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Metro Silver Line connects the South Bay and the San Gabriel Valley to Downtown LA seven days a week. With service every 5 minutes during weekday rush hours and every 20 minutes at midday and on weekends, save time during your commute as the Silver Line zips by traffic. Also take advantage of the Silver Line's frequent, direct connections to downtown landmarks such as:

  • STAPLES Center
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • LA Convention Center
  • Fashion District
  • MOCA
  • LA LIVE
  • California Science Center
  • USC
  • Los Angeles Coliseum
  • And more!

Work. School. Shopping. Dining. Entertainment. They’re all nearby on Metro Silver Line!

Metro Fares
As of 9/15/14
Regular Senior 62+/
Disabled/
Medicare
College/
Vocational
Student K-12
Silver Line Cash Fares
1-Ride Base Fare
No transfers included.

Additional charges apply to ride:
• Metro Express Buses
$2.50 $1.35
Peak


95¢
Off-Peak


$2.50 $2.50
On TAP
1-Way Trip
Includes transfers to other Metro Lines for up to two hours to complete a one-way trip.

Additional charges apply to ride:
• Metro Express Buses
$2.50 $1.35
Peak


95¢
Off-Peak


$2.50 $2.50
Premium Charge for 7-Day, 30-Day and EZ transit pass

All other Metro passes accepted without premium charge.
75¢
Express Freeway Premium Charge
Express + Zone 1
Premium Charge

Additional fare required only on freeway segments.
75¢ 60¢

75¢ 75¢

 

  • Off-Peak hours include weekdays 9am - 3pm and 7pm - 5am; weekends and Federal holidays.
  • Metro bus operators do not carry change. If using cash, please have exact fare when you board.
  • Two children under age 5 may travel free with each fare-paying adult on bus or rail.
  • Eating, drinking or smoking is not permitted in Metro stations, buses or trains.

Warning: Failure to pay the proper fare is violation of Section 640 Penal Code and may result in a fine up to $250 and 48 hours community service.


Frequency

Northbound to El Monte Station
Rush Hour: every 4-10 minutes
Midday: every 15 minutes
Evening/Night: every 10-20 minutes (every 40-60 minutes after 9:00 p.m.)
Weekends: every 20-30 minutes (every 40-60 minutes after 8:00 p.m.)

Southbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center
Rush Hour: every 4-10 minutes
Midday: every 15 minutes
Evening/Night: every 20-25 minutes (every 40-60 minutes after 9:00 p.m.)
Weekends: every 20-30 minutes (every 40-60 minutes after 8:00 p.m.)

Service

Northbound to El Monte Station (Weekdays)
First bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center – 5:00 a.m.
Last bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center – 12:55 a.m.

Southbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center (Weekdays)
First bus from El Monte Station – 3:30 a.m.
Last bus from El Monte Station – 12:55 a.m.
Note: Some trips terminate at Flower & 7th. Please check timetables for details.

Northbound to El Monte Station (Fridays & Saturdays)
First bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center – 5:00 a.m.
Last bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center 1:55 a.m.

Southbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center (Fridays & Saturdays)
First bus from El Monte Station – 3:30 a.m. (Fridays) & 5:00 a.m. (Saturdays)
Last bus from El Monte Station – 2:00 a.m.

Northbound to El Monte Station (Sundays & Holidays)
First bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center - 5:00 a.m.
Last bus from Harbor Gateway Transit Center - 12:55 a.m.

Southbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center (Sundays & Holidays)
First bus from El Monte Station - 5:00 a.m.
Last bus from El Monte Station - 12:55 a.m.

Note: Frequency and service information subject to change.


Metro Silver Line Station and Bus Stops

Metro Silver Line Map

  • Harbor Gateway Transit Center
  • Rosecrans Station
  • Harbor Freeway Station
    (Metro Green Line)
  • Manchester Station
  • Slauson Station
  • 37th St/USC Station
    (USC, LA Coliseum, California Science Center)
  • Flower/Adams
    (Southbound/Westbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center)

    (Mount St. Mary's College)
  • Figueroa Wy/Adams
    (Northbound/Eastbound to El Monte Station)
    (Mount St. Mary's College)
  • Figueroa/23rd St
    (Northbound/Eastbound to El Monte Station)
    (Mount St. Mary's College; Metro Expo Line)
  • Flower/23rd
    (Southbound/Westbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center)
    (Mount St. Mary's College; Metro Expo Line)
  • Figueroa/Washington
    (LA Trade Tech College; Metro Blue Line)
  • Flower/Washington
    (LA Trade Tech College; Metro Blue Line)
  • Figueroa/Pico
    (LA Convention Center; Metro Blue & Expo Lines)
  • Flower/Pico 
    (LA Convention Center; Metro Blue & Expo Lines)
  • Figueroa/Olympic
    (Northbound/Eastbound to El Monte Station)
    (STAPLES Center, L.A. LIVE)
  • Flower/Olympic
    (Southbound/Westbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center)
    (STAPLES Center, L.A. LIVE)
  • Figueroa/7th
    (Northbound/Eastbound to El Monte Station)
    (FIGat7th; Metro Red/Purple, Blue & Expo Lines) 
  • Flower/7th
    (Southbound/Westbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center)
    (FIGat7th, Macy’s Plaza; Metro Red/Purple, Blue & Expo Lines)
  • Olive/5th
    (Northbound/Eastbound to El Monte Station)
    (Fashion District, Jewelry District, Grand Central Market; Metro Red/Purple Lines)
  • Flower/5th
    (Southbound/Westbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center)
    (Los Angeles Central Library)
  • Olive/Kosciuszko
    (Northbound/Eastbound to El Monte Station)
  • Grand/3rd
    (Southbound/Westbound to Harbor Gateway Transit Center)
    (MOCA, Water Court Shops & Restaurants)
  • 1st/Hill
    (Walt Disney Concert Hall, Ahmanson Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion; Metro Red/Purple Lines)
  • Spring/1st
    (Los Angeles City Hall)
  • Union Station
    (Olvera Street; Metro Red/Purple, Gold Lines; Metrolink, Amtrak, LAX Flyaway)
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Cal State LA Station
  • El Monte Station

Connecting Bus/Rail Service

Bus service to and from each Metro Rail station is available from Metro and community bus lines. Connections to Metro Red, Purple, Blue, Expo, Green and Gold Lines provide service to Hollywood, Koreatown, Pasadena, Long Beach, Redondo Beach, Norwalk and LAX (via a connecting free shuttle).

Connections can also be made to Metrolink commuter rail service and Amtrak at Union Station. Use the Trip Planner to find the best route.



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