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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, Jan 23 – 25
Posted by Lily Allen on January 23, 2015 1:14 pm
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Posted by Steve Hymon on January 22, 2015 4:35 pm
Below is the work notice from Metro. The first closure begins Friday night at 9 p.m. and runs until 6 a.m. Monday — then the same times the following weekend. The closure is to accommodate ...
Go Metro to SoCal “Museums Free-For-All” Saturday, Jan. 31
Posted by Lexi Hinton on January 22, 2015 11:21 am
Mark your calendars! Saturday, January 31 is the 10th annual SoCal Museums Free-For-All. More than 20 SoCal museums will come together to represent L.A.’s natural history, art and science ...
Transportation headlines, Thursday, January 22
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 22, 2015 10:02 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 ...
Transportation headlines, Wednesday, January 21
Posted by Joseph Lemon on January 21, 2015 1:48 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 ...
Another Kinkisharyo light rail vehicle begins testing on the Green Line
Posted by Anna Chen on January 21, 2015 12:39 pm
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Metro success story to be special guest of First Lady at State of the Union address
Posted by Jose Ubaldo on January 21, 2015 8:00 am
Metro CEO Art Leahy, Metro Board Member Jackie Dupont-Walker, LeDaya Epps, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and James Martinez at the Crenshaw/Expo Yard. photo Luis Inzunza/Metro. Metro is pleased ...
Free admission and more for Metro riders at Santa Monica Museum of Art!
Posted by Lexi Hinton on January 20, 2015 10:51 am
You have to admit…our Destination Discounts program delivers the goods when it comes to saving on shopping, dining, sports and family-friendly events throughout Los Angeles County. And with ...
Go Metro Weekends, Jan. 16 – 18
Posted by Lexi Hinton on January 15, 2015 2:02 pm
Friday Join local and international artists as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary Los Angeles Art Show at the L.A. Convention Center. The show has recently been named the most diverse fine arts ...
Go Metro to the 30th Annual Kingdom Day Parade
Posted by Joseph Lemon on January 14, 2015 9:01 am
30th Annual Kingdom Day Parade route. (kingdomdayparade.org) Update (01/16/15): Crenshaw Boulevard will be closed again tonight between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stocker Street from 11 ...

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