Orange County Transportation Authority

Fare Discounts

Whether it’s to work, school or just for fun, the train can save you money. Simply pick the pass that’s right for you and start saving today.

Youth (Ages 6 to 18)
25% off Monthly Pass, 7-Day Pass, One-Way and Round-Trip tickets

Child (Ages 5 and under)
Three children ride free with an adult using a valid ticket - each additional child pays youth fare.

Students
25% off Monthly Pass, 7-Day Pass, One-Way and Round-Trip tickets
Please present valid Student ID to the fare inspector upon request.

Senior (Ages 65 and over)
25% off Monthly Pass and 7-Day Pass
50% off One-Way and Round-Trip tickets
Please present photo ID with date of birth to the fare inspector upon request

Persons with Disabilities
25% off Monthly Pass and 7-Day Pass
50% off One-Way and Round-Trip tickets
Please present proof of eligibility to the fare inspector upon request:

  • LA County Transit Operators Association ID card
  • Reduced fare ID card from other transit system
  • Medicare ID card
  • DMV placard ID card
  • LA County Access Services ID Card holders ride at no cost
(Please note: Effective March 1, 2012 "old" white ID cards will no longer be accepted on Metrolink trains)

A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is allowed to accompany a person with a disability without purchasing a ticket. The PCA must board and detrain with the person with a disability.
For information on riding Metrolink with a service animal please review the information on ourAccessibility page.

Active Military

10% off One-Way and Round-Trip tickets
Please present a valid Common Access Card (CAC) to the fare inspector upon request.

School Group Travel  

  • Price $3.00 per student or chaperon round-trip or one-way
  • Minimum 1 chaperon per 10 students, maximum 1 chaperon per 5 students. 1 to 1 ratio permitted on students with disabilities. (All other adults must purchase tickets from TVM on day of travel).
  • NO transfers to connecting transit will be provided
  • Students ages 5 - 18 and/or attending K - 12 regardless of age
  • Minimum group size is 15
  • Reservations must be made six weeks prior to travel date at (800) 371-5465 (LINK)
  • Payment must be received 30 days prior to travel date
  • Weekend school trips not allowed
  • Limited space available

Booking a School Group Trip

Booking a school group trip on Metrolink is as easy as 1, 2, and 3!

  1. Call (800) 371-5465 (LINK) to make your reservation with Metrolink. Reservations must be made six weeks prior to travel.
  2. Send in payment 30 days prior to travel.
  3. Board the train with your valid travel voucher.

Transferring to Metro  

Looking to take your school group onto the Metro Rail or bus? Please call Metro’s student field trip reservation number at 213-922-4048. A separate reservation is required if you wish to transfer onto the Metro system.

Recreational Group Travel

  • For groups of 15 or more persons, maximum 50
  • Round-trip tickets cost $12.00 per person plus a $2.50 processing fee per order, all ages, for same day travel
  • Final payment must be received 14 days prior to the trip date
  • Transfers to most municipal operators
  • Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance at (800) 371-5465 (LINK)
  • Limited space available during off-peak periods

$10 Weekend Pass

Metrolink offers a Weekend Day Pass for only $10. This pass allows for a rider to ride anytime, anywhere system-wide on Saturday or Sunday. This pass includes free transfers to connecting rail or bus, except Amtrak. Monthly pass holders ride free on weekends systemwide. The $10 Weekend Day Pass is available for purchase on Saturday or Sunday at ticket vending machines at any Metrolink station with weekend service. The $10 Weekend Day Pass can be purchased by selecting "Weekend Day Pass" on the home screen.