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There are hundreds of connections you can make with your valid Metrolink ticket including city bus, shuttle bus, light rail, and subway lines.

By special arrangement with transit systems throughout Southern California, your Metrolink ticket takes you farther than ever before. Most of these connections are free with your valid Metrolink ticket.

Three Simple Rules:

  • All Metrolink tickets must be stamped with today’s date to be valid for boarding connecting transit (Monthly Passes must be for the current month).
  • Metrolink tickets are good for free rides on most local transit services only. An additional fare payment may be required for express or other non-local bus service.
  • Just show your Metrolink ticket to the driver or attendant upon boarding your connecting transit service.

Here’s more information on all participating transit services and some important tips to help you complete your trip and get the best value from your Metrolink ticket:

In Los Angeles County, the EZ transit pass program allows Metrolink riders with valid Metrolink tickets unlimited free rides on participating operators' local services - any time, any day, any station, any direction of travel. Local service includes all Metro Rail routes and stations, Metro Rapid bus and Metro Local bus. An additional fare for express services may be required (e.g. Metro Silver Line).

EZ transit pass travel does not require a direct transfer between Metrolink and connecting bus and rail lines. Remember, your Metrolink ticket must be for today’s date to be valid for travel on any of the participating EZ transit pass operators’ local services, but the time limits on One-Way and Round-Trip Metrolink tickets don’t apply to connecting EZ transit pass services. Ticket time limits are only for your trip onboard Metrolink trains.

The EZ transit pass program participants include:

  • Antelope Valley Transit Authority
  • Burbank Bus
  • Foothill Transit
  • Gardena Municipal Bus Lines
  • Glendale Beeline
  • Metro Bus & Metro Rail
  • Montebello Bus Lines
  • Monterey Park Spirit Bus
  • Norwalk Transit
  • Pasadena ARTS
  • Santa Clarita Transit
  • Santa Fe Springs Metro Express
  • Torrance MAX
  • Torrance Transit

As part of the EZ transit pass program, your Metrolink ticket can be used for unlimited rides on all of the Metro Rail services in Los Angeles County including:

  • Metro Red Line to Wilshire/Western and North Hollywood: Use your Metrolink ticket to ride to and from all the stations along the Metro Red Line.
  • Metro Blue Line to Long Beach: Ride free with your Metrolink ticket all the way to Long Beach and back.
  • Metro Green Line to LAX/El Segundo: At the Norwalk Metrolink station, Metrolink ticket holders may board the City of Norwalk’s Route #4 and ride free to the Norwalk Green Line station. Transfers to/from all Metro Green Line stations and on Metro buses serving the Green Line stations are included in your Metrolink ticket.
  • Metro Gold Line to Pasadena: Board the Metro Gold Line at Union Station and ride free all the way to Pasadena.
  • Metro Expo Line to Culver City.
  • Metro Orange Line: Board the Metro Orange Line at Chatsworth Station and ride all the way to North Hollywood.

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In addition to the EZ Transit Pass Program, Metrolink offers connections to many other transit services. Click on the county link to see a list of all connections. Unless noted, you can ride for free on these connecting local services with your valid Metrolink ticket.

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LACMTA*- Metro Bus & Metro Rail (Blue, Red, Green & Gold Lines, Metro Rapid and Metro Local)

Note: An additional fare payment may be required for express or other non-local bus service.

Metrolink Stations served: Baldwin Park, Burbank, Burbank Airport, Cal State LA, Chatsworth, Commerce, El Monte, Glendale, Industry, Montebello/Commerce, Northridge, Norwalk/Santa Fe Springs, Downtown Pomona, Union Station, Sun Valley, Sylmar/San Fernando, Van Nuys

Antelope Valley Transit Authority* (fare required)
Metrolink Stations served: Lancaster, Palmdale, Union Station

City of Azusa Metrolink Shuttle
Metrolink Stations served: Covina

City of Baldwin Park Pumpkin and Teal shuttles
Metrolink Stations served: Baldwin Park

Burbank Bus*
Metrolink Stations served: Downtown Burbank

City of Claremont Dial-A-Ride (fare required)
Metrolink Stations served: Claremont, Montclair

City of Commerce*

Metrolink Stations served: Commerce

Culver City Municipal Bus Lines*

City of El Monte Flair Park and Civic Center shuttles

Metrolink Stations served: El Monte

Foothill Transit*
Metrolink Stations served: Baldwin Park, Cal State L.A., Claremont, Covina, Industry, Downtown Pomona, Montclair, Pomona North, Union Station

Gardena Municipal Bus Lines*

Glendale Beeline*
Metrolink Stations served: Burbank, Glendale

City of Glendora Minibus
Metrolink Stations served: Covina

Metrolink Stations served: Chatsworth, Union Station, Northridge, Sylmar/San Fernando, Van Nuys.

