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Riding the bus or train is a great stress-reliever. When you don’t have to watch the road, you can dive into a novel, catch up on email, or just sit back and relax. Not to mention the peace of mind that comes with a cheaper commute.
Plan your trip
Use Metro’s Regional Trip Planner to explore your transit options. This online system incorporates all local transit providers.
Metro is Los Angeles County’s regional transit provider. A number of Metro buses run through Glendale, connecting the City to all corners of the LA Metro Area. Local cash fare is $1.50, with discounts available for seniors, disabled, and Medicare-eligible riders. Riders may pay cash or load it onto a Tap Card. Many employers offer pre-tax or discounted Tap Cards as an employee benefit.
Before you ride for the first time, review Metro’s step-by-step Getting Started guide.
For up-to-the minute information on your favorite route, use Metro’s NEXTRIP Service.
The Glendale Beeline is operated by the City, and offers 13 routes throughout Glendale, and connects to neighboring destinations such as La Crescenta, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the Burbank Regional Intermodal Transportation Center.
Cash fare for regular routes is $1.00, with discounts available to seniors and students in some cases. View the Fare Structure Chart for a full list of policies.
Metrolink is the region’s commuter rail system, connecting travelers in Orange, LA, Ventura, and San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Metrolink’s Antelope Valley and Ventura County Lines run through Glendale Station (400 W. Cerritos Ave.). Metrolink fares vary based on the distance traveled and can be purchased at vending machines located at stations.
LADOT Commuter Express
LADOT operates Commuter Express buses, with a limited number of stops to get people from Point A to Point B as fast as possible.
The Commuter Express Route 549 stops in Glendale near the Brand/Central Exit of the 134, and serves Encino to Pasadena. Cash fare varies from $1.50 to $3 one-way, depending on the distance of your trip.