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Suggested Alternate Lines During Metro Rail Disruptions

Suggested Alternate Lines During Metro Rail Disruptions

In the event of rail service disruptions during weekday rush hour, we understand bus shuttles may take time to set up and stations become crowded.  Avoid disruptions and keep moving by catching another frequent bus service that’s heading to your destination. Alternate routes for each rail line available below.

Blue Line Station Icon Blue Line

Red Line Station Icon Purple Line Icon Red / Purple Line

Green Line Station Icon Green Line

Gold Line Station Icon Gold Line

Expo Line Icon Expo Line

Blue Line Station Icon Metro Blue Line

Between Willow St, Wardlow and Del Amo Stations and Downtown LA

From Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Downtown LA

  • Metro Silver Line from Harbor Gateway Transit Ctr (900 free parking spaces)
  • If you park at Willow St, Wardlow or Del Amo Station, consider using Park & Ride stations along on the Silver Line

Long Beach-bound when service is disrupted between Downtown LA and Willowbrook Station

Use Metro Silver Line / Metro Express 450 + Green Line combo, connect with Blue Line at Willowbrook Station towards Long Beach

Between Vernon, Slauson, Florence, Firestone and 103rd St/Watts Towers Stations and Downtown LA

From Vernon, Slauson, Florence, Firestone or 103rd St/Watts Towers Stations to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Vernon, Slauson, Florence, Firestone or 103rd St/Watts Towers Station

Between Artesia and Willow St Station and Downtown Long Beach stations

From 5th St, Anaheim St, PCH Stations to Willow St and Del Amo Stations

From Artesia and Willow St Stations to PCH, Anaheim St, 5th St, Pacific, Downtown Long Beach Stations

  • Long Beach Transit 51
    • At Artesia Station, board at bus plaza
    • At Willow St, PCH, Anaheim St, 5th St, board on southbound Long Beach Bl
    • Separate fare required

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Red Line Station Icon Purple Line Station Icon Metro Red Line/Metro Purple Line

Between Union Station and Downtown LA

From Union Station to Downtown LA

  • LADOT/Metrolink Bunker Hill Shuttle
    • Board at Patsaouras Bus Plaza Bay #3
    • Metrolink, EZ Pass or separate fare required
  • Metro Rapid 745 (Broadway, both directions)
    • Board at Patsaouras Bus Plaza Bay #7
  • Metro Local 40 (Broadway northbound, Spring St southbound)
    • Board at Patsaouras Bus Plaza Bay #5
  • Metro Rapid 733 (Main St northbound, Spring St southbound)
    • Board at Patsaouras Bus Plaza Bay #6
  • DASH B (Grand Av, both directions)
    • Board at Alameda St/Los Angeles St
    • Metrolink, EZ Pass or separate fare required
  • DASH D (Main St northbound, Spring St southbound)
    • Board at Patsaouras Bus Plaza Bay #2
    • Metrolink, EZ Pass or separate fare required

From Downtown LA to Union Station

  • LADOT/Metrolink Bunker Hill Shuttle
    • Board at Hope St/4th St, Grand Av/3rd St, Grand/1st St
    • Metrolink, EZ Pass or separate fare required
  • Metro Rapid 745 or Metro Local 40 (Broadway, both directions)
    • Board along northbound Broadway
  • Metro Rapid 733, or DASH D (Main St northbound, Spring St southbound)
    • Board along northbound Main St
    • Separate fare required for DASH
  • DASH B (Grand Av, both directions)
    • Board along Temple St between Grand-Los Angeles, Grand Av between 5th-Temple, Flower/5th, Macy’s Plaza, or Olive/6th
    • Metrolink, EZ Pass or separate fare required

Between Koreatown, Westlake/MacArthur Park and Downtown LA

From Wilshire/Western, Wilshire/Normandie, Wilshire/Vermont, and Westlake/MacArthur Park Stations to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Westlake/MacArthur Park, Wilshire/Vermont, Wilshire/Normandie, and Wilshire/Western Stations

Between Vermont/Beverly Station and Downtown LA

From Vermont/Beverly Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Vermont/Beverly Station

Between Vermont/Santa Monica Station and Downtown LA

From Vermont/Santa Monica Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Vermont/Santa Monica Station

Between Vermont/Sunset Station and Downtown LA

From Vermont/Sunset Station to Downtown LA

  • Metro Local 2 with “Downtown LA” headsign only
    • Board on eastbound Sunset Bl

From Downtown LA to Vermont/Sunset Station

Between San Fernando Valley and Downtown LA

Consider using LADOT Commuter Express 422 , 423 or Metrolink Ventura County or Antelope Valley Lines

  • Separate fare required

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Metro Green Line

Customers who normally connect with Blue Line to/from Downtown LA

Use Metro Silver Line or Metro Express 450 from Harbor Freeway Station instead

Between Norwalk Station and Downtown LA

From Norwalk Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Norwalk Station

Between Long Beach Bl Station and Downtown LA

From Long Beach Bl Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Long Beach Bl Station

Between Avalon Station and Downtown LA

From Avalon Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Avalon Station

Between Harbor Fwy Station and Downtown LA

From Harbor Fwy Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Harbor Fwy Station

Between Vermont/Athens Station and Downtown LA

From Vermont/Athens Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Vermont/Athens Station

Between Crenshaw Station and Downtown LA

From Crenshaw Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Crenshaw Station

Between Hawthorne/Lennox Station and Downtown LA

From Hawthorne/Lennox Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Hawthorne/Lennox Station

Between Aviation/LAX Station and Downtown LA

From Aviation/LAX Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Aviation/LAX Station

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Metro Gold Line

Between San Gabriel Valley and Downtown LA

From Sierra Madre Villa to Downtown LA

Between Northeast LA and Downtown LA

From Highland Park, Southwest Museum and Heritage Square Stations to Downtown LA

  • Metro Local 81
    • Board on southbound Figueroa St
  • Metro Local 83
    • Board on southbound Monte Vista St (Highland Park Station), southbound Marmion Way (Southwest Museum Station), southbound Pasadena Av (Heritage Square Station)

From Downtown LA to Southwest Museum, Heritage Square, Highland Park Station s

Between Lincoln/Cypress Station and Downtown LA

From Lincoln/Cypress Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Lincoln/Cypress Station

Between Boyle Heights and Downtown LA

From Pico/Aliso, Mariachi Plaza, Soto and Indiana Stations to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Pico/Aliso, Mariachi Plaza, Soto and Indiana Stations

Between East LA and Downtown LA

From Atlantic, East LA Civic Center, Maravilla, and Indiana Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Atlantic, East LA Civic Center, Maravilla, and Indiana Station

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Metro Expo Line

Between Culver City and Downtown LA

From Culver City Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Culver City Station

Between USC/Exposition Park Area and Downtown LA

From Expo/Vermont Station to Downtown LA

  • DASH F
    • Board on northbound Vermont Av
    • Separate fare required

From Expo Park/USC Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Expo Park/USC Station

From Jefferson/USC Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to Jefferson/USC Station

From 23rd St Station to Downtown LA

From Downtown LA to 23rd St Station

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