Travel from ELP to KFS

1d 5h 47min
325 lb of CO2
1d 6h 13min
167 lb of CO2
18h 46min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from ELP to KFS

It's 1108 miles between ELP to KFS. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 46min and 19h 43min from ELP to KFS under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 39min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to KFS by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

What is the best way to travel from ELP to KFS?

Because KFS is so far away from ELP, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to KFS do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Amtrak operates from ELP to KFS, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from ELP to KFS?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

ELP to KFS OR - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from ELP to KFS. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to KFS is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the ELP/KFS buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from ELP is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between ELP TX and KFS during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from ELP to KFS? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of KFS traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to KFS is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from ELP to KFS?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from ELP to KFS is by bus. The bus costs $210 roughly and will take 1 day 6 hours 13 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from ELP to KFS?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between ELP area and KFS, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 5 hours 47 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ELP El Paso Union Depot, which is about 0 miles from ELP. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

How long does it take from ELP to KFS by car?

The total distance between ELP and KFS is 1108 miles and will take you about 18 hours 46 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

ELP to KFS Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $210
Fastest Way Train — 1d 5h 47min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 167 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 1,107 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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