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Veteran Transportation Options

Our VA New Mexico Health Care System network have a variety of transportation options for Veterans needing a ride to and from their scheduled VA appointments.

Highly Rural Veterans Transportation Program 

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services has launched the Rural Veterans Transportation Program service. Their program partners with local organizations that provide free medical transportation needs for veterans to and from Colorado, Amarillo, Texas, and the following New Mexico counties: Catron, Cibola, Colfax, De Baca, Guadalupe, Harding, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Mora, Native American Pueblos, Quay, San Miguel, Sierra, Socorro, Torrance, Union counties. 

Veterans must make a reservation for these free round-trip rides at least three days in advance of a medical appointment by calling DVS Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm.

Call to arrange a ride

Highly Rural Veterans Transportation Program
Phone: 505-429-5906

Partners Service areas An Angels Touch, LLC De Baca, Guadalupe, Mora, San Miguel, Socorro, Sierra Golden Spread Amarillo, TX, Colfax, Colorado, Harding, Union, Mora and San Miguel Blue Raven Sierra, Socorro, Native American Pueblos, Catron, Torrance Albuquerque Express Catron, Cibola, Hidalgo, Torrance, Socorro, Sierra Shuttle Ruidoso Lincoln, Quay, De Baca, Guadalupe, and Sierra

Southeast New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network

Call to arrange a ride

Phone: 575-622-0729
2114 West 2nd Street Roswell, NM 88203

If you live in the Southeast region of New Mexico, Veteran organization SNMVTN provides rides for Veterans to and from medical appointments in Roswell and surrounding areas. Southeast NM Veterans Transportation Network hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (MT) Monday-Thursday.

Sun Van Paratransit Service

Sun Van

The Albuquerque Sun Van offers no cost transportation who live within the Albuquerque city limits. Scheduling a ride are 1- 3 days in advance and Fridays are 5 days in advance.

After you complete your application, Veterans are required to fill out an application and have their primary or specialty doctor sign off as well.

Start your application to arrange a ride

ABQ Ride: (505) 243-7433, ext. 4506
Sun Van Application

Veteran Transportation Service

Veteran Transportation Service

Our Veteran Transportation Services provides wheelchair-accessible transport vans for Veteran patients. Contact VTS dispatcher for scheduling within 25 miles from our Albuquerque Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center and Rio Rancho Northwest Metro VA Clinic.

Door to door shuttle:

  • First come first serve basis.
  • Appointments between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Must call 3 business days in advance.

VTS Coordinator:
Daniel Shrodt
Phone: 505-265-1711, ext. 5438, 7029

Alternate Contact:
Hugo Rodriquez
Phone: 505-265-1711, ext. 4506

Many medical centers and clinics are also served by other local transportation services. To find those, review the transportation services information for the facility you want to visit.


NOTE: For unforeseen circumstances, Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Transportation Program discontinued their transportation program.