Town of Taos: The NCRTD provides a free shuttle between the Taos Regional Airport and the Town of Taos. Call 866-206-0754 Option #2 to make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance. While in Taos, the NCRTD provides fared service throughout the town.


OTHER FLIGHT OPTIONS:

Santa Fe Airport (SAF) —100 miles away; domestic flights
Airlines servicing Santa Fe:
American Airlines from Dallas/Fort Worth and Phoenix; United to Denver International Airport.

Albuquerque Sunport (ABQ) —159 miles away; domestic & international flights
Airlines servicing Albuquerque:
Advanced Air, Alaska, Allegiant, American, Boutique Air, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United
 

GET HERE FROM THERE

Car Rental
Wheeler Peak Rent A Car
  Rental cars available at the Taos Regional Airport (575) 776-4904
Enterprise has cars for rent from Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos. (575) 758-5553

Private Charter Shuttle Services
Mountain View Shuttle  (575) 770-8759
Taos Rides shuttle service (575) 613-3256
Santa Fe Valet supplies private transportation for groups of any size throughout Northern New Mexico. (505) 424-2171

Free Shuttle to Taos Ski Valley
Local Bus Transportation (Bus to Taos Ski Valley ski season only)

The North Central Regional Transportation District (NCRTD) signature "RTD Blue Buses", provide fare-free service from many locations in Taos, El Prado and Arroyo Seco. The District’s total service area encompasses more than 10,000 square miles of north central New Mexico. See the all the Routes Here.
 

The free winter shuttle service to Taos Ski Valley is the TSV 341 GREEN route. Service starting December 18, 2021 and ending March 22, 2022.

Northern New Mexico Map

DrivE

Pack up your vehicle and come on up! 

Directions from Taos to Taos Ski Valley:
Travel north on US 64/Paseo Del Pueblo Norte until you reach the stoplight intersection of US 64/NM 522/NM 150. Turn right onto NM 150. Passing through the tiny town of Arroyo Seco, stay on NM 150, which takes you to the ski area parking lots.

From Santa Fe: Take The High Road!
Have a little extra time on your hands and yearning for majestic scenery? Take the High Road to Taos. This scenic byway winds through high desert, mountains, forests, small farms and tiny Hispanic villages established in the 1600s and 1700s. The lovely scenery has inspired many artists to set up gallery spaces. Stop along the way to enjoy historic churches, pottery and weaving studios. Access the route from the south on US 285/84 at Pojoaque. Turn right (east) onto NM 503 past Nambe and through Chimayo. At intersection of NM 76 turn right and pass through Truchas and Las Trampas to intersection NM 75. Turn right and pass through Penasco and Vadito to NM 518. Turn left (north) and proceed to Los Ranchos de Taos. At intersection NM 68, turn right into Taos.

Electric Vehicle Charging
Taos Ski Valley Resort has provided free electric vehicle charging at 116 Sutton Place, Taos Ski Valley, 87525. There are 6 stations with J-1772 plugs. (We've read reported gains of 6 - 10 miles in regenerative power from coming back down!)

RV Parking
Enjoy your home-on-wheels with Taos Ski Valley as your basecamp! Free RV Parking is available in the Gila Lot at Taos Ski Valley for up to seven days. Generator use is allowed but there are no hook-ups available.

 

TRAIN - Rail Runner Express

The Rail Runner, New Mexico's commuter rail, serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Bus shuttles are available from the Santa Fe Railyard District Station to the Town of Taos running Thursday through Sunday. Information on the Rail Runner Express can be found HERE.