The Mother Road Hostel is located just a few blocks west of the Alvarado Transit Center, where the Amtrack, Railrunner, and Greyhound buses are located. There are various ways to reach us, the cheapest of which is to walk.
Walking : Proceed north along 1st St SW till you reach Central Ave, make a left, and head west till you reach 10th St. We are located just past the stoplight at 10th and Central, right next to a red brick building on the left hand side.
ABQ Bus Route : Proceed to the bus stop that is located at 1st St and Central Ave. Make sure to board the 66 bus that is headed toward the CUTC Bay A. Stay on the bus for four stops [roughly 2 mintues], then depart from it at the 10th and Central Ave stop which is located right across the street from us. Use the crosswalk to reach the south side of Central and there you will find us.
Taxi : There are generally numerous taxis located outside of the Alvarado Transit Center waiting to take newly arrived travelers to their destination. Just let them know our address [1012 Central Ave SW] and they should be able to get you here with no problem at all.
From the airport : The best way to reach us from the airport is either by car or taxi. Once again, there are generally taxis waiting outside of the airport, ready to take newly arrived travelers to their destination. Phone numbers for taxi services can be found online by simply searching "Albuquerque taxi service". These methods are especially best if you are arriving late into the evening. If you wish to take a bus, you will need to board the 55 towards Yale and Central. After being on the bus from 12 stops [roughly 12 minutes], you will depart at Yale and Central Ave, and wait for the 66 headed towards the CUTC Bay A. After boarding that bus, you will stay on it for 9 stops [roughly 14 minutes], depart at 10th and Central Ave, use the crosswalk to reach the south side of Central, and then find us located right next to a large, red brick building.
If you happen to get lost or are needing some extra help with directions, please contact us at the front office.
Albuquerque city buses, various taxi services, Greyhound station, Amtrak station, Sunport shuttle service to airport, Rail Runner train that goes from Belen to Santa Fe, with various stops inbetween.