Around Austin During F1
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.)
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.
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.
Take note of some service detours, beginning Thursday during Fan Fest setup and continuing throughout the weekend.
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.