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Lordsburg is in Southwest New Mexico.



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By car


Interstate 10 (I-10) passes through Lordburg in an east/west direction. It is the main stopping area when traveling from Benson and Las Cruces. Lordsburg is accessed from Exits 20 to 24 with Exit 22 specifically into town as Main St.

Motel Dr serves as local street (Old US 80) from Exits 20/20A of I-10, through downtown Lordsburg, back to I-10 at Exit 24.

& Main St/Duncan Highway divides the town in directional halves, from east to west. Going east on US-70, it goes concurrently on I-10 to Las Cruces (at Exit 135). Going west US 70 winds its way north, as Duncan Highway, towards Globe (where it ends), through Safford, Arizona. Main St goes south, past I-10, as NM-494 towards Shakespeare Ghost Town. It is accesed from Exit #22 of I-10.

By bus

  • 1 Greyhound, (bus station) 112 Wabash St (Small blue white building next to McDonald's), +1 575 542-8819, toll-free: +1 800-231-2222. As this is just a pick-up and drop-off point, tickets should be purchased beforehand online or over the phone. Greyhound primarily travel on I-10 between El Paso, Lordsburg, Tucson and Phoenix. Some variations of the I-10 route may make extra stops in Las Cruces, Deming, Wilcox, Benson, Casa Grande/Eloy and/or Mesa. They also have another route on US 70 connecting Lordsburg to Phoenix through Duncan, Safford, Bylas, Peridot, Globe, Peridot, Apache Jct and Mesa. Check schedules.
  • 2 El Paso Los Angeles Limousine Express, (bus stop) McDonald's at 1105 S Main St, +1-915-532-4061, toll-free: +1-866 691-9732. As this just a pick-up and drop-off point, tickets should be purchased beforehand online or over the phone with pick-up or drop-off confirmed. Bus travels primarily between Los Angeles, El Monte, San Bernardino, Phoenix, Tucson and El Paso on I-10. Additional stops are by appointment only.
  • 3 Flixbus (Operated by Intermex Transportation), (bus stop) Love's Travel Center at 900 W Motel Dr (Bus will board at Love's Travel Stop at the west curb of the semitruck lot, on the side adjacent to Goldhill Outpost), +1 855 626-8585. Service Los Angeles, Phoenix/Tempe, Tucson and El Paso.

By train

  • 4 Amtrak, E Motel Dr and Center St. Served by two routes: the Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle. As this is an unmanned platform with a shelter, tickets should be purchased beforehand online or over the phone to be presented to the conductor at boarding.

Get around



  • 1 Shakespeare Ghost Town, Ghost Town Rd west of NM Hwy 494 (2.5 mi south of Lordsburg), +1 575 542-9034. A former mining town that was largely abandoned by the 1890s. Closed unless a tour is previously arranged. Self guided tours are not allowed.
  • 2 Shakespeare Cemetery, NM Hwy 494 at Ghost Town Rd (south of Lordsburg). This old cemetery, just to the east of the ghost town of Shakespeare, was the final resting place of many Shakespeare residents.













Go next

Routes through Lordsburg
TucsonBenson  W  E  DemingSan Antonio
TucsonWillcox  W  E  DemingLas Cruces
GlobeSafford  W  E  DemingLas Cruces
END  SW  NE  Silver CityEND

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