Getting Here & Transportation

FLY | DRIVE | BUS | TRAIN | 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 directly via JSX! Driving through or from Albuquerque or Santa Fe? Enjoy the scenic High Road to Taos (directions below). We can help you Find Lodging or Ask a Local.

FLY TO TAOS

(TSM/SKX) JSX

Taos Air operated by JSX

To get to Taos (TSM) via aircraft, fly JSX – 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!

2024 Summer Service: June 28 – September 29, 2024 (DENVER & DALLAS ONLY)
2024/25 Winter Service: TBA

TEXAS: Austin (EDC) & Dallas (DAL)
CALIFORNIA: Carlsbad (CLD) & Burbank/Los Angeles (BUR)

TAOS Ground Transportation

Shuttle to/from Taos Ski Valley: TAOS 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.

  • In addition to scheduled route stops at The Blake and the Cid’s turn-out, Airport shuttles will add drop-offs at the Rio Hondo Learning Center and the Powderhorn when requested by shuttle passengers
  • Airport shuttles cannot offer pick-ups at same place back down to the airport – so passengers will have to make their way to The Blake or Cid’s Mountain Market, or arrange other transportation

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 fare-free 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

Car Rental

Wheeler Peak Rent A Car

Rental cars available at the Taos Regional Airport (575) 776-4904

Enterprise

Cars for rent from Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos. (575) 758-5553

Private Charter Shuttle Services

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

Taos Limo Luxury Black Car Service serving Northern New Mexico (575)741-6262

Northern NM Taxi Service transportation and chauffeuring services around Northern New Mexico.

New Mexico Black Car Service airport shuttle and taxi service (505) 316-1100

Taos has Uber & Lyft drivers too.

BUS
Local Bus TransportationThe blue bus shuttle leaving a stop for Taos Ski Valley

The FREE winter shuttle service to Taos Ski Valley is the TSV 341 GREEN route. Service dates for the 2023/24 season are February 29-March 24, 2024.

The North Central Regional Transportation District‘s (NCRTD) signature “RTD Blue Bus”, provides 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.

DRIVE

Pack up your vehicle and come on up!

From Taos: 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 north of Santa Fe on US 285/84 at Pojoaque. Turn right (east) onto NM 503 past Nambe and through Chimayo. At the intersection of NM 76 turn right through to Truchas and turn left at the intersection for NM 75. 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 electric vehicle charging at 116 Sutton Place, Taos Ski Valley, 87525

There are 18 stations with J-1772 plugs in the main parking lot and an additional 2 charging stations at The Blake. (We’ve read reported gains of 6 – 10 miles in regenerative power from coming back down!). Charging rate is $3 per hour.

RV Parking & Day Parking

Enjoy your home-on-wheels with Taos Ski Valley as your basecamp! RV Parking is available in the Gila Lot at Taos Ski Valley for up to seven days. See our RV Parking page for information and reservations.

For information on day parking, check out our Parking page.

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. Find information on the Rail Runner Express.

MAPS

Village of Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley Hiking Trails

Taos Ski Valley Ski Trails

Town of Taos

High Road to Taos

Enchanted Circle

 

 

Location

JSX

JSX

JSX airline is a hop-on public charter jet service that’s faster on the ground and more comfortable in the air. Flying JSX airline allows you to travel between private terminals on roomy 30-seat jets. No lines, no crowds, no hassles. This is flying redesigned.

Booking is as simple as choosing…

RV & Camper Parking

RV & Camper Parking

2024 Summer information to be announced. 

Designated parking for overnight stays Summer of 2023 are in the Bear lot. RVs, campers, trailers, camper vans, tents, and any overnight camping guests are asked to reserve their spot in advance. Campsites are limited. You are not guaranteed a site without an advance…

Parking at Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley has plenty of free parking. In the summer, follow the large wayfinding signs to Guest Parking. The Taos Ski Valley Chamber visitor information is located at the upper level parking lot. We have handicapped parking and electric charging stations available.

There are 18 stations with J-1772…

North Central Regional Transit District

North Central Regional Transit District

The North Central Regional Transit District began service in 2007. It provides free bus service and premium fare-based bus transit throughout the counties of north central New Mexico including Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos. Further expanding its reach, the signature RTD Blue Buses provide riders with connections…