Metro will be offering free service on all bus and rail lines on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve so everyone can get home safely during the holidays.
No fare will be collected during the following times:
- Friday, Dec. 24, starting at 9 p.m. through Saturday, Dec. 25, at 2 a.m.
- Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, starting at 9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at 2 a.m.
All Metro Rail stations with fare gates will be unlatched, and fare boxes and validators will not deduct fare from TAP cards and fare media.
Please note that there will be no overnight or enhanced rail service on Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. Normal weekday bus and train schedules and service levels will be in effect. Trains will run approximately every 20 minutes after 8 p.m., and last trains will depart around midnight.
Metro will run on Sunday/holiday schedule on Christmas Day and on New Year’s Day, with added capacity on the L Line (Gold) on Jan. 1, 2022 for those heading to the Rose Parade or Rose Bowl game.
After the parade, floats are displayed near Victory Park in Pasadena. On Jan. 1, shuttle service from Sierra Madre Villa Station to the Post Parade viewing area runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Jan. 2, shuttle service from the station to Post Parade Park will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 5 p.m.
For updated schedules, see our timetables.
Metro Bike Share will also be offering free rides for the holidays from Dec. 24, 2021, to Jan 2, 2022. To redeem your 30-minute free ride, just select ‘1-Ride’ at any Metro Bike Share kiosk, online or in the Metro Bike Share app. You can redeem free rides multiple times throughout the day using promo code 010122.
A credit or debit card is required. The first 30 minutes of all rides are free. Rides longer than 30 minutes are just $1.75 each additional half-hour. Electric Metro Bike unlocking fees are waived. Temporary credit card holds and Smart Metro Bike convenience fees will apply.
We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday, and a bright beginning to 2022!
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