Different Ways to Get Around Santa Fe
You may not be aware of how easy it is to get to Santa Fe and get around the city. With new direct flights from Phoenix, it has become much easier to get to the city. However, getting around the city doesn’t have to be done in just a car, either. Here are a few of the different ways you can get around Santa Fe.
The Santa Fe Pickup Shuttle
This is a free shuttle service that starts and ends in front of the former New Mexico Film Museum (the Jean Cocteau Cinema) on Montezuma Avenue and runs counter-clockwise with various stops around downtown. View routes & schedule here.
Santa Fe Trails
The bus service in Santa Fe offers a safe and efficient way to get around. It won’t cost nearly as much as using a cab and services run every 15 minutes. You can commute to work from many areas of the city, get to special events, enjoy attractions and so much more. In fact, some use the bus system for transportation and don’t have to own a car. View routes & schedules here.
Lyft and Uber
The new alternative to taking a cab, Lyft and Uber are both offered in Santa Fe, NM. You can easily book and pay for your ride directly from your smartphone with one of these two apps. Often, this is a less expensive and faster option compared to a taxi.
Whether you own your own bicycle or you rent from a spot like Mellow Velo, you can get around Santa Fe by bike. The city have plenty of bike paths and bike lanes making it rather friendly for those looking to use this very eco-friendly option. You can even choose the Eco Motive Bikes, which are electric bikes. They can be rented near the Santa Fe Railyard area and you can get around a bit faster without as much work. View biking trails within city limits here.
Santa Fe is considered one of the most walkable cities in the country. Click here for a map of walking paths and routes to and from some popular destinations.
Of course, you can also use a car of your own to get around the city. However, if you prefer not to have your own vehicle, there are other ways to get around Santa Fe.