Access by Car

METRO has more than 40 facilities where you can quickly park your car and board a variety of METRO bus, rail and shuttle services. Service availability varies by location. And with the exception of Fannin South, all of these facilities offer free parking. 

Scroll down for a card view and a map view of all parking facilities complete with their name, address, parking fee (if applicable), parking capacity (for covered and/or uncovered parking) and routes served.

Westwood Park & Ride facility with parked cars visible in background as customers board Park & Ride bus for Downtown Houston.

Parking Facilities

Select your region below and we’ll show you nearby facilities where you can park your car and board METRO. Many locations offer transfer options to multiple bus routes.

Find METRO Public Parking

Map of METRO Public Parking Facilities

Click or tap on any map marker to view information about that facility, including parking fee (if any), number of parking spaces, and routes served. The plus and minus symbols in the lower left allow you to zoom in or out. The square icon in the upper right allows you to open a larger version of the map in a new window. This map is more easily viewed on a desktop computer.

Common Questions

Park & Ride Lots

Yes. You can park at any METRO Park & Ride facility. However, if you plan to keep your car parked there for three consecutive days, you must contact the METRO Police Department in advance to make a special request. Otherwise, your car is subject to being towed. Call #673 (#MPD) by mobile phone, or email MPDServices@ridemetro.org

You can park free at all METRO Park & Ride lots.

METRO Park & Ride lots are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Transit Centers

Limited parking is available at select transit centers. This information is found on the Access by Car page.

All transit centers offer free parking, except for Fannin South.

For the transit centers that offer parking, lots are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Fannin South Parking

The daily parking fee is $3.00 per vehicle with no in-and-out privileges. Once your vehicle leaves the lot, you’ll need to pay a new fee to reenter.

If you need to park at Fannin South regularly, you may wish to purchase a Fannin South monthly hang tag for your vehicle. The cost is $40 and entitles you to in-and-out privileges. It’s available at the METRO RideStore located at the Fannin South transit center (cash, check or credit card accepted) or you can order it through the METRO Online RideStore (credit card only).

During special events like the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, no new hang tags will be sold. If you have an old hang tag, you’ll need to bring it in to the METRO RideStore at Fannin South to purchase a new one.

Yes. For select events, the parking fee includes a round-trip on METRORail. If a METRORail ticket isn’t included in the special event rate, you can purchase one at one of the nearby ticket vending machines (cash, debit or credit card accepted).

Yes. The parking lot at Fannin South Transit Center Is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Security

METRO’s Police Department patrols the Park & Ride lots and transit centers periodically, but there’s no full-time security onsite.

No. METRO doesn’t monitor these facilities around the clock and therefore, can’t guarantee the security of your vehicle.

Here are a few safety tips when parking at a METRO facility:

  • 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

Below are some tools to make your METRO riding experience easier and more convenient.

Plan Your Trip

Travel Preference

Interactive System Map

A tool to find METRO transit services near you

Questions and Answers

Valuable information to help you ride

Savings Calculator

Compare your cost of driving vs. what it would cost to ride METRO - and see how much money you'd save each month.

link to the Apple app store to download the RideMETRO app

RideMETRO App

An all-in-one toolkit with everything you need to ride METRO bus and rail services, including contactless fare payments.

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