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Bus Connections


Ride any ABQ RIDE, Santa Fe Trails or Rio Metro bus for FREE when you show the driver your valid Rail Runner Express printed or mobile ticket!


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Amtrak - Runs Daily
Use the Southwest Chief connection to get from Los Angeles to Chicago and points in between. The station building features a cafe, waiting room, restrooms, ATM and other amenities.

Amtrak Website


Greyhound - Runs Daily
Ugreyhound-logose this connection to get to many destinations across the U.S. Seating is by reservation and comes with free Wi-Fi.

Greyhound Website


Rio Metro Route 208* - Weekdays Only
This route provides three northbound and three southbound trips morning/midday between Valencia County, the Pueblo of Isleta, and Downtown Albuquerque when the Rail Runner does not operate. Riders are encouraged to use Route 208 in combination with the Rail Runner, for example, by taking the bus to Downtown Albuquerque midday and returning by train in the evening.

pdfRoute 208 Schedule

*Service on Route 208 begins 12/4/17 (Learn More)


Rio Metro Route 505B* - Weekdays Only
Weekdays to Isleta Pueblo Los Lunas and Belen. This bus leaves daily at 6:25 a.m.

pdfRoute 505B Schedule

*Effective 12/4/17, Rio Metro will no longer operate bus routes 504/505B.
pdfView Service Change Notice


ABQ RIDE Route 766 - Rapid Ride Red Line
Use this express bus route located in the front of the building to access Old Town, the ABQ BioPark, UNM, Nob Hill and Uptown.

pdfRoute 766 Weekday Schedule
pdfRoute 766 Saturday Schedule
pdfRoute 766 Sunday Schedule


ABQ RIDE Route 777- Rapid Ride Green Line
Use this express route located in the front of the building to access UNM, Nob Hill, and the Foothills near Tramway.

ABQ RIDE Route 66 - Central Avenue

Use this route to access locations along Central Ave. including the Central & Unser Park and Ride, Downtown City and County Buildings, UNM, NM State Fairgrounds and the Wenonah & Tramway Park and Ride.

 

ABQ RIDE Route 40 - The D-RIDE - Weekdays Only
This is a free downtown circulator that runs every 7 minutes.
 

pdfRoute 40 Schedule


ABQ RIDE Route 53 - Isleta Blvd. - Monday-Satruday
Use this route to access the Albuquerque Zoo.
 

pdfRoute 53 Schedule


ABQ RIDE Route 217 - Kirtland Air Force Base - Weekdays Only
Use this route to access Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and Kirtland Air Force Base.
 

pdfRoute 217 Schedule


ABQ RIDE Route 250 - Airport Express - Weekdays Only
Use this route to access the Albuquerque International Sunport. Stops are timed to meet the train.
 

pdfRoute 250 Schedule
View all Airport Connections.


Other ABQ RIDE Routes
There are nearly 40 other ABQ RIDE bus routes that get you just about anywhere in the city!
 
NM Park & Ride Purple Route - Weekdays Only
Use this route for a direct connection between the Rail Runner and Los Alamos.
 
 

NM Park & Ride Turquoise Route - Weekdays Only
Take this route to connect from the East Mountains to the Downtown Albuquerque Rail Runner Station. 
 

pdfTurquoise Route Schedule


UNM Campus Shuttle - Weekdays Only
Free shuttle to UNM Main Campus at Las Lomas & Yale.
 

UNM Campus Shuttle Schedule


UNM Hospital Shuttle - Weekdays Only
Free shuttle to the UNM Hospital Canopy.
 

UNM Hospital Shuttle Schedule


ABQ Trolley Company
This is a tourist trolley that takes people around the city to show them highlights of Albuquerque.  This trolley leaves from Old Town.  To catch this trolley, you will need to take the Rapid Ride Red Line (Route 766) to the Rio Grande Station. The trolley leaves from the Old Town Plaza. Show your Rail Runner printed ticket to get a discount.