How to Get to Taos Ski Valley

​Taos Maps and Transportation Options

You can fly direct to Taos from Dallas and Austin, or into Albuquerque or Santa Fe then shuttle to Taos or Taos Ski Valley. Coming from Albuquerque or Santa Fe, if you have time, enjoy the scenic High Road to Taos. Click TRIP INQUIRY to send an email direct to our Lodging Members to check availability for your trip.
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Air Transportation

Taos Air, non-stop jet service from Dallas Love Field and Austin-Bergstrom Intl. (NEW this year, service running Dec. - Mar.).  Free Taos airport shuttle service to Taos Si Valley included for guests of Taos Ski Valley!  
Taos Regional Airport—19 miles away; private and charter flights, no full commercial airlines at this time.

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

Albuquerque Airport—159 miles away; domestic & international flights
Airlines servicing Albuquerque & Denver:
Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United

Taos Ski Valley Airport Shuttle Service available from Santa Fe and Albuquerque airports.

Airport Shuttle to Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley Airport Shuttle

Taos Transportation provides daily year-round service to Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque airports. Convenient pick-up and drop-off locations allow you to meet your friends and family, hit the slopes and trails, or access lodging quickly and easily.
Call or email today to reserve your ride: 800-776-1111; email; or click here.

From Taos Ski Valley to Santa Fe & Albuquerque:
7:00am & 11:00am   >   Depart Taos Ski Valley
8:00am & 12:00pm   >   Depart Town of Taos

From Albuquerque & Santa Fe to Taos Ski Valley:
12:30pm & 3:30pm    >   Depart ABQ Sunport Airport
1:45pm & 4:45pm      >   Depart Santa Fe Airport

Shared Shuttle Rates
Locals with a vaild New Mexico billing address or license qualify for this discounted pricing.
One Way Rates
Taos Ski Valley to Albuquerque Airport   $85 one way
Town of Taos to Albuquerque Airport      $80 one way
Taos Ski Valley to Santa Fe Airport          $65 one way
Town of Taos to Santa Fe Airport             $60 one way
Round Trip Rates
Taos Ski Valley/Taos from & to ABQ Airport $160     
Taos Ski Valley/Taos from & to Santa Fe Airport $120
Taos Ski Valley/Taos from & to Albuquerque town $150
Taos Ski Valley/Taos from & to Santa Fe town $110
Free Shuttle to Taos Ski Valley

Local Bus Transportation

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 to the Taos Ski Valley. The District’s total service area encompasses more than 10,000 square miles of north central New Mexico. See the all the Routes Here.

Summer Buses to Taos Ski Valley
Service will be provided on three roundtrips Friday through Sunday and provide stops along Paseo del Pueblo beginning at Chamisa Rd and run though the Town, the Plaza and El Prado before turning onto NM 150 through Arroyo Seco, Valdez and to Taos Ski Valley.
Weekend Summer service will run through Sunday, August 2nd through September 30th. 
Download the 341 TSV Summer Schedule Here

Winter Buses to Taos Ski Valley
RTD/ Chile Line/ 341 TSV Green Route
Free Taos to Taos Ski Valley Operating December 16 - March 26
The buses are blue with RTD Chile Line logo and “TSV Green" above the windshield.

341 TSV Green provides fare-free service to the towns of:  Taos, Valdez, El Prado, Arroyo Seco, Taos Ski Valley
Download the 341 TSV Green Schedule Here.

RTD/ Chili Line/ 380 NIGHT RIDER
This is a free new service operating from 6:10 PM to 10:10 PM Friday and Saturdays through the Town of Taos, El Prado, Arroyo Seco, Valdez to the Taos Ski Valley. 
Download the 380 NIGHT RIDER Schedule Here.

Taos Ski Valley also provides a free Winter Arroyo Seco Dinner shuttle that departs daily from the Ski Valley at 5pm and 7pm, and returns at 7pm and 9pm. See the details Here.

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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.

Driving Options:

Rail Runner Express Train

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 train can be found here.

Car Rental

Enterprise also has cars for rent from Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos. (575) 758-5553

Car Pooling

Taos has partnered with Carpool World to provide you a fun, cheap and environmentally friendly way to get to the resort. Log onto, create a profile, and find new friends looking to share a ride!

Map of Scenic High Road to Taos

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.