University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

Exploring Los Angeles

Riding the Rails

Metro Expo Line and Red Line

Thanks to the Expo Line, which runs from downtown Los Angeles to Culver City, exploring L.A. without a car has never been easier.

There are three stops near campus: Jefferson Blvd. and Figueroa St.; Exposition Blvd. and Trousdale Pkwy.; and Exposition Blvd. and Vermont Ave.

At the downtown 7th Street Metro station, the Expo Line connects to the Red Line, which goes through downtown and into Hollywood.

Use the maps and recommendations on the following pages to make the most of your travels.


Base fare for buses or trains is $1.50 each way. Day passes are available for $5 and save you money after four boardings. Additional zone charges apply on some lines.

Student Discount

Obtain an application for a college student monthly pass online at or from USC Transportation on campus. A student monthly pass costs $36.


The Expo Line runs from 5–12:30 a.m. Visit for specific timetables.

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