Metro Transit is a Great Way to Get to STL Play

Area residents have the opportunity to head to downtown St. Louis to cheer on their favorite professional sports teams this summer. With both the Cardinals and the St. Louis CITY SC stadiums located just steps away from a MetroLink station, transit is a great option for travel that can save you time and money.

“I took the train from the casino to the stadium for Illini Night at the Cardinals game,” said Glenn, a transit rider from Central Illinois. “The train was clean, fast, and safe. I overheard many on the train saying how good things looked and that parking at the casino was the best place. Keep them rolling.”

Plan your trip:

Use Metro Transit’s Trip Planner function to generate a personalized route based on your starting point and ending point. The Metro Transit Park-Ride webpage also provides a list of MetroLink stations with Park-Ride lots.

Park-Ride lots in Illinois include:

  • 5th & Missouri Transit Center
  • Belleville Transit Center
  • College Transit Center
  • East Riverfront MetroLink Station
  • Emerson Park Transit Center
  • Fairview Heights Transit Center
  • Memorial Hospital Transit Center
  • Shiloh-Scott Transit Center
  • Swansea Transit Center
  • Washington Park Transit Center

Purchase your fare:

Once you get to the station, you can purchase a physical ticket via a ticket machine outside of the MetroLink platform. Alternatively, you can download the Transit app and purchase a digital ticket. Visit the Metro Transit Fares & Passes webpage to view all fare options and decide what works best for you.

Board & ride:

MetroLink: MetroLink operates two lines: the Blue Line and the Red Line. When the train arrives, double-check that it is the one you want. If you need assistance or have concerns while on a platform or MetroLink train, you may contact Metro Transit Information at 314-231-2345 (phone) or 314-207-9786 (text).

Stay aware, stay safe, and have fun!