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Metro Rail

One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952
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It's not perfect, but I've been riding the subway and light rail in L.A. since this century began... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clifford S B
Los Angeles, California
brilliant way to get around

The Metro is such a convenient way of getting around LA, which is so busy in terms of traffic. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952
Central L.A
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Reviewed yesterday

It's not perfect, but I've been riding the subway and light rail in L.A. since this century began. It's mostly great and is ever-expanding its reach. Most exciting expansion recently is the Exposition Line out to Santa Monica, just a a few blocks from the...More

Thank Clifford S B
Reviewed yesterday

The Metro is such a convenient way of getting around LA, which is so busy in terms of traffic. We are from the UK so familiar with the tube, and found it so easy to get around using this system. You do need a tap...More

Thank Lo B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The subway network is essentially cross-shaped (north-south and east-west) with a few offshoots. The stations are clean and modern, with unique artwork at each station reflecting the neighborhood. This is not a dense system like in NYC. It's good for specific trips such as Pershing...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trains are always on time. Clean and very safe. It it the best means of transport from downtown los Angeles to Hollywood and other places of interest like the walk of fame,universal studios etc

Thank Thabang M
Reviewed 1 week ago

- This is the redline and is faster than the rest! The train gets pretty packed on the weekends but they come pretty regularly.

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The LA metro and bus system is excellent,cheap,fast and east to use. I would recommend getting a tap card which makes paying easy.We stayed in Korea Town and was able to get all the touristy areas with great ease. Highly recommended

Thank RonA_Plymouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't think that LA had a metro, but it does. For a city built as an homage to the motorcar, it seems an odd juxtaposition, a contravention of the stereotype, as the terms car and LA sit right beside one another in our mental...More

Thank Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 2 hour art tour was very enlightening. As everyday commuters we often do not notice the great artwork surrounding us in the various Metro Stations . Our tour met at the information booth inside Union Station at 10AM on the first Sunday of the...More

Thank Margaret Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you find the metro it's great. Cheap quick and fairly clean unlike some of LA. Hollywood to union square to catch Surfliner tho San Diego. Up n down the Hollywood Blvd to our motel 3km away. Will be using it on the return visit.

Thank 45rossite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when you travel in los angeles, you would think that you would be safe taking the subway. I can,t believe how bad it gotten over the years.too many homeless people hanging around the outside of the redline. and inside as well. I can,t believe a...More

Thank gbangs59
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I live in carson, ca and need to arrive in oxnard, ca by tues afternoon. Whay will be the route to take and how much?
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?
Is there free parking at these stations? We will probably be staying close to Glendale but I am sure will end up riding the trains/subways occasionally
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
Is it safe to travel the rail in the evenings and early-night from Santi Monica to LAX?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Jared N | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the rail line is fairly safe. I feel comfortable riding at all hours, but I am used to being in situations others might consider rough or questionable. I would advise being alert at all times when taking LA... More