Rio Metro Buses


Ride any Rio Metro bus for FREE when you show the driver your valid printed or mobile Rail Runner ticket.

Full Fare One Way

Reduced Fare One Way

Full Fare
10-Trip Pass

Reduced Fare 10-Trip Pass

Full Fare Monthly Pass

Reduced Monthly Pass

$1 per zone

$ .50 per zone





Reduced Fares for:

  • valencia busStudents (with a valid student ID)
  • Youth ages 10-17
  • Seniors ages 62+
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • People that show a Medicare card
  • Children 9 & under must be accompanied by an adult

Individuals with disabilities need to be prepared to show one of the following:

  • NM Motor Vehicle Department notification
  • Letter from doctor indicating the disability (with expiration date)
  • An ABQ RIDE Honored Citizen Card
  • A Santa Fe Ride Card or Santa Fe Trails Half Fare Card
  • A disabled Veteran ID cardsandoval bus small

Free Fares for:

  • Children 9 & under
  • Veterans with a VA medical card or VHIC report (with another form of ID)

Paying your fare on the bus:

  • Passengers are required to have exact fare when boarding the bus. One dollar bills and U.S. coins are accepted. Drivers do not carry money and cannot make change.

Purchasing your monthly pass:

  • Valencia County: Monthly passes for Rio Metro Valencia bus routes are available for purchase at the Los Lunas Transportation Center, 101 Courthouse Rd. SE, Los Lunas (map)
  • Sandoval County: Monthly passes for Rio Metro Sandoval bus routes are available for purchase at Sandia Shell, 7801 Carr Way, Rio Rancho (map)


  • Rio Metro does not issue refunds for bus fares.

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