Bus Fares

Alert Notice

Notice: Effective March 17, 2020, Rio Metro bus and Dial-a-Ride services in Valencia and Sandoval Counties will be fare-free until further notice to minimize face-to-face interactions with other passengers and transit staff in response to the spread of COVID-19.

  • Passengers are required to have exact fare when boarding the bus. One dollar bills and U.S. coins are accepted. Drivers on these routes do not carry money and cannot make change.
  • Monthly passes are available for purchase.
  • Ride most buses for free with your valid printed or mobile New Mexico Rail Runner Express ticket. Visit the Rio Metro bus page to learn more. 
  • Rio Metro does not issue refunds for bus fares.


Valencia County Bus Driver