Park & Ride

El Dorado Park & Ride

Stop Battling Traffic - El Darado Park & Ride open on August 28, 2017

The new El Dorado Park & Ride offers southside commuters a full slate of services direct to Downtown:

  • Morning, Midday, Evening and Late Night service
  • Buses arrive approximately every 15 minutes (during peak hours)
  • Same downtown bus stops as the 244 Monroe, 246 Bay Area and 247 Fuqua routes
  • Just $4.50 each way, see Fare Chart below for discounts offered to qualifying students and seniors
  • Download the bus schedule PDF.

Plan Your Trip Now

Plan your trip on Google Transit by entering in the address: El Dorado Park & Ride, 203 West El Dorado Blvd., Friendswood, TX 77546 or on your smart phone using the METRO Trip App.

Map & Location

METRO Park & Ride Locations and Fares

Park and Ride fare zone map


Fare 1 2 3 4 7
Full Fare $2.00 $3.25 $3.75 $4.50 $8.00
Discounted Fare $1.00 $1.60 $1.85 $2.25 $4.00

NOTE: Fares are per ride and vary per location. All fares are rounded to the nearest nickel, dime, or quarter.

Get Your Fare & Ride

Parking Safety

  • Always lock your vehicle.
  • Never leave valuables in plain view.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings.
  • Avoid walking alone at night.
  • Park in a well-lighted area.
  • Never park near overgrown bushes or trees.
  • Walk confidently with keys in hand and check your vehicle before entering.

Rider Tools

Q Mobile Ticketing app iconDownload the RideMETRO app - It has everything you need. Plan your trip, get service updates and much more.

Q Mobile Ticketing app iconQ Mobile Ticketing app - Included in the RideMETRO app is our Q Mobile Ticketing app. Purchase tickets for you and your whole group directly from your smartphone.

@METROHouAlerts iconGet up-to-the-minute alerts - The RideMETRO app also includes @METROHouAlerts, which provides realtime service alerts and updates on Twitter.

METROLift iconMETRO is proud of the fact that 100 percent of its vehicles are ADA accessible. We also offer paratransit service via METROLift or call 713-225-0119 for additional information.

METRO Service AlertsLearn about service alerts or detours that might affect your trip.