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Transportation and Directions

UNM Campus Map see map for building numbers
[Math Dept = # 81, Dane Smith Hall = #48, Student Union Building = #60, Education Building = #67]

Driving Directions to Hiway House:

  • Coming from I25 exit East on Central, you will pass by the University (on your left), keep going, cross Girard Ave., you are now on the Nob Hill Area. The Hiway House will be on your right, you can't miss it!
  • Coming from the airport: Head North on Yale until it ends on Central.
    Turn East (right) on Central, on your left is the university, keep
    going, cross Girard Ave., you are now on the Nob Hill Area. The Hiway
    House will be on your right, you can't miss it!
  • You can call the Hiway House at (505) 268-3971 and make arrangements with the owners for transportation from/to the Sunport to the Hiway House.

Traveling to Albuquerque by car: Albuquerque is served by two major interstates, I25 (North-South) and I40 (East-West). The Martin Luther King exit 1 mile south of the I25-I40 interchange allows access to the Doubletree Hotel (go approx 1 mile west to downtown - hotel is on right between 2nd and 3rd streets) and UNM (go east to University Blvd, enter campus, turn right on Redondo Rd and follow it to visitor parking or residence halls).

Albuquerque Sunport (i.e. Airport) Carriers : Albuquerque is served by many of the major commercial carriers and several commuter airlines. The Sunport is located two (2) miles south of UNM. Driving time to either location is approximately 10 minutes.

Driving Directions from Sunport to UNM : Take Yale Blvd exit north until you dead-end at Central Ave. Cross Central Ave. to enter campus.

Transporation from/to the Sunport : Shuttle and taxi service available after all flights outside at baggage claim level. 24/7 service available from Airport Shuttle (505-765-1234; typical charge USD 16.00) and Albuquerque Cab (505-883-4888, typical charge USD 15.00). Sunport provides a shuttle to Rental Car Center. Plaza Inn provides a shuttle service.

Getting around Albuquerque is easiest by car, but the city has regular bus service along Central Ave from downtown to UNM for participants who wish to stay downtown. Taxi service is available but best arranged beforehand. There are Rapid Ride busses which go from downtown to the University along Central Avenue which are fast and inexpensive.
See the Rapid Ride link above.

Parking at UNM

Daily parking is available at the visitor's parking structure, located on the NW corner of the intersection of Redondo Rd. and Stanford Dr.

Enter Campus from Central Ave. either at Stanford Dr. or at Yale Blvd. and turn right at Redondo Rd. It costs $10 a day, depending on events. Cheaper Private Parking is available on Cornell Ave, between Central and Silver; on Silver between Cornell and Stanford; and on Yale Blvd between Central and Lead.

Prices range from $2.00 to $3.00 depending how close you are to campus (never more than 3 blocks). You should bring change and pay in the machines or pigeon holes that are available in the parking lot.

UNM Campus Parking Information