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How to Buy

Purchasing a New Mexico Rail Runner Express train ticket is easy and convenient. Fares are calculated based upon your individual or group travel needs.

Convenient Ways To Pay for Your Ticket 

Passengers can purchase their ticket online prior to boarding, on our mobile app, or while onboard the train from a ticket agent.  If using a credit card for payment, passengers must show a valid photo I.D.

New Mexico Rail Runner Express Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Tickets are not refundable if lost, damaged, stolen or destroyed. Tickets are also not refundable if the passenger purchased a ticket and didn’t use it, purchased the wrong date or wrong station or if a ticket is purchased at a discounted rate without qualification.

fares buy-tickets-now-button-croppedHow to Purchase a Ticket Online

  • Seating is available on a first come - first served basis.
  • Purchasing a ticket in advance online does not guarantee a seat.
  • Children 9 and under ride for FREE.

1-yellow-border Departing Station

Select the station where you will start your trip.

2-yellow-border Arrival Station

Select the station where you will end your trip.

3-yellow-border Rider

Select the rider type: Adult, Youth, Senior, Disability, or Student Rider.  Click Here to find out if you can ride for a discounted fare. Children 9 and under ride for FREE.

4-yellow-border Fare

Choose your ticket type: One Way Pass, Day Pass, Monthly Pass or Annual Pass.

5-yellow-border Quantity

Select the number of tickets you will be purchasing. If you are purchasing tickets for different rider types (for example, one adult and one student) you will need to select the tickets separately and add them to your cart. The tickets will appear in your cart and you will be able to review them before you check out.

6-yellow-border Travel Date

Be sure to select the date you want to travel. For monthly or annual passes, select the day you want your pass to begin.

7-yellow-border Add Ticket

Click the "Add to Cart" button. If you are ready to complete your purchase, click "Checkout Now." If you need to purchase additional tickets, click "Continue Shopping."

8-yellow-border Email Address

Enter your email address. Tickets will be sent to the email address provided.

9-yellow-border Payment

Enter your credit card information. Use only numbers - no spaces and no dashes. We accept all major credit cards, except American Express. Click "Pay With Your Credit Card" button to process your order.

1-yellow-border0-yellow-border Print

Your ticket will be sent to the email address you provided. You can print this ticket out and show it to the ticket agent on the train. If you do not have access to a printer, you can also show the ticket to the ticket agent on your mobile device.


mobile-ticketingTicket agent with ticket machineHow to Purchase a Ticket on the Train

1-yellow-border Board Your Train

After consulting a schedule, simply go to the New Mexico Rail Runner Express station and get on the appropriate train.

2-yellow-border Pay Your Fare

After the train starts moving, a ticket agent in a yellow vest will come by and collect fares. You can pay with cash or credit card. Tickets are cheaper if you purchase them in advance on our website.