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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 251* - Weekdays Only
Use this bus to access the Journal Center business district, Century 24 Theatre, Cottonwood Mall, Intel and Rio Rancho.

pdfRoute 251 Schedule

*Route Change Notice: Due to construction on Paseo del Norte, ABQ RIDE  has made minor adjustments to Route 251 beginning Monday, March 3, 2014. These changes will be in effect until further notice. The North/Westbound trip that usually starts at the Los Ranchos/Journal Center station at 5:00 p.m. and returns to the station at 5:26 p.m. will start 5 minutes earlier to ensure that it returns to the station in time to meet the #515 train. 

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Rio Metro Route 505B - Weekdays Only
This bus goes to Downtown Albuquerque before the first train of the morning, and continues to Bernalillo County, Isleta Casino, Los Lunas and Belen. The bus leaves each weekday morning at 6:04 a.m.

pdfRoute 505B Schedule

NM Park & Ride Purple Route - Weekdays Only
Use this route for a direct connection between the Rail Runner and Los Alamos.

pdfPurple Route Schedule