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Travel Information

Our Campus

The campus is in the heart of the middle Rio Grande Valley, located near the historic village of Tomé, 20 miles south of the Albuquerque airport. The capital city of Santa Fe is 80 miles north of the campus on Interstate 25. The Rail Runner commuter train originates near the campus, with stations in both nearby towns of Belen and Los Lunas, and provides transportation to Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

Airport

Albuquerque Sunport  505.244.7700  airport code: ABQ

The airport is located about 35 min north of campus. There are many hotels located near the airport, but transportation from those hotels to the campus will be expensive (about $40 with Uber/Lyft) or take a long time (shuttles and train).

Hotels

Isleta Resort and Casino  877.475.3827

The Isleta Resort and Casino is located 7 miles south of the Albuquerque Sunport. Complimentary transportation is provided between the hotel and the airport and the Rail Runner train station.

There are seven restaurants located at the Isleta Resort and Casino.

Transportation between the Isleta Resort and the UNM-Valencia campus is being organized. If no shuttle is available, it will require a car or an Uber/Lyft (about $20).

*Please note that you must make your reservations for the Isleta Resort and Casino by September 15. After that date, they will release unreserved rooms in our block back to the general public.

Days Inn  800.407.9832

The Days Inn is located in Los Lunas, near campus. A shuttle will be provided from the airport Thursday night with return trips organized for Saturday night and Sunday morning.

There is a free continental breakfast every morning and several restaurants are located within walking distance.

Transportation between the Days Inn and the UNM-Valencia campus is being organized. If no shuttle is available, it will require a car or an Uber/Lyft (about $10).