With rising gas prices and hundreds of thousands of people in attendance, transportation can become a problem. Fortunately, the Balloon Fiesta® offers a Park & Ride service from five convenient locations around Albuquerque. The city has plenty of affordable public transportation like ABQ RideCheck out more information about transportation to and from Balloon Fiesta Park.

American Limo & Transportation

Direct transportation to Balloon Fiesta from Albuquerque Hyatt Regency or Albuquerque Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa. The cost for each session is $45 per adult, $25 for children ages 12-17 years and $5 for children 11 years and younger. Cost includes Balloon Fiesta admission.

Please contact American Limo & Transportation to make your reservation.

Bike Valet

Ride your bike to Balloon Fiesta Park and receive free valet bike parking.

Routes Rentals & Tours

Enjoy a refreshing, scenic bicycle ride with your friends/family to Balloon Fiesta. Enjoy a unique, scenic bicycle ride through some of Albuquerque's most impressive natural landscapes, complimentary front-door bicycle valet service, admission to the Balloon Fiesta Park, a pair of hand warmer packets that will outlast the morning events, and more!

Date/Time: 5:30am – 10:30am during the Mass Ascension sessions
Distance: 16mi round-trip from Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm. Complimentary Parking is available for all participants.
Difficulty Level: Moderate. There will be several guides to accommodate and facilitate the individual riding styles of our guests, but in general the tour group rides together.
Cost: Tour packages start at $85 per person + bike rental or $75 BYOBike.

Please see Routes Rentals & Tours to book a bike tour or for more information and tour route.

Tour New Mexico

Enjoy motor coach transportation with a professional tour escort to Balloon Fiesta Park from a number of hotels operated by Tour New Mexico, Inc. Includes admission to Balloon Fiesta and a pleasant, informative ride.

Registration must be made in advance, please see Tour New Mexico for more information.


When you travel with UBER to or from this year's Balloon Fiesta, you'll be dropped off and picked up at the Uber Rider Lounge located on the south side of Alameda between Washington and President Place. The Uber Lounge features shorter ETAs, refreshments, chips and salsa from El Pinto, and comfortable seating.

Please see UBER for more information.