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Metro Rail

One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952
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The only way to travel if it stops close to where you want to go

I got on in North Hollywood and went to Union Station for $.35. in case you missed the decimal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Los Angeles, California
Word to the wise!

The metro Rail takes you to some very nice and exciting places but you will need to bring a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
William A
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952
Central L.A
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Reviewed yesterday

I got on in North Hollywood and went to Union Station for $.35. in case you missed the decimal point, that was THIRTY FIVE CENTS! It was fast, comfortable and actually kind-of fun.

Thank Banerman
Reviewed 2 days ago

The metro Rail takes you to some very nice and exciting places but you will need to bring a personal protective device due to some rather unsavory characters that are currently riding the rails. Its a great way to get around town just stay alert...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Compared to some other large city underground rail systems this is better than most. While it depends on the time of day and the area, it is usually patrolled by police who keep the street people moving and I was never hassled by anyone while...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great way to get around. Buy a travel ticket and top up as you go. $1.70 per journey with allowances for two hour change over. Covers vast area and ticket is valid when interchanging with bus service.

Thank jckfxy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've taken subways all over the world. This is not Japan's supercool, fast train; or New Yorks' all night service with precision scheduling - But LA's metro service is safe, clean and efficient. Great way to get downtown quickly from Hollywood. Bring your bike, too....More

Thank Trish T
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a city made for cars its time to realize that Metro Rail is a great alternative to get around LA. It's always clean safe and on time. No traffic. No need to look for parking and pay for parking when having to go downtown.

Thank SuperTraveler2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed taking Metro Rail, and found it comparable to BART in San Francisco-Oakland and superior to trains in Washington and NYC. It was pleasant and efficient.

Thank William N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I prefer Metro Rail to the Metro Buses, personally, because they are on-time, there are more of them, and you can be assured that the train will be there when it should be (which cannot, unfortunately, be said of far too many bus lines in...More

Thank marybelle08
Reviewed 1 week ago

$3 senior fare from Burbank airport to Union Station downtown in 24 minutes on Metrolink, weekdays only.

Thank H1270XMJohnG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Person with bicycle tried to push his way on to very crowded rail car and a fight ensued. Not very comforting. Also several very angry people on the train. Seemed to take a long time but possibly was all this commotion going on.

Thank cKathy
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Dotty K | Reviewed this property |
I bought an unlimited TAP card for one week. In 2015, it cost $25. If you are paying by the ride, and if it's anything like NYC's MetroCard, it is smart enough to count a Metro train and bus as one ride if both the Metro and... More
8 May 2017|
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Response from C K H | Reviewed this property |
Metrorail doesn't go there. Did you try Metro trip planner?
23 March 2017|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking, however overnight parking varies by station (if you are so inclined) several cities have security connected with the parking lots ans require a permit to leave your vehicle overnight to offset... More