Long Beach Transit*

County of Los Angeles - Department of Public Works*
Acton and Agua Dulce Shuttle
Metrolink Stations served: Newhall, Vincent Grade/Acton
El Sol East Los Angeles Shuttle
Metrolink Stations served: Cal State L.A.
Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court Shuttle
Metrolink Stations served: Cal State L.A. (fare required)
Metrolink Stations served: L.A. Union Station, Downtown Burbank 

Montebello Bus Lines*
Metrolink Stations served: Montebello/Commerce.
Montebello Link (subscription shuttle service)

Metrolink Stations served: Montebello/Commerce

Monterey Park Spirit Bus*
Metrolink Stations served: Cal State L.A.

Norwalk Transit*
Metrolink Stations served: Norwalk/Santa Fe Springs

North County TRANSporter bus (operated by AVTA)*
Metrolink Stations served: Palmdale, Newhall

Pasadena ARTS*

Santa Clarita Transit*
Metrolink Stations served: Burbank, Chatsworth, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Newhall, Union Station, Via Princessa, Vincent Grade / Acton

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus (fare required)
Metrolink Stations served: Union Station.

Torrance MAX*

Torrance Transit*
Metrolink Stations served: Union Station

City of West Covina “Go West” Shuttle
Metrolink Stations served: Baldwin Park, Covina

* Participating EZ Transit Pass operators

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Metrolink Stations served: Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim Canyon, Fullerton, Irvine, Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo, Orange, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Tustin

Only OCTA buses that directly connect with Metrolink trains at or near rail stations will honor Metrolink tickets and passes. Only OCTA routes 1, 21, 24, 25, 26, 29, 38, 43, 47/A, 50, 53, 54, 56, 57, 59, 70, 71, 82, 83, 85, 86, 90, 91, 143, 167, 188/A, 191/A, 193, 206, 211, 213/A, 410, 411, 430, 431*, 453, 454, 462, 463, 464, 472, 473, 480, 490, 543 accept valid Metrolink tickets as full fare for travel to and from stations. A valid Metrolink ticket must be shown each time you board the bus; passengers must show a valid Metrolink pass or ticket, swipe a valid OCTA pass, or pay the cash fare to board. Amtrak tickets cannot be used as transfers. * Seasonal only. Operates when Anaheim Ducks have home games.


Anaheim Transportation Network - ART Metrolink Connections
888-364-ARTS (2787)
Metrolink Stations served: Anaheim, Anaheim Canyon and Orange

City of Irvine iShuttle
949-72GOBUS / 949-724-6287
Metrolink Stations served: Tustin, Irvine

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Riverside Transit Agency (RTA)
Metrolink Stations served: Montclair, North Main Corona, Pedley, Riverside / La Sierra, Riverside Downtown, West Corona

City of Corona Cruiser & Dial-A-Ride
 (Corona Cruiser)
951-734-7220 (Corona Dial-A-Ride)
Metrolink Stations served: North Main Corona, West Corona (fare required)
Metrolink Stations served: Riverside-Downtown

Metrolink Stations served: Riverside-Downtown

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Metrolink Stations served: Fontana, Downtown Pomona, East Ontario, Montclair, Rialto, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside Downtown, San Bernardino, Upland

Mountain Area Regional Transit (MARTA)
Metrolink Stations served: San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamonga

Victor Valley Transit Authority Commuter Express (fare required)
Metrolink Stations served: Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino

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NCTD Breeze/ Sprinter
Metrolink Stations served: Oceanside.

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City Of Camarillo Dial-A-Ride

Metrolink Stations served: Camarillo

Moorpark City Transit
Metrolink Stations served: Moorpark

City of Simi Valley

Metrolink Stations served: Chatsworth, Simi Valley.

South Coast Area Transit (SCAT)
Metrolink Stations served: East Ventura, Oxnard

Thousand Oaks Transit Shuttle
Metrolink Stations served: Moorpark

Ventura Intercity Service Transit Authority (VISTA)

Metrolink Stations served: Camarillo, Moorpark

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