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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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How We Roll, Friday, July 31
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 31, 2015 2:33 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. Don’t try this on your ...
Still time to Go Metro to Special Olympics World Games!
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 31, 2015 9:01 am
The schedule at the Special Olympics World Games is chock-full of events today and Saturday. If you haven’t had the chance to attend yet, there’s still time and Metro can help you reach ...
Go Metro Weekends, All things Hallyu at KCon LA
Posted by Lexi Hinton on July 31, 2015 5:30 am
A wave of Korean entertainment (Hallyu) is bound to take over the heart of downtown LA. And because we specialize in providing you with the most transit-accessible destinations, we’re certain ...
How We Roll, Thursday, July 30
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 30, 2015 2:56 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. #TBT: the last time Santa ...
How to Go Metro to the Special Olympics World Games!
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 30, 2015 9:37 am
A warm welcome to the many athletes, visitors and volunteers in Los Angeles and the surrounding area for the Special Olympics World Games! There are a number of ways to get around our region ...
Video: Expo test train in downtown SaMo!
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 30, 2015 9:22 am
For those who like moving pictures, a lil’ something from yesterday’s clearance test of the second phase of the Expo Line in downtown Santa Monica. We’re pretty sure it was the ...
Go Metro: Special Olympics competitions are underway!
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 27, 2015 6:49 pm
Thank you to everyone who took the Expo Line to the Opening Ceremonies on Saturday night. It’s great to see the Olympic torch lit once again in Los Angeles — and it’s even ...
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