Getting To Campus

By Road

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The physical address is: 
Fort Burgwin
6580 Highway 518
Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 

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SMU-in-Taos students near the Fort Burgwin campus sign with snow on the ground

By Air

Visitors have the option of flying into Albuquerque or Santa Fe and taking a shuttle to Taos. There are no direct commercial flights to Taos. For students, we do not recommend booking a flight until you have been approved for enrollment. Schedule a shuttle service before making your airline reservations.

  • Santa Fe Municipal Airport (2 hours from Taos)
    Non-stop daily flights from Dallas to Santa Fe through American Airline’s American Eagle service.
  • Taos Air
    Semi-private direct flight from Austin and Dallas. Be sure to check the website for flight schedules.
  • Taos Regional Airport Private and Charter Flights (575) 758-4995 
    The airport is located just a few miles north of the Town of Taos on Highway 64 towards the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge.

Shuttle Services

Flight plans should be arranged to coincide with shuttle pick-up times. For the most affordable price, ask about group rates. Please call your company of choice to make reservations and confirm all shuttle times.

  • Herrera School Bus - Start and End of Term Student Shuttle (Albuquerque & Santa Fe Airports) 
    • Call Martin Herrera (505) 270-1001
    • $60 per person for EACH way and $120 per person for roundtrip
    • Limited spots available - first come first serve reservation
    • Term Arrival Day: Pick up at 1 pm in Albuquerque Airport and 2:20 pm in Santa Fe Airport, arrive to campus at 4 pm 
    • Term Departure Day: Leave campus at 7 am, drop off at 8:45 am in Santa Fe Airport and 10:05 am in Albuquerque Airport
  • Taos Rides Call (575) 613-3256 Visit website at
  • Taos Limo Call (575)-741-6262 or visit . SUV, Luxury, Black Car service
  • Santa Fe Valet Visit website at
  • Star Limo (505-848-9999) Luxury vehicles with chauffeur. Curb to curb services to and from Albuquerque & Santa Fe Airports. Private reservations only. Group rates available.

Students drive in a convertible to SMU-in-Taos

Rental Car Services

Students who meet the age requirements have the option of renting a car in ABQ or SAF. Students may opt for the one-way drop-off and return the vehicle to a Taos rental office. Drop-off/pick-up services may be available between Taos car rental offices and the SMU-in-Taos campus during business hours (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm). For more information, call:

  • Taos Enterprise  (575) 758-5553: 1350 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
  • Taos Hertz (575) 751-3119: 5 Airport Way, Taos, NM 87571