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Metro Rail

One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952
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A good system if it goes where you need it to!!!

The LA Metro goes against the very grain of the Southern California car culture and for that alone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Studio City
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The Metro is a great way to get around LA, and when you get a TAP card it's a great deal. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952
Central L.A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The LA Metro goes against the very grain of the Southern California car culture and for that alone it deserves high marks. The problem is that there are many times it either doesn't go where you need it to (HELLO LAX) or that you have...More

Thank StudioCityMark
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Metro is a great way to get around LA, and when you get a TAP card it's a great deal. We traveled mostly on the Red and Expo lines, from Hollywood to downtown and from Santa Monica to Hollywood. The cast of characters is...More

Thank Buckmode
Reviewed 1 week ago

O.K. very cheap but need someone to help you at the stations to buy tickets. Don't tell you how long it is before the next train comes and doesn't tell you the name of all the stations. Easy to go the wrong direction. The trains...More

Thank etsu2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting around LA. A 7 day pass for $25.00, can be used on bus, train, subway for a cheap way to travel this is it

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Told to take north-bound train from Hollywood&Highland one stop to Universal City for studios. Train was listed as such but went in opposite direction to Union St. Turns out there was track work on the other line, diverted alternately north-south in the single platform, so...More

Thank HowardPH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very easy to operate the system once you have grasped it The Metro consist of both trains and buses. It can pay of buying a 7 dayes pass for just $25 even though you are there for a shorter time. As one recommender...More

Thank JorgenHelstrup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The metro rail was easy to navigate, even though they were partially closed on a weekend. Shuttle buses were available at no cost, I walked one day and took the subway down Hollywood Boulevard to arrive at my destination.

Thank Toni H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For us who never grew up with the whole train system it was indeed one of the BEST experiences we have done. It was very confusing at first as you dont know what train color to take and hopping on and off. But with a...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in the suburbs, but have a couple of Metro stations less than three miles away. I often go with friends on "Urban Excursions" into L.A. for lunch or dinner. It is cheap and reliable. Some (not all) stops offer lots of free parking....More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You hate (or are afraid of) Los Angeles traffic? Might be no problem... If you're not from around here you may not know this, but Los Angeles has an excellent light rail system, closely linked with several excellent bus systems. If you're coming to visit,...More

1  Thank 00Bruce00
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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
22 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?
18 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