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Kids Ride Free, Adults $10!

Save on weekend Daycations when you take your kids on Metrolink.

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On weekends, the Kids Ride Free discount allows up to three children 17 years old and under to ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

Adults pay only $10 to ride Metrolink on Saturday or Sunday with the $10 Weekend Day Pass. No ticket is needed for children; they simply board the train with an accompanying adult.

Are you ready?

It's easy to take family train trips on Metrolink:

  • Check our system map to see where we travel. Weekend service is available on our Antelope Valley, Orange County, San Bernardino, Inland Empire-Orange County, and 91-Perris Valley Lines.

  • Next, choose a destination to explore. Maybe it’s one of these bike trails, or the San Clemente Pier.

  • Plan your schedule here, or using our Mobile App.

  • On the day of your weekend trip, purchase a $10 Weekend Day Pass for each adult – contactless on the Metrolink Mobile App or use our new ticket machines at our stations. With every $10 Weekend Day Pass you buy, up to 3 kids (ages 17 years old and under) ride free – anywhere Metrolink travels.

Frequently Asked Questions

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. Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult.

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 County 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.

No. Up to three children can ride for free with an adult who has a valid Metrolink ticket of any type.

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.