Welcome to the Fiesta Express Park & Ride!


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!

 

INCLUSIONS
• Round-trip transportation to and from Balloon           Fiesta Park
• Admission in to the Balloon Fiesta event
• An expedited route to bypass heavy traffic

LOCATIONS
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 lot only.


Cottonwood Mall (10000 Coors Bypass NW)
   Park in the northeast parking lot near Seven Bar Loop and Coors Bypass NW


Cliff’s Amusement Park (4800 Osuna Rd. NE)
   Near San Mateo and I-25


IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING CLIFF’S LOCATION:

  • Must pre-purchase tickets on-line AND must have a ticket to board the bus
  • Cliff's will have limited sales due to limited parking at this site
  • No on-site day-of-ticket sales at this location

In case of a weathered out session you may present your scanned ticket for admission at the remote lot ticket booth / office but you will have to purchase a bus only ticket for $12 to board the bus

Get your tickets here!

 

ADVANCE PURCHASE
Morning Sessions: purchase your ticket any time BEFORE midnight of the day you plan to attend
Evening Sessions: Purchase your ticket any time BEFORE noon of the day you plan to attend

Advance 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

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


ON-SITE PURCHASE
On-Site purchase prices (A 10% service charge is included):
• Children: (5 and under) FREE
• Children: (6-12) $10
• Adults: (13-61) $22
• Seniors: (62+) $20

 

SERVICE TIMES
Morning Sessions:

FROM Remote Lots TO Balloon Fiesta Park: 4:30 AM TO 7:00 AM

  • Inbound service ends at 7:00AM

(Please note: Dawn Patrol is scheduled to launch at 6:15 AM and Mass Ascension is scheduled to start by 7:00 AM)


FROM Balloon Fiesta Park TO Remote Lots:

  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM FULL SERVICE
  • 11:00 AM – 12 Noon Partial service
  • 12 Noon – 12:30 PM Straggler buses. Each return bus will go to all locations. 


Evening Sessions:
FROM Remote Lots TO Balloon Fiesta Park: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM

  • Inbound service ends at 6:30 PM

FROM Balloon Fiesta Park TO Remote Lots:

  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM FULL SERVICE
  • 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Partial service
  • 9:30 PM – 10:00 PM Straggler buses. Each return bus will go to all locations

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: NO FIESTA EXPRESS BUS SERVICE

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION


Do I need a ticket to board the bus?
A: Yes. All tickets must be scanned before boarding the bus. Please bring your print-at-home ticket.


• Why are on-site tickets more expensive?
A: Pre-purchasing tickets helps with bus coordination


• What if I don’t use my ticket the day I planned?
A: If your ticket has not been scanned it will be good for another session during the 2017 event. There are no refunds


• What if I lose my ticket?
A: Re-print your ticket if possible

A: Go to the remote location ticket booth and they can use your credit card to find your order.


• What if balloons do not launch or glow?

A: In case of a weathered out session you may present your scanned ticket for admission at the remote lot ticket booth / office but will have to buy a bus only     ticket for $12 to board the bus