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Formula 1 is returning to Austin Oct. 31 & Nov. 1-2, 2014. Capital Metro will be ready to provide service to race fans and Fan Fest goers, as well as Austinites just looking to get around town. We’re here to help.

Use the Capital Metro Trip Planner to get to the Austin Convention Center where the Circuit of the Americas shuttle service will take fans to the racetrack.

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Getting Around Austin During F1

Use the Capital Metro Trip Planner to get to the Austin Convention Center where the Circuit of the Americas shuttle service will take fans to the racetrack. (Separate fee applies for COTA Shuttle.)


MetroRail

Forget driving to the race track all together by combining the Circuit of the Americas shuttle and MetroRail.

By far, the most convenient option for reaching the race track shuttle service will be MetroRail. Train service travels from Leander to nine stations along the line, with a final stop at 4th and Trinity in downtown Austin—directly in front of the Convention Center. 

With frequent service all day, free onboard Wi-Fi and real-time arrival information, convenience is in your corner.

Catch a ride for only $2.75 one way or $5.50 round trip. By purchasing any MetroRail Commuter Day Pass or higher, enjoy access to all of Capital Metro’s Local and Premium Services. Buy MetroRail passes on the CapMetro App, at ticket vending machines on station platforms or at the Transit Store, open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Transit Store is located downtown at 209 W. 9th Street.


MetroRapid

Heading downtown for the fan festivities during F1? MetroRapid’s got your ride! With eight stations conveniently located throughout downtown Austin, Route 801 and 803 are your ride to the fun.


MetroRapid is also another good option for fans traveling to the Convention Center F1 shuttle site. Take a short walk from MetroRapid Republic Square Stations in downtown to the shuttle stop.

Route 801 travels 21-miles from North Lamar to South Congress. Routes 803 travels 15-miles from Burnet to South Lamar.

Catch a ride for only $1.50 one way or $3 round trip. By purchasing any MetroRapid Premium Day Pass or higher, enjoy access to all of Capital Metro’s Local Service. Buy passes on the CapMetro App, onboard or at the Transit Store, open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Transit Store is located downtown at 209 W. 9th Street.


Local Bus Service

Capital Metro offers over 80 different bus routes throughout the Central Texas area. Local bus service is an inexpensive and reliable way to travel around Austin during F1. Plan a trip today. Buying a MetroBus pass is easy and inexpensive. For only $1 one-way or $2 for a Day Pass, it’s a good bargain and can save you from paying for expensive parking downtown. Single Ride and Day Passes are available for purchase onboard buses. Day passes are also available for purchase at the Transit Store or on the CapMetro App.


Mobile App

Quickly and easily plan your trip and buy tickets on the go using the CapMetro App, available for free download in the Apple, Android and Windows phone stores.

During F1, take advantage of Capital Metro’s special Festival Pass—offering you access to three days of transit service on any Commuter, Premium or Local route.


Late Night Routes

Planning to be out late during F1 weekend? Capital Metro offers regular Night Owl service that runs from midnight until 3 a.m. for just $1. Find detailed route information at capmetro.org/latenight.

E-Bus service operates Thursday through Saturday night from approximately 9 p.m. until 3 a.m. via routes 410 West Campus, 411 Riverside and 412 Main Campus. The cost to ride is $1. Browse our route schedules to find a route that suits you best.

For more information, call the GO Line at 512-474-1200.