Why fight traffic on your commute to and from work when you can use the time for something you'd rather be doing instead? Board a MetroRail train and watch the scenery, read, catch up with a friend or surf the web with free onboard Wi-Fi. Visit our Online Marketplace to purchase your fare.
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Catch a Rail Connector bus
Take the train to MLK Station and then hop on a Connector bus to take you to th e UT campus ( Route 465). At Kramer Station, Route 466 will take you to The Domain or the Pickle Research Campus.
Night rail service
MetroRail trains run late on Friday and Saturday nights. Enjoy Austin's downtown, where there's always something going on, or destinations at any stop along the line. The last train leaves Downtown Station at 1:45 a.m. Friday and 2:30 a.m. Saturday, and trains begin service at 4 p.m. most Saturdays. If you're out even later, check our Late-Night Service.
A guaranteed ride home
If you're worried about how you'll get home in case of an emergency and thus hesitant to take the train, then we've got you covered. The Guaranteed Ride Home program provides registered MetroExpress, MetroFlyer, MetroRail and MetroRideShare customers with a taxi ride home from work in the event of an unexpected emergency. For an annual membership fee of $5, you can register and get reimbursed for up to 4 emergency taxi rides a year.