Kids Ride Free
Metrolink's Kids Ride Free on Weekends deal means every weekend, up to three children ages 17 and under can travel anywhere on the Metrolink system with a paying adult. Take an adventure to any of our over 300 EXPLORE destinations across Southern California, and the kids ride completely free - no ticket needed! And best of all, adults ride for just $10 with the Weekend Day Pass making it more affordable than ever to take a family rail trip.
Start by letting us help you plan your trip by checking our schedule here, or by using our Mobile App. Then on the day of your weekend trip, simply purchase a $10 Weekend Day Pass for each adult.
Next, browse our system map to see where in SoCal we travel, which includes service from Ventura down to Oceanside. Weekend service is available on six out of seven lines including Antelope Valley, Orange County, San Bernardino, Inland Empire-Orange County, Ventura County and 91-Perris Valley Lines.
Finally, choose your own adventure:
- Ride one of these bike trails
- Take a trip to the beach
- Check out one of these museums, or
- Go shopping with a friend
At Metrolink safety is our foundational value. As the world continues to change around us, the work we must do to protect your safety evolves and expands. This includes everything from keeping our communities safe from our moving trains to ensuring our riders feel safe and secure throughout their commute with us.
Taking the train is easy and can even be fun! Click here to see a step by step process on how you can take the train to wherever you want to go.
Kids Ride Free FAQ
The Kids Ride Free Weekends is a promotion that offers free train rides for children 17 years old and younger on Saturdays and Sundays when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. Kids Ride Free Weekends provides families an affordable way to take a weekend day trip to explore Southern California destinations on Metrolink – and avoid the stress of traffic.
Each fare-paying adult can be accompanied by up to three children, 17 years old and younger, at no additional charge. And on weekends, each adult pays just $10 for a Weekend Day Pass – so families small and large can have an affordable experience.
No. Up to three children can ride for free with an adult who has a valid Metrolink ticket of any type.
As most people work during the week, weekends are a great time for families to spend time together visiting fun destinations, extended family and friends. Kids ages 6 and under always ride free on Metrolink – no matter the day of the week.
Kids Ride Free is available on all Metrolink lines with weekend routes. Unfortunately, the Riverside Line does not currently offer weekend service.
Metrolink already has a weekend promotion in place for adults. With our $10 Weekend Day Pass, adults can ride all day anywhere Metrolink travels on weekends for one low fare. Coupled with the Kids Ride Free promotion, families can travel to multiple Metrolink destinations on the weekend for less than the cost of a tank of gas.
No, children do not need to show proof of age, they’re only required to be accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
No, the Kids Ride Free promotion is valid on Saturdays and Sundays only.
Metrolink cares about the communities it serves. And we know that, after months at home families are looking for safe and affordable ways to change their routines and get out of the house. This promotion enables them to do that. At the same time, we are happy to support local businesses and destinations that are working to recover from the effects of COVID-19.
The Kids Ride Free promotion is part of our regular fare structure.