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Bus Pass Information

Information about purchasing a pass to ride ART.

Passes to ride ART are the same as the rest of the ABQ RIDE system. The only unique feature is that passengers have the ability to purchase a ticket at the station kiosk prior to the arrival of bus.

Pass Information

Passes can be purchased from a mobile phone with ABQRIDEtix or at station ticket vending machines using cash, credit, or debit.

Passes are subject to random inspection. Be ready to present valid fare at all times.

Bus Fare Pricing

Fares are valid on all ABQ RIDE buses.

Pass Type Regular Student, College/Vocational, & Honored Citizen
1 Day Pass $2
1 Way Pass $1 35 cents
1 Month Pass $30 $12
3 Month Pass $75 $30
6 Month Pass $125 $50
12 Month Pass $225 $90

Proof of Eligibility for Discounts

  • Student- Age 10 through high school, current class schedule or student ID must be presented at time of ticket purchase
  • College/Vocational - non-UNM and CNM, current class schedule or student ID must be present at time of ticket purchase
  • Honored Citizen- age 62+ or mobility impaired, Medicare cardholders
  • UNM and CNM student ID with appropriate year sticker is valid for free

Long-Term Passes

Long-term passes available for purchase at the Alvarado Transportation Center. Learn more about Long-term passes.