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Fares & Pass Prices

Information about bus fares and transit pass prices.

Base Fares

Fare Type Description Price
Adult Standard fare for customers who are not Students, Honored Citizens, or Children.

$1

Student Age 10 through High School.
Middle and High School students must show a valid school or ABQ RIDE ID.

35 cents

Honored Citizen Age 62+ or mobility impaired.
Honored Citizens, including Medicare cardholders, must show picture identification.

35 cents

Child Children 9 years old and under accompanied by paying adult

FREE

Passes

Where to buy your bus pass.

Pass Type Description Price
One-Day Pass Unlimited rides for one day.
Available on bus.
$2
Two-Day Pass Unlimited rides for two consecutive days.
Available on bus.
$4
Three-Day Pass Unlimited rides for three consecutive days.
Available on bus.
$6
Gold Pass
One-Month Pass
Commuter pass for unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days. $30
Gold Pass
Three-Month Pass
Commuter pass for unlimited rides for three (3) consecutive months. $75
Gold Pass
Six-Month Pass
Commuter pass for unlimited rides for six (6) consecutive months. $125
Gold Pass
Twelve-Month Pass
Commuter pass for unlimited rides for 12 consecutive months. $225
Silver Pass
One-Month Pass
Honored Citizens (age 62+ or mobility impaired) $12
Silver Pass
Three-Month Pass
Honored Citizens (age 62+ or mobility impaired) $30
Silver Pass
Six-Month Pass
Honored Citizens (age 62+ or mobility impaired) $50
Silver Pass
Twelve-Month Pass
Honored Citizens (age 62+ or mobility impaired) $90
Student Pass
One-Month Pass
For students (age 10 through high school), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a Student bus pass. $12
Student Pass
Three-Month Pass
For students (age 10 through high school), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a Student bus pass. $30
Student Pass
Six-Month Pass
For students (age 10 through high school), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a Student bus pass. $50
Student Pass
Twelve-Month Pass
For students (age 10 through high school), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a Student bus pass. $90
College/Vocational Pass
One-Month Pass
For college and vocational school students (non UNM or CNM), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a College bus pass. $12
College/Vocational Pass
Three-Month Pass
For college and vocational school students (non UNM or CNM), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a College bus pass. $30
College/Vocational Pass
Six-Month Pass
For college and vocational school students (non UNM or CNM), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a College bus pass. $50
College/Vocational Pass
Twelve-Month Pass
For college and vocational school students (non UNM or CNM), a current school class schedule must be provided when purchasing a College bus pass. $90

Special Passes

Where to buy your bus pass.

Pass Type Description Price
TMA/TANF Employer/Agency only $20
Indigent
One Month Pass

Through agency only

$10
Indigent
One Day Pass
Through agency only $1
SunVan Certification
One Way
Certification required $2
SunVan
10 Coupon Book
Certification required $18

About Fares and Passes:

  • ABQ RIDE Customer Service Center accepts cash, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
  • No refunds on passes.
  • Drivers don't carry money and can't open fareboxes to make change.
  • Fareboxes only accept U.S. coins and $1 bills. ABQ RIDE fareboxes don't give change.
  • Have exact change ready before boarding.
  • Proper identification is required to purchase Silver Monthly Passes and College Monthly Passes. Proof of student status is required to purchase Student Passes.
  • Passes aren't valid for special events.
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