Non-refundable and non-replaceable, Metrolink tickets are sold at ticket-vending machines on station platforms.
Valid for a single one-way trip between the origin and destination stations. One-way tickets are valid for three hours from time of purchase. One-way mobile tickets expire at 3 am following the date of purchasing. Best for those who travel infrequently and plan to stay at their destination for more than one day.
Valid for a round-trip on the same day between the origin and destination stations. Travel must begin within three hours from time of purchase and end that same day. Round-trip mobile tickets expire at 3 am following the date of purchase. Ideal for infrequent travelers who complete their trip in one day.
Advance Purchase Ticket
One-way or round-trip tickets can be purchased up to one year in advance. Select the advance purchase option and choose your travel date and ticket type. Unlike a same-day travel ticket, an advance purchase ticket will not include a printed expiration time. Use it any time on the day you chose to travel.
Good for unlimited trips for seven consecutive days starting on the day of purchase between a set origin and destination, the 7-Day Pass is priced at seven one-way trips. Discounts apply for senior/disabled/Medicare (25 percent off) and students (10 percent off). It may not be purchased in advance.
5-Day Flex Pass
The 5-Day Flex Pass is available only on the Metrolink Mobile App. To purchase, riders choose their origin and destination stations, then select 5-Day Flex Pass from the ticket menu. Once the pass is purchased, riders will find five one-day passes in their Mobile App ticket wallet. On the day of travel, the rider simply activates one of the one-day passes before boarding; the activated one-day pass will expire at the end of the day. Each 5-Day Flex Pass is valid for 30 days, allowing riders the flexibility to choose when to use their individual tickets to travel.
The 5-Day Flex Pass is valid for a 10 percent discount compared to one-way and round-trip ticket prices that can be used in conjunction with other reduced ticket types, such as student or senior passes.
10-Day Flex Pass
The 10-Day Flex Pass is a new fare type that is perfect if for hybrid or flexible commuting or for less frequent travel. With the click of a button, you get the flexibility of 10 one-day passes to use when you need to travel within 60 days. The 10-Day Flex pass offers 10% savings on the cost of 10 round-trip tickets. Just buy the pass exclusively on the Metrolink Mobile App before your trip; 10 one-day tickets are saved in your ticket wallet; simply activate one ticket each day you travel before you board the train.
$10 Weekend Day Pass
The Metrolink Weekend Day Pass allows purchasers to ride anytime, anywhere system-wide on Saturday or Sunday for only $10. This pass includes free transfers to connecting rail or bus, except Amtrak. Metrolink monthly pass holders ride free on weekends systemwide. The $10 Weekend Day Pass is available for purchase on Saturday or Sunday on the Metrolink Mobile App or at ticket vending machines at any Metrolink station with weekend service and can be purchased by selecting "Weekend Day Pass" on the home screen.
On weekends, three children 17 and under can ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.
$15 Summer Day Pass
The $15 Summer Day Pass is a weekday ticket perfect for summer travel Monday through Friday throughout Metrolink’s service area. The ticket provides unlimited rides on one weekday of travel system-wide at a flat $15 price no matter where you go. The new $15 Summer Day Pass is available from Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, September 1, 2023. The $15 Summer Day Pass is available on the Metrolink Mobile App and at station ticket machines. No advance purchase - must be used on date of purchase.
Valid for unlimited travel between the origin and destination station during the calendar month printed on the pass. For convenience, monthly passes are sold from the 25th of the current month to the 14th of the new month. As a special benefit and at no additional charge, monthly pass holders can ride any Metrolink train from Friday 7 p.m. through 11:59 p.m. Sunday all weekend long, anywhere in the Metrolink system. Also at no additional charge, monthly pass holders can ride both Metrolink and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains between the stations paired on the ticket as part of the Rail 2 Rail® program.
California Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders qualify for 50% off Metrolink ticket or pass. Travel to school, work and anywhere else across SoCal Metrolink’s service area. Riders with an EBT card must purchase a paper ticket from a Metrolink ticket vending machine. For more information, visit https://metrolinktrains.com/lowincomefare or for Spanish https://metrolinktrains.com/programa-de-descuento-de-tarifas/.
Metrolink and Amtrak Transfers
Only OCTA buses that directly connect with Metrolink trains at or near rail stations will honor Metrolink tickets and passes. Only OCTA routes 1, 25, 26, 29, 38, 43, 47/A, 50, 53, 54, 56, 57, 59, 70, 71, 83, 85, 86, 90, 91, 123, 143, 153, 453, 463, 472, 473, 480, 543, 553, 560 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.
* Additional fare may be required for express routes.