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Purchasing tickets and passes is easy
You have a number of choices for purchasing Metrolink tickets and passes.

You can simply purchase them at any station using the ticket vending machines (TVMs), or if you prefer to plan ahead, you can go to a ticket outlet or order by mail. 

Here are more details on purchasing your next ride on Metrolink.

Ticket vending machines
Every Metrolink station has a ticket vending machine (TVM) allowing you to purchase your ticket or pass right on the spot. Most TVMs accept cash and most major credit cards. Some TVMs accept credit/debit cards only. For more information, visit our Using the TVM section.

Ticket outlets
You can pick up your Metrolink ticket or pass from several outlets throughout Los Angeles County. Click here to find the location nearest you. Please call to confirm which types of Metrolink tickets are available at each location.

Los Angeles Union Station 
(800) 371-5465 (LINK)
800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles

Two ticket windows at Union Station offer all ticket types as well as the option to purchase tickets with a personal check or TransitCheck. Ticket windows are open 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Pass by mail
You can purchase your monthly pass from the convenience of home. Just download the Pass By Mail form and put in the mail. Remember, the form must be received before the 15th of the month to receive your pass by the 1st of the new month.