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Explore SoCal With Metrolink

Take Metrolink to explore new and familiar destinations throughout Southern California.


Ideas, Day Trips, and Fun Destinations on Metrolink

Happy holidays! Time to join together with family and friends. We’ve got everything you need to inspire memorable journeys and day-long adventures everyone will treasure.

This season, enjoy the magic of a train ride!

Perfect day trips, just for you
The holidays are the perfect time to bring the magic of a train ride to life on Metrolink. We have delightful day trips from LA to Oceanside carefully curated for fun and adventure over the holidays.

Sharing the joy with foster families
To honor this season of fun and caring, this year we’re sharing awareness of services with Olive Crest, a non-profit that provides crucial services for the development of children and families.

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$10 Weekend Day Pass

Skip Traffic with Unlimited Train Rides
Leave your car, skip the weekend traffic, and ride Metrolink with the $10 Weekend Day Pass. Valid system-wide on either Saturday or Sunday.

Kids Ride Free!
Free train rides for children 17 years old and younger on Saturdays and Sundays when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

About $10 Weekends

Metrolinkable Events

Looking for a place to play this Fall?
Here are a selection of fun events that are very reachable on Metrolink.

Best Metrolink Destinations

Family Friendly Outings

What better way to launch a family fun day than with a train ride on Metrolink! Here are 8 places to travel that are within easy reach from one of our stations.

Family friendly outings
Macaw parrot
Best Metrolink Destinations

Shop & Dine

Imagine an escape with friends for a day of shopping and discovering new restaurants, bistros and boutiques.

shop & dine
Olvera Street shops
Best Metrolink Destinations

Enjoyable Strolls

Metrolink is a stress-free way to escape for a fun stroll someplace you’ve never explored before.

enjoyable strolls
L.A. Live night scene
Best Metrolink Destinations


Picture endless stretches of shoreline, historic piers and whale watching adventures. Most are an easy walk from the Metrolink station.

Girl running on beach
Best Metrolink Destinations

Arts & Culture

Metrolink is a safe and stress-free way to enjoy the arts and culture from Downtown Los Angeles south to Oceanside. All these destinations are an easy walk from the station.

Arts & Culture
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Best Metrolink Destinations

Bike Adventures

Did you know you can take your bike on Metrolink? We have special cars just for cyclists!

bike adventures
woman on bike

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How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

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