MetroRail Red Line
Capital Metro’s MetroRail Red Line is a 26-mile line offering comfortable and reliable service between the City of Leander and downtown Austin. An additional lines is proposed to connect downtown with Manor and Elgin. For a full map, schedule and tickets, visit Capital Metro’s website.
The Downtown Station is conveniently located outside the Austin Convention Center on 4th St. between Neches & Trinity. Learn more
When it Runs
Monday-Thursday: during morning and evening rush hours. Hourly during midday. The last train leaves downtown at 6:25 p.m.
Friday: Approximately every 35 minutes during morning and evening rush hours. Hourly during midday and following the evening rush hour. The last train leaves downtown at 12:25 a.m.
Saturday: Approximately every 35 minutes from late afternoon until late night. The last train leaves downtown at 12:03 a.m.
Where it Goes
There are nine MetroRail stations, with routes beginning and ending downtown.Click here for a list of stations.
What It Costs
How to Ride
See the MetroRail Rider’s Guide for full details.
Park and Ride: The Leander, Lakeline and Howard stations have Park & Ride lots that allow you to drive in and leave your car at the station.
Take the Bus: MetroBuses stops at many MetroRail stations.
Bike and Ride: Bikes are always welcome on MetroRail, on racks or in the standing room section.