Metro Rail

With 80 stations throughout Los Angeles County, Metro Rail can take you just about anywhere. Metro’s nearly 200 bus lines help make easy connections to your destination. Avoid traffic and relax on your way to work or play.

Metro Rail has six lines running throughout LA County. Find the line that’s right for you:

  • The Metro Blue Line runs north and south between Los Angeles and Long Beach, connecting to the Green, Red and Purple lines.
  • The Metro Green Line crosses the Blue Line, running east and west between Norwalk and Redondo Beach, curving south near the Los Angeles International Airport.
  • The Metro Red Line subway meets the Blue Line in Los Angeles and provides service through Union Station, Downtown LA, Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley, where it meets the Metro Orange Line transitway.
  • The Metro Purple Line subway shares six stations with the Red Line in Downtown LA, including Union Station, and continues to the Mid-Wilshire area.
  • The Metro Gold Line connects with the Red and Purple lines at Union Station, and runs between Pasadena and East LA.
  • The Metro Expo Line runs east and west between Culver City and Downtown LA, connecting to the Blue, Red, and Purple lines.

A wide range of Metro and municipal bus connections are available at all Metro Rail stations.

Metro Rail Map

Self-service ticket vending machines (TVMs) are located at each Metro Rail station. Follow the step-by-step instructions to buy your ticket. There are no conductors to collect tickets, but you may be cited by a fare inspector if you cannot show proof of payment. Find complete fare details at

  Regular Senior/Disabled/Medicare
Base Fare
A single boarding on one rail line
$1.75 75¢ peak, 35¢ off-peak
Day Pass
Good for local travel all day; zone charges may apply on some lines
$7.00 $2.50