Hobbs Express

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Hobbs Express to deliver safe, dependable and affordable transportation services in a courteous and professional manner.

Rider Alerts

The Rapid Line and Green Route are temporarily out of service until further notice.

Please call Hobbs Express at 575-397-9290 if you are in need of bus service to any of the following locations:

  • Covenant Hospital
  • Zia Park Casino
  • NMJC
  • The CORE

We apologize for this inconvenience.

Transportation Department
(575) 397-9290
424 West Broadway
Hobbs, NM 88240

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Description of Transit Program

Currently the Hobbs Express provides two types of service, general public demand response transportation service; and fixed route service. All Hobbs Express vehicles are ADA accessible including wheelchair lifts and tie-downs. This vital program for the citizens of Hobbs is provided six days per week within the five mile addressing area for the City of Hobbs.

The general public demand response, curb-to-curb transportation service and the fixed routes are available to all members of the Hobbs community on a first-come, first-served basis to employment, medical care, shopping, and education and recreation facilities. Passengers are encouraged to make reservations the day before up to 14 days in advance to secure the time they require. No same day service is available.

The Hobbs Express serves any location within the city limits of Hobbs and within the five mile addressing area. Included in this service area are the Lea County Airport, New Mexico Junior College, Covenant Hobbs Hospital, University of the Southwest, and the Texas/New Mexico State Line.

Hobbs Express observes all state holidays.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The City of Hobbs does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or disability. To file a complaint, click here for the complaint form and procedures. To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations or assistance in filing a complaint, please contact Jan Fletcher at (575) 397-9207.

Veterans Ride Free!

Veterans ride free on all Hobbs Express bus routes as well as the demand response-paratransit bus service. Upon boarding any of the fare-based routes, Veterans must present a Veterans ID photo badge or valid New Mexico driver's license with a Veteran's designation, and their fare will be waived.

Veterans have made a great sacrifice to all of us and we want to thank them for their service to our country and to the people of the United States. Hobbs Express is proud to offer this benefit to our Veterans.

Hobbs Express provides fixed-route bus service on four routes that run daily each hour throughout the community at designated bus stops. Riders can transfer to another route at various bus stop locations. Route service is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Through the demand response program, riders may schedule a pickup from any specific location within city limits and receive curb-to-curb transportation service. Demand response service is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All demand response rides must be scheduled at least one day in advance.

For more information or to schedule a pickup, call Hobbs Express at (575)397-9290.


Hobbs Express is accessible to persons with disabilities. Buses and vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts that enable persons in wheelchairs or persons who cannot navigate steps to ride the bus. Buses have priority seating for persons with disabilities. Operators are trained to assist riders use lifts and secure wheelchairs. You may travel with your respirator, concentrator, and portable oxygen. Service animals are welcome onboard buses and vans and in our facilities. (They must be kept under the control of the passenger at all times.) Public information is available in alternative accessible formats upon request. Please call Hobbs Express at (575) 397-9290.

Wheelchair Securement Required

All wheelchairs must be secured to be transported.

Reasonable Modification Policy
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  • Passengers with disabilities may request modifications to current service procedures to access the service. To make a request, please contact us at (575) 397-9290 or hobbsexpress@hobbsnm.org. Please submit requests at least the day before the trip. Hobbs Express will not charge additional fees for passengers requiring reasonable modifications.

    Transportation to the Hobbs Airport

    Demand response reservation rides/ADA complementary paratransit services for individuals with disabilities is available to the Hobbs Airport through Hobbs Express during regular days and hours of operation, Monday through Saturday, 7 am - 4 pm, by calling (575) 397-9290. All rides must be scheduled one day in advance. For other transportation service, you may wish to contact 777 Taxi, at (575) 318-5133 for airport rides.

    Greyhound Bus Service

    Customer Service: (800) 231-2222