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The Metro Expo Line connects the Westside by rail to Downtown LA, Hollywood, the South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between. With 10 new stations serving USC, Expo Park, and diverse LA neighborhoods such as Culver City, the Crenshaw District and Downtown LA, the Metro Rail system will expand to 80 stations and over 87 miles of rail to destinations across LA County.

Metro Expo Line features include:

  • 8.6 miles long
  • Directly connects to the existing 70-station Metro Rail system
  • Estimated ride time between Downtown LA and Culver City: less than 30 minutes
  • Ten new stations, three of which are aerial
  • New public artworks at stations
  • 5.9 miles of new bike lanes
  • Start of construction: 2006
  • Grand opening: April 28, 2012
  • Powered electrically with overhead catenary wires

Connecting Bus/Rail Service

The Expo Line expands the Metro Rail system to 80 stations across LA County. Connections to Metro bus and Metro Rail provide service to Hollywood, Koreatown, Pasadena, Long Beach, LAX (via a connecting free shuttle) and more.

Use the Trip Planner to find the best route. You can view the Metro Expo Line timetable (PDF format) online as well.

7th St/Metro Center

  • Metro Rail: Red/Purple Lines, Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 14, 20, 37, 51/52/352, 60, 66, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 81, 96, 450, 460, 487/489, 760, 770, Silver Line
  • Destinations: FIDM, LA Central Library, Macy’s Plaza, The Standard

Pico

  • Metro Rail: Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 30, 81, 330, 442, 460, Silver Line
  • Destinations: LA Convention Center, L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center

23rd Street

  • Metro Rail: Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 37, 38, 55/355, 81, 442, 450, 460, 603, Silver Line
  • Destinations: LA Trade Technical College, Mount St. Mary’s College

Jefferson/USC

  • Metro Bus: 38, 81, 102, 200, 442
  • Destinations: Flagship Theatres University Village 3, Galen Center, USC

Expo Park/USC

  • Metro Bus: 81, 102, 200, 442, 460, 550, Silver Line
  • Destinations: California African American Museum, California Science Center, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USC

Expo/Vermont

  • Metro Bus: 102, 204, 550, 754
  • Destinations: Los Angeles Swimming Stadium, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, USC

Expo/Western

  • Metro Bus: 102, 207, 757
  • Destinations: James A. Foshay Learning Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center

Expo/Crenshaw

  • Metro Bus: 210, 710, 740
  • Destinations: The Kobbler King, Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Farmdale

  • Metro Bus: 38
  • Destinations: Dorsey High School, Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

Expo/La Brea

  • Metro Bus: 38, 212/312
  • Destinations: Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

La Cienega/Jefferson

  • Metro Bus: 38, 105, 217, 705
  • Destinations: Target, West LA College

Culver City

  • Metro Bus: 33, 220, 534, 733
  • Destinations: Father’s Office, Pacific Theatres Culver Stadium 12, Royal/T Café


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Go Metro Weekends, Feb 27 – Mar 1
Posted by Lexi Hinton on February 26, 2015 8:24 pm
Friday In collaboration with The Industry and Echo Park Film Center, Metro Presents a free screening of Thom Andersen’s Los Angeles Plays Itself, often called the best documentary film about ...
Transportation headlines, Wednesday, February 25
Posted by Joseph Lemon on February 25, 2015 12:20 pm
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
Tonight: Expo Line every 30 min after 8:30 p.m. due to track maintenance
Posted by Lily Allen on February 25, 2015 10:00 am
If you plan on riding the Metro Expo Line this Wednesday, Feb. 25, please be aware that after 8:30 p.m., trains will run every 30 minutes due to track maintenance. At Expo/Western, Expo/Vermont, Expo ...
Transportation headlines, Monday, February 23
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 23, 2015 10:23 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
TAP is live on the Big Blue Bus!
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 20, 2015 3:34 pm
Big Blue Bus is now on TAP! Pay w/Stored Value, an EZ transit pass or w/your Access ID card http://t.co/cBHHm2wmkG. http://t.co/0MgJCcplbE — Big Blue Bus (@SMBigBlueBus) February 20, ...
Video: a look under Crenshaw Boulevard at future Crenshaw/Expo Station
Posted by Jose Ubaldo on February 20, 2015 2:02 pm
Future underground location of Crenshaw/LAX line near Metro Green Line and airport. Above video: work on the underground Expo/Crenshaw Station.  Construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line entered ...
Transportation headlines, Friday, February 20
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 20, 2015 11:11 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
Go Metro Weekends, Feb 20 – 22
Posted by Lily Allen on February 20, 2015 8:30 am
Friday Start your weekend off with a laugh. Catch actor/comedian Mike Epps’ “Real Deal” stand-up tour, at 8 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets range from $45 to $65. (Metro ...
Celebrate Black History Month with free art tour along Expo Line
Posted by Anna Chen on February 19, 2015 8:19 pm
To celebrate Black History Month, a special Metro Art Tour will showcase artworks by important African American artists along the Expo Line on Saturday, Feb. 28. The free tour will include ...
This Friday night and Saturday: Bus shuttles replace Blue Line between Artesia-Wardlow due to upgrade work
Posted by Lily Allen on February 19, 2015 1:58 pm
Upgrade work on the Metro Blue Line has moved from Wardlow to Del Amo Station. Improvements planned for Del Amo are similar to those completed over the past two months at the Long Beach stations, ...

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