Light rail vehicle at night

Transit service is provided 365 days a year on many local routes throughout the Valley.
View route schedules and maps here.

Bus Holiday Hours

Bus service will operate on the following major holidays using a Sunday schedule. Express and RAPID routes do not operate on these holidays:

  • New Year’s Day

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Christmas Day (observed)

No Express and RAPID service on the following five holidays (Light rail, local bus, circulators and rural route 685 will run at regular weekday service levels on these days):

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Presidents Day

  • Veterans Day

  • Day after Thanksgiving

  • Christmas Eve

Service Hours and Frequencies

Light Rail

You must possess valid fare to ride Valley Metro Rail or to be at a Valley Metro Rail station.

Monday-Saturday

Hours. The first full trip of the day begins at 4:40 a.m. at the end-of-line stations. The last full trip of the day begins at 11 p.m., arriving at the opposite end of the line after midnight. Trains leaving the end-of-line after 11 p.m. do not complete full trips to the other end of line. 
Frequency. Trains arrive every 15 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; all other hours, every 20 minutes.

Sunday and holidays

Hours. The first full trip of the day begins at 5 a.m. at the end-of-line stations. The last full trip of the day begins at 11 p.m., arriving at the opposite end of the line after midnight. Trains leaving the end-of-line after 11 p.m. do not complete full trips to the other end of line. 
Frequency. Trains arrive every 20 minutes.

Streetcar

Streetcar will be free for all riders for the first year it is open. When the free fare period ends, Streetcar fare will be $1 per ride or $0.50 with Reduced Fare ID. 

Hours. Monday-Saturday: 6 a.m. to midnight. Sundays: 8 a.m. to midnight 
Frequency. Streetcar operates seven days a week and arrives at stops every 15-20 minutes. 

Rail Holiday Hours

Valley Metro Rail will operate on the following major holidays using a Sunday schedule.

  • New Year’s Day

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Christmas Day (observed)

Approximate travel time between destinations Minutes
Entire 28-mile route 95
Dunlap to downtown Phoenix 31
Dunlap to PHX Sky Train 50
Downtown Phoenix to PHX Sky Train 18
Downtown Phoenix to downtown Tempe 31
Downtown Phoenix to Mesa 46
Downtown Tempe to Mesa 15

For additional information call (602) 253-5000

Customer Service Call Center

Regular business hours:

  • 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturdays
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays and the following designated holidays:
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • Presidents Day
    • Veterans Day
    • Day after Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Eve

Call Center is closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day