About Santa Fe
Santa Fe is 7,000 feet above sea level. The nearby mountains are above 12,000 feet. The area is arid which along with the altitude will drain one’s energy. Drinking extra water is recommended. October’s temperatures will range between 67 as a high and 37 as a low. The weather can change quickly so bring layers of clothing. For additional information please see “Visiting Santa Fe” at http://santafe.org/Visiting_Santa_Fe/index.html .
Flying into Santa Fe
The Santa Fe Municipal Airport has commercial flights to Denver through Great Lakes Aviation. Additional airlines with commuter flights into Santa Fe include Mesa Air, America West, Pacific Air, and United. A shuttle runs from the airport to downtown Santa Fe, or Hertz and Avis have car rental agencies at the airport.
See also “Getting to and Around Santa Fe” at http://santafe.org/Visiting_Santa_Fe/Plan_Your_Trip/Getting_To_and_Around_Santa_Fe/index.html
Flying into Albuquerque
Many visitors to Santa Fe find it economical to fly into the Albuquerque International Sunport and take one of the shuttles to Santa Fe, or rent a car and drive. Numerous commercial airlines fly into Albuquerque: American, America West, Continental, Southwest, United, and others.
Shuttles between Albuquerque and Santa Fe
If you plan on using the shuttle service between Albuquerque and the Santa Fe hotels, make reservations before arriving in Albuquerque.
Sandia Shuttle Express: 1-888-775-5696
Round trip fare is $43.
Santa Fe Shuttle: 1-888-833-2300
Round trip fare is $38.
The Albuquerque Sunport has every car rental agency imagined. A car will be useful getting around Santa Fe. If you are staying at the Inn of the Governors, parking in their garage is complementary. For detailed car rental information visit the airport’s website.
Sites of Interest