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OC Fair Express Starts July 14 with Free Rides, Prizes

Orange County’s easiest and best ride to the OC Fair is back! Avoid traffic and parking headaches by taking the OC Fair Express direct to the gate, and save on fair admission, too.

From July 14 to Aug. 12, buses will depart from nine convenient locations on Saturdays and Sundays and will provide rides from approximately 10 a.m. to midnight. 

Metrolink riders can connect to the OC Fair Express at the Anaheim Canyon, Anaheim-ARTIC, Santa Ana, Irvine or Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Metrolink stations. Simply show your valid Metrolink ticket and ride the bus for free

OC Fair Express costs $2 each way, or 75 cents for seniors age 60 and up and people with disabilities. You can purchase tickets on board or in advance with the OC Bus Mobile App. The Youth Summer Pass also works on the OC Fair Express.

In addition, OC Fair Express riders receive a coupon for $4 OC Fair admissionWith that $10 savings, a fun trip on the OC Fair Express pays for itself.

Join us for the OC Fair Express Kick Off Event on July 14 at the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Metrolink Station from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Passengers on the first trip at 10:30 am will receive free round trip rides, exclusive OC Fair tote bags, free fair carnival ride tickets, and more.  

To learn more about the OC Fair Express, including departure points and schedules, click here.

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