Rio Rancho / Corrales Dial-a-Ride


Rio Rancho / Corrales Dial-a-Ride is a weekday door-to-door transportation service for Rio Rancho and Village of Corrales residents 60 years of age and older, and for disabled adults 18 years of age and older. This service is for Rio Rancho and Village of Corrales residents only and you must be registered to use the service.

Children up to age 17 can ride with any eligible rider. Riders and children will be picked up and dropped off at the same location. 

Service Area

  • Rio Rancho city limits
  • Village of Corrales city limits
  • Albuquerque (for medical appointments only): One morning trip to Albuquerque and one afternoon trip to Rio Rancho daily. Call for details.
  • Cottonwood Mall Area (Includes the Northwest Transit Center): Riders are limited to 6 bags per person, and are responsible for loading and unloading their own bags.


In order to receive service, all Dial-a-Ride passengers must complete an application form and be a Rio Rancho or Village of Corrales resident, with a physical address in Rio Rancho or Village of Corrales. Staff will ask for proof of residence, i.e. driver's license, checks, any utility bills.


Complete and return your application to the Rio Metro Sandoval County Office along with proof of residence (see the Eligibility section above for documents that will be accepted for proof of residence).

Seniors Age 60 and Older

Adults Age 18-59 with Disabilities

Companion Application

For questions or information about your application, call the Sandoval County office:


All Rio Metro buses and Dial-a-Ride services are fare free. 


  • Rides must be reserved a minimum of 24-hours in advance
  • Call: 505-404-2063
  • TTY Phone: 505-891-1129
  • Hamilton Relay NM: 711
  • Reservations are accepted between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Let reservationist know if you will have a child riding with you and the age of the child (child car seats are required for all children age 6 and younger and must be provided by rider)

Bus schedules fill up quickly, so it is best to call several days in advance to schedule your ride. Reservations are accepted up to two weeks in advance.

Rio Metro Rider's Guide

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Title VI

  1. The Rio Metro Regional Transit District operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin, and disability, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Visit our Title VI / Non-Discrimination Notice Web Page.