Cleveland Metro

The RTA Rapid Transit of Cleveland has 4 lines that serve Cleveland and Cuyahoga County: a rapid transit line, the Red Line, and 2 light rail lines, the Blue and Green Lines. The fourth line is Waterfront Line. Cleveland has a bus and rail mass transit system. The light rail and rapid transit trains are complemented with 90 bus routes.

  • Known as: The Rapid
  • Lines: 4
  • Stations: 18 Rapid transit, 34 Light rail
  • Operated by: the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
  • Passengers/year: 1.3 million

RTA Rail lines and stations

  • The Red Line goes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport northeast to the Louis Stokes Station at Windermere. Main stations: Airport Rapid Station, Brookpark Rapid Station, Puritas - W 150 Rapid Station, West Park Rapid Station, Triskett Rapid Station, W. 117 - Madison Highland Rapid Station, West Blvd. - Cudell Rapid Station, W. 65 - Lorain Rapid Station, W. 25 - Ohio City Rapid Station, Tower City Rapid Station, E. 34 - Campus Rapid Station, E. 55 Rapid Station, E. 79 (Red Line) Rapid Station, E. 105 - Quincy Rapid Station, Cedar - University Rapid Station, E. 120 Rapid Station, Superior Rapid Station, Louis Stokes/Windermere Rapid Station
  • The Blue Line, it's a Shaker Rapids that goes from Tower City to Shaker Square, Van Aken Boulevard and Warrensville Center Road. Main stations: Farnsleigh Rapid Station, Kenmore Rapid Station, Lynnfield Rapid Station, Onaway Rapid Station, Shaker Square Rapid Station, South Woodland Rapid Station, Southington (Blue Line) Rapid Station, Tower City Rapid Station, Ashby Rapid Station, Van Aken - Lee Rapid Station, Avalon Rapid Station, Warrensville - Van Aken Rapid Station, Buckeye - Woodhill Rapid Station, Drexmore Rapid Station, E. 116 Rapid Station, E. 34 - Campus Rapid Station, E. 55 Rapid Station, E. 79 (Blue/Green Lines) Rapid Station.
  • The Green Line, it's a Shaker Rapids that goes from Tower City in Cleveland to Shaker Square, Shaker Boulevard, Shaker Boulevard and Green Road. Main stations: Tower City Rapid Station, E. 34 - Campus Rapid Station, E. 79 Rapid Station, Buckeye - Woodhill Rapid Station, E. 116 Rapid Station, Shaker Square Rapid Station, Coventry Rapid Station, Southington Rapid Station, Nature Center at South Park Rapid Station, Shaker - Lee Rapid Station, Attleboro Rapid Station, Eaton Rapid Station, Courtland Rapid Station, Warrensville - Shaker Rapid Station, Belvoir Rapid Station, West Green Rapid Station, Green Road Rapid Station
  • The Waterfront Line is an extension of the the Blue and Green lines, goes from Tower City, Cuyahoga River, Lake Erie to South Harbor Station. Main stations: Amtrak Rapid Station, E 9th / North Coast Rapid Station, Flats East Bank Rapid Station, Settlers Landing Rapid Station, South Harbor Rapid Station, Tower City Rapid Station, W. 3 (Stadium) Rapid Station

Rta Rail schedule and frequency

  • Red line: Operates everyday from 3:30 am to 1:30 am, with a frequency of 15 minutes.
  • Blue line: Operates everyday from 3:30 am to 12:30 am, with a frequency of 10 minutes.
  • Green line: Operates everyday from 5 am to 12:30 am, with a frequency of 10 minutes.
  • Waterfront line: Operates from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm Monday to Friday, and from 9 am to 10:30 pm on weekends and holidays. Frequency of 10 minutes.

Fares and Tickets

Cash Fare

  • Regular USD $2.25
  • Senior Citizen/Disabled USD $1.00
  • Student USD $1.50

All Day Pass

  • Regular USD $5.00
  • Senior Citizen/Disabled USD $2.50
  • Student USD $4.00

5-Trip Farecard

  • Regular USD $11.25
  • Senior Citizen/Disabled USD $5.00
  • Student USD $7.50

7 Day Pass

  • Regular USD $22.50
  • Senior Citizen/Disabled $10.00

Monthly Pass

  • Regular USD $85.00
  • Senior Citizen/Disabled USD $38.00

Connection to the Airport

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is located 9 miles southwest of the central business district of Cleveland. The Red line connects Cleveland Hopkins Airport with the Terminal Tower.

Cleveland Rapid Transit map

  • Also Known As: Rapid Transit
  • Passengers/Day 13700
  • Fares:
  • 24h operation: No
  • Air Conditioning: No
  • Walk between platforms: No
  • Driverless trains: No
  • Screen Doors Platforms: No
  • Operator: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
  • Airport–Windermere Line
  • Cleveland Metro Official Website
  • Tlf: +1 216 566 5100

Metro map of Cleveland

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