Getting Here

GETTING TO TAOS SKI VALLEY

There are lots of ways to get here, but many find it difficult to leave. Distance travelers can choose to fly into Santa Fe and drive 1 hour, 15 minutes to Taos Ski Valley; or fly into Albuquerque with a drive time of 2 hours, 15 minutes. Many major airlines service each airport. During the winter season, a daily shuttle runs between the airports and the slopes. Reservations are required; call our Central Reservations department at 800-776-1111 for more information.

Lost? Call us at 575-776-2291 for directions!


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

DIRECTIONS FROM THE TOWN OF TAOS TO TAOS SKI VALLEY

  • Travel north on US-64 W/Paseo Del Pueblo Norte
  • Continue north 4 miles until you reach a stoplight. Turn right at the stoplight onto NM-150 N
  • In the Town of Arroyo Seco, stay left to remain on NM-150 N (4.8 miles)
  • After the straightaway, turn right at the dead end to stay on NM-150 N (1.1 miles)
  • NM-150 N will become the Taos Ski Valley parking lot (8.7 miles)


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  • FROM ALBUQUERQUE TO TAOS:
    Getting HereI-25 to Santa Fe; exit on 599 north to by-pass Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos.
     
  • FROM ARIZONA TO TAOS:
    I-40 to Albuquerque; I-25 to Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos.
     
  • FROM BRECKENRIDGE TO TAOS:
    Hwy. 9 to Fairplay; Hwy. 285 and Hwy. 17 to Alamosa; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
     
  • FROM CRESTED BUTTE TO TAOS:
    Hwy. 135 to Gunnison; Hwy. 50 to Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 17 to Alamosa; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
     
  • FROM DENVER TO TAOS:
    I-25 to Colorado Springs to Walsenburg; Hwy. 160 to Fort Garland; Hwy. 159 and Hwy. 522 to Taos
     
  • FROM DURANGO TO TAOS:
    Hwy. 160 to Pagosa Springs; Hwy. 84 to Chama; Hwy. 17 to Antonito; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
     
  • FROM VAIL TO TAOS:
    I-70 to Copper Mountain; Hwy. 91 to Leadville; Hwy. 24 and Hwy. 17 to Alamosa; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
     
  • FROM WEST TEXAS TO TAOS:
    I-40 to Clines Corners; Hwy. 285 to I-25 to Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos.

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CHILE LINE SHUTTLE

The Chile Line shuttle offers public transportation between the Town of Taos and Taos Ski Valley. Bus fare is $1 each way, or $2 round trip. Weekly and Monthly passes are available at Town Hall in the town of Taos, or from the Season Pass office in Taos Ski Valley.

Click here to view 2013-2014 Chile Line Schedule and pickup locations.


AIR TRAVEL

  • Airlines servicing Albuquerque, Denver and Colorado Springs:
    America West, American, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Great Lakes, Mesa Air, Northwest Reno Air, Southwest (Albuquerque only), United, US Air, Western Pacific (Colorado Springs only)
  • American Airlines Now Offering Daily Nonstop Flights From Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Los Angeles, CA to Santa Fe, NM
  • Taos Municipal Airport-5800-foot runway, 75-foot width, 7094-foot elevation, U-122.8, AWOS 132.975, RCO 122.25, FPO 129.975, 100LL, Jet-a hanger available.
    575-758-4500 and 575-737-0505

AIRPORT SHUTTLE

  • Brand new this year, Taos Ski Valley, Inc. will be operating a daily shuttle to and from the Albuquerque Sunport.
  • Reservations are required
  • Guests must make reservations 48 hrs in advance.
  • Guests need to inform us of # of bags, skis, boards, etc.
  • 2 bags per person, including skis/boards.
  • Child seats are not provided.
  • No Pets.
  • Albuquerque drop off time: 11:00am
  • Albuquerque pick up: 3:30pm
 

ONE WAY

ROUND TRIP

GROUP RATE
(10 PEOPLE OR MORE)

ALBUQUERQUE TO TAOS SKI VALLEY

$50 $85 $70

TAOS SKI VALLEY TO ALBUQUERQUE

$50 $85 $70

SANTA FE TO TAOS SKI VALLEY

$40 $65 $55

TAOS SKI VALLEY TO SANTA FE

$40 $65 $55

TAOS AIRPORT TO TAOS SKI VALLEY

$20

$35

$30

TAOS SKI VALLEY TO TAOS AIRPORT

$20

$35

$30

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 1-800-776-1111.


RAIL RUNNER
Come visit by train!

  • New Mexico's brand new commuter rail. Frequent trains running from Albuquerque to Santa Fe
  • Bus shuttles available from the Santa Fe Railyard District Station to the Town of Taos running Thursday through Sunday.
  • Information on the Rail Runner can be found here.
  • Information on the Taos Express bus shuttle can be found here

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