Downtown Albuquerque 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!

ABQ RIDE Route 250 - Airport Express

Use this route to access the Albuquerque International Sunport. Stops are timed to meet the train. Weekdays Only. View all airport connections.

View Route 250 Schedule (PDF)

Rio Metro Route 208

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. Weekdays only.

View Route 208 Schedule (PDF)

Rio Metro Route 505

Weekday express service from the Sandoval County / U.S. 550 Station to Downtown ABQ before the first southbound train of the morning.

View Route 505 Schedule (PDF)

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.

View the Route 766 Weekday Schedule (PDF)
View the Route 766 Saturday Schedule (PDF)
View the Route 766 Sunday Schedule (PDF)

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.

View the Route 777 Weekday Schedule (PDF)
View the Route 777 Saturday Schedule (PDF)
View the Route 777 Sunday Schedule (PDF)

ABQ RIDE Route 66 - Central Avenue

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

View the Route 66 Weekday Schedule (PDF)
View the Route 66 Saturday Schedule (PDF)
View the Route 66 Sunday Schedule (PDF)

ABQ RIDE Route 53 - Isleta Boulevard

Use this route to access the Albuquerque Zoo. Monday through Saturday. 

View the Route 53 Schedule (PDF)

ABQ RIDE Route 217 - Kirtland Air Force Base

Use this route to access Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and Kirtland Air Force Base. Weekdays only. 

View the Route 217 Schedule (PDF)

Other ABQ RIDE Routes

There are nearly 40 other ABQ RIDE bus routes that get you just about anywhere in the city! 

View the ABQ RIDE Website

NM Park & Ride Purple Route

Use this route for a direct connection between the Rail Runner and Los Alamos. Weekdays only.

View the Purple Route Schedule (PDF)

NM Park & Ride Turquoise Route

Take this route to connect from the East Mountains to the Downtown Albuquerque Rail Runner Station. Weekdays only.

View the Turquoise Route Schedule (PDF)

UNM Campus Shuttle 

Free shuttle to UNM Main Campus at Las Lomas and Yale. Weekdays only.

View the UNM Campus Shuttle Schedule

UNM Hospital Shuttle

Free shuttle to the UNM Hospital Canopy. Weekdays only.

View the UNM Hospital Shuttle Schedule

Amtrak

Use the Southwest Chief connection to get from Los Angeles to Chicago and points in between. 

View the Amtrak Website

Greyhound

Use this connection to get to many destinations across the U.S. 

View the Greyhound Website

Rail Runner Bus Connection Guide

Download the Rail and Bus Connections Guide (PDF)

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