Regular Ride
Senior 62+ / Medicare / Customer with Disability
$.75 peak
$.35 off-peak
K-12 and Community College Students
Free with GoPass
Low Income (LIFE)
20 Free rides/mo

Metro Rider’s Guide

Metro Rider’s Guide

Whether you are visiting Los Angeles for the first time or making lifestyle changes to your daily routine, use this guide to get started on your car-free adventures around the city.

Riders entering and exiting Metro Rail Santa Monica Station.

How to Ride Metro Rail

Metro rail refers to the A, B, C, D, E and L Lines (Blue, Red, Green, Purple, Expo and Gold) . There is a total of 93 stations in the system, each offering connections to Metro bus.

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Transit Schedules to and from the airport

Public transportation options to the Los Angeles (LAX), Long Beach (LGB) and Burbank (BUR) airports. Plan your trip Los Angeles Airport (LAX) FlyAway: FlyAway offers service to LAX from the


Whether you ride the Metro often or are new to it, we have you covered with the lowest fare possible.

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What Can I Bring On Board?

When riding Metro it’s ok to bring your Strollers, Luggage, Mobility Devices, Bikes. There is no eating or drinking allowed on platforms, trains and buses. Strollers Strollers are welcome on

Mother with daughter next to Metro rail train.

Tips for Young Riders

Children under age 6 may travel free with a fare-paying adult on bus or rail. Children age 6 and over must pay fare in order to ride. Regular fare is

Mobile device with Metro Parking app.


Where can I park my car? Everything you need to know about parking at Metro stations and how to purchase parking passes.

Side view of Dodger Stadium Express bus.

Dodger Stadium Express

Go Metro to Dodger Stadium by connecting with the Stadium Express at two convenient locations – Union Station or the South Bay.

Man with bicycle in repair shop.

Bike and Transit

Bikes are a great way to get to and from a transit stop. Integrating bicycling with public transit can greatly expand your travel range. Bike Map Here for your essential Travel

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Accessibility on Metro

Metro strives to ensure that its services are fully accessible to all of our customers, including those with disabilities.

Senior riders laughing while riding a Metro light rail vehicle.

On the Move Riders Program

On The Move Riders Clubs located throughout LA County provide peer-to-peer training and outings for older adults to make mass transit a familiar and enjoyable means of independent travel.

U-Pass Program

Metro is partnering with a growing number of colleges to offer reduced fare to a broader range of college students. Participating colleges expedite the process by administering the U-Pass enrollment

Metro Small Employer Pass (SEP) Program

Metro’s Small Employer Pass Program is a reduced cost annual fare program option for small to medium-sized businesses within LA County.  Overview Your 2024 SEP Continued Participation enrollment is only

How to Pay

TAP is a reloadable fare card that offers the most convenient and flexible way to pay your fare on Metro bus and rail.  It is also valid for travel with 25

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