Go Metro to USC Football
  • Overview
  • Game Day Tips
  • Coliseum Directions
  • Rose Bowl Directions

For fans heading to the Coliseum and Rose Bowl on game day, Go Metro. Metro’s bus and rail lines will help get you past the traffic and parking hassles and straight to the action.

To plan the trip that’s best for you, check the directions tabs or use the Trip Planner.

TAP Pro Tip: Save time and skip the line! Load your TAP card with round-trip fare before the game and avoid long lines at TAP vending machines after the game.

Bus & Rail Service to the Coliseum (Map)

Bus & Rail Service to the Coliseum
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Rail & Shuttle Service to the Rose Bowl (Map)

Rail & Shuttle Service to the Rose Bowl
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Riding Metro Rail

1. Pay Before You Board

  • TAP Pro Tip: Save time and skip the line! Load your TAP card with $3.50 in stored value before the game and avoid long lines at TAP vending machines after the game.
  • Round Trip – $3.50 (includes transfers to other Metro lines for up to 2 hours to complete a one-way trip)
  • Day Pass – $7
  • Fares must be loaded onto TAP cards; buy them at TAP vending machines or from Metro event staff, or you can buy or reload a TAP card here
  • Tip: TAP cards cannot be shared; each person must have their own TAP card.

2. Tap Your Card on the Turnstile or Validator When Boarding or Transferring

  • Use one TAP card per person only

3. Choose the Nearest Station

  • Coliseum: Take the Metro Expo Line and exit at either Expo Park/USC Station or Expo/Vermont Station
  • Rose Bowl: Take the Metro Gold Line, exit at Memorial Park Station and walk four blocks west on Holly Street to board the Rose Bowl Shuttle at the Parsons Lot

4. Expo Line runs approximately every 6 minutes before and after games

5. Gold Line runs approximately every 12 minutes before and after games

Riding Metro Silver Line

1. Pay When You Board

  • Round Trip - $5 (includes transfers to other Metro lines for up to 2 hours to complete a one-way trip)
  • Day Pass – $7, loaded onto a TAP card
  • Fares must be loaded onto TAP cards; buy them at TAP vending machines or from Metro event staff

2. Use 37th St/USC Station

  • Elevated station is on the I-110 Harbor Fwy ExpressLanes at 37th St-Exposition Blvd, approximately two blocks north of the Coliseum
  • Service runs approximately every 20 minutes during the day and every 30-40 minutes in the evening
  • Extra service will be added in both directions before and after each game

While on Board

1. Small coolers and picnic baskets are okay to bring on board, but please keep aisles clear
2. Eating or drinking while in stations or on board Metro buses and trains is not permitted
3. Please do not bring barbeque grills, flammable products or oversized items on board

Clear Bag Policy

For a safer environment and speedier entry, both the Coliseum and Rose Bowl have enacted a new clear bag policy. Fans are advised not to bring bags unless outlined as a permissible size and material. Approved examples are a clear tote, small clutch or clear bag. For details, visit nfl.com/allclear.

Safety

1. Obey all traffic signals and instructions from Metro staff
2. Look both ways before crossing the tracks and street
3. Stand back from the edge of the train platforms and curbs at bus stops

Fan & Customer Code of Conduct


Directions to the Coliseum

 From Hollywood/North Hollywood

 From Pasadena & the Foothills

 From El Monte

 From East LA

 From the Westside

 From Koreatown & Mid-City

 From the South Bay/LAX

 From Long Beach

 From Norwalk, Lakewood & Lynwood

 From Orange / San Diego Counties

 From The Valley / Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties


Directions to the Rose Bowl

 From Hollywood/North Hollywood

 From the Foothills

 From East LA

 From the Westside

 From Koreatown & Mid-City

 From the South Bay/LAX

 From Long Beach

 From Norwalk, Lakewood, Lynwood


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