Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has teamed up with Visit Albuquerque to help our guests avoid congested traffic and parking conditions near Balloon Fiesta Park. There are several Fiesta Express remote locations to choose from. Save time and money. Ride with us!

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PARK & RIDE TICKETS INCLUDE

  • Round-trip transportation to and from Balloon Fiesta Park
  • Admission to the Balloon Fiesta event
  • Expedited route to bypass heavy traffic
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PARK & RIDE LOCATIONS
  • Cottonwood Mall (10000 Coors Bypass NW) 
    Park in the northeast parking lot near Seven Bar Loop and Coors Bypass NW
  • Intel (1600 Rio Rancho Blvd. SE) 
    Park in the southern parking lot. Enter the lot at either Westside Blvd. or 21st Street 
  • Coronado Center (6600 Menaul Blvd NE) 
    Park at the southwest corner near San Pedro Dr. and Uptown Blvd
  • Hoffmantown Church (8888 Harper Road NE) 
    Park in the northeast parking lot only

In case of a weathered out session, retain your ticket as a raincheck for admission. You may present your used/scanned ticket for admission at the Park admission gates.  In order to use Park & Ride for another session, you will need to go online to purchase a Bus Only ticket to board the bus.

PARK & RIDE TICKETS: TICKETS GO ON SALE APRIL 5th 2019!
ALL PARK & RIDE TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE ONLY. THERE WILL BE NO SAME DAY SALESAT REMOTE LOTS.  

Purchase prices (A 10% service charge will be added at time of purchase) 

        • Children: (5 and under) FREE
        • Children: (6-12) $7
        • Adults: (13-61) $15
        • Seniors: (62+) $12

Purchases made after midnight for morning sessions on the day of, or after noon for evening sessions on the day of:  (A 10% service charge will be added at the time of purchase)  
        • Children: (5 and under) FREE  
        • Children: (6-12) $10  
        • Adults: (13-61) $22  
        • Seniors: (62+) $20 
        • Bus Only: $12

NOTE: Print-at-home tickets will be e-mailed upon completion of your order. Print your tickets and bring them with you. Check your spam mailbox so you don’t miss this important email


PARK & RIDE BUS SERVICE TIMES

Morning Sessions:
Buses run FROM Remote Lots TO Balloon Fiesta Park from 4:30 AM to 7:00 AM
           Inbound service ends at 7:00 AM
           Please note: Dawn Patrol is scheduled to launch at 6:00 AM and Mass Ascension is scheduled to start by 7:00 AM

Buses run FROM Balloon Fiesta Park TO Remote Lots from 

           8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon FULL SERVICE RETURN BUSES
           12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM Straggler buses. Each straggler return bus will go to all locations. 

Evening Sessions:
Buses run FROM Remote Lots TO Balloon Fiesta Park from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
          • Inbound service ends at 6:30 PM

Buses run FROM Balloon Fiesta Park TO Remote Lots from
          • 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM FULL SERVICE RETURN BUSES
           9:30 PM to 10:00 PM Straggler buses. Each straggler return bus will go to all locations


 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: NO FIESTA EXPRESS PARK & RIDE BUS SERVICE

In case of a weathered out session, retain your ticket as a raincheck for admission. You may present your used/scanned ticket for admission at the Park admission gates.  In order to use Park & Ride for another session, you will need to go online to purchase a Bus Only ticket to board the bus.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Yes. All tickets must be scanned before boarding the bus. Please bring your print-at-home ticket

Tickets must be used for the specific date and session for which they are purchased.

If you lose your ticket, you have three options: 
1) Re-print your ticket if possible
2) Go to the remote location ticket booth and they can use your credit card to find your order
3) If you have your ticket on your phone, it can be scanned at the remote site

In case of a weathered out session, retain your ticket as a raincheck for admission. You may present your used/scanned ticket for admission at the Park admission gates.  In order to use Park & Ride for another session, you will need to go online to purchase a Bus Only ticket to board the bus.

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