Zoom Downtown, Toll Free!
We've added trips to several of our MetroExpress routes, and 3 of them take
advantage of the MoPac Express Lanes, letting riders bypass traffic.
With 50% more service, faster trips downtown and toll-free access to the fast lane, Cap Metro
gives you better choices than ever before. Express buses have free Wi-Fi, comfy seats and
room for your bike. They save you money on tolls, gas and car maintenance ... so why fight
And now ... weekend service!
980 North MoPac
Direct now offer Saturday service! That comes just in time to make
up for the coming
disruption. The 980 will get you from Howard Station to downtown and the UT
campus, and the 985 begins in Leander, serves Lakeline Station, connects to Republic
Square and ends on campus. Both routes operate from 4 p.m. past midnight on
980 North MoPac Express operates in the MoPac Express Lanes, serving the New
Life Park & Ride. It includes service between Round Rock and downtown 3 times in the
morning and 3 times after work.
- New Route 981 Oak Knoll Express operates in the MoPac
and serves the Pavilion and Great Hills Park & Rides before heading directly to
operates all day. It also uses the Express Lanes and serves Leander and Lakeline
Stations before heading directly to downtown.
- Route 982 Pavilion Express operates
serving the Pavilion and Great Hills Park & Rides before heading directly to the
Street medical areas.
- Route 987:
operates in the Express Lanes for some trips. Route 987 serves Leander and Lakeline
Stations before heading directly to the 38th Street medical area.
MetroExpress connects suburban neighborhoods with downtown Austin, UT and
the 38th Street medical complex. Weekday service offers commuters an
alternative to driving alone. Visit our
& Ride map, then
plan your trip and turn drive
time into “my time.”
|Commuter fares |
|Single Ride ||$3.50|
Ride, Reduced ||$1.75|
|Day Pass ||$7.00|
|Day Pass, Reduced ||$3.50|
|7-Day Pass ||$27.50|
|31-Day Pass ||$96.25|
|31-Day Pass, Reduced
Riding MetroExpress requires riders to purchase a
Commuter fare . When you
purchase a Day Pass, 7-Day or 31-Day Pass, you can use it on any
Capital Metro bus or train. Make a transfer or ride to
lunch, or run errands without paying additional fares.
- On the
CapMetro App : Purchase any pass with credit
card by downloading the CapMetro App.
- On the bus: Single Ride and Day Passes may be purchased on the
bus. Exact change or a Stored Value Card is required.
- At local retail outlets: Many supermarkets sell monthly passes
at the courtesy counter, or you can purchase passes at the
Transit Store, 209 E. 9 th.
- Online: Have passes mailed to you
when you purchase from Capital Metro’s
Reduced fares are available to qualified riders. They generally cost
about half the price of our regular fares. Please view the "Fare Per
Service Type" section above
to see exact prices and visit our
Fare ID Card page to learn about eligibility and how to