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OC Fair

Take Metrolink and the OC Fair Express Bus to the OC Fair and pay only $4 for admission!

General Overview

Avoid the stress of driving and take Metrolink to the OC Fair July 12 - Aug. 11. Enjoy delicious food, fun rides, exciting attractions and great entertainment. The best part? Metrolink riders can connect to the OC Fair Express on weekends and get a coupon for $4 OC Fair admission. That's a $10 savings!

For general information regarding the OC Fair, visit the website here.


How to Purchase Tickets

Purchase your ticket on the Mobile App or from the ticket vending machines (TVM) located on the Metrolink train platforms. Purchase a ticket prior to boarding the train. Please present your valid ticket to the fare inspector upon request.

$10 Weekend Day Pass - on Saturday or Sunday, purchase the $10 Weekend Day Pass for the best value. The pass gets you unlimited rides for the day with unlimited transfers with Metrolink lines and certain OCTA routes. See the Transit Connections page for more details here.

Check our weekend schedule for departure times here.

Check here to find parking information for your specific station.

OC Fair Express:

Metrolink riders get a discounted ticket to the Fair! Board the OC Fair Express Bus from one of nine locations, including the Anaheim-ARTIC, Santa Ana, Anaheim Canyon, Irvine and Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo stations, for a direct ride to the OC Fair, and you'll get a coupon good for a $4 admission ticket. For more details, visit



  • Ride the Orange County or Inland Empire-Orange County lines to the Anaheim Canyon, Santa Ana, Irvine, Anaheim-ARTIC or  Metrolink station.
  • From any of those stations, connect to the OC Fair Express for free with a valid Metrolink ticket.
  • OC Fair Express runs Saturdays and Sundays from July 14 to August 12, 10 a.m. - midnight.



OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


July 12 - August 11, 2019

Price of Entry

Metrolink and OC Fair Express Shuttle riders get $4 admission into the fair!