CapMetro Transportation Services for SXSW 2015

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Getting around Austin is easier than ever! Now, leave the change at home and download our FREE mobile app to easily buy passes on-the-go. Buy your Local, Premium or Commuter Day Pass, 7-Day Pass or 31-Day Pass.

Beginning March 1, you can also purchase NEW "special offer" multi-day Interactive/Film/Music Passes in the app, good for unlimited bus and train rides:

  • Platinum Transit Pass (good for 11 days) $55.50
  • Interactive/Film Transit Pass (good for 7 days) $27.50
  • Music Transit Pass (good for 7 days) $27.50
  • Anytime Pass (good for 3 days) $21.00
Use the app to also check route maps and schedules and plan your trip to all the Interactive/Film/Music events around town!

Download on any Apple, Android or Windows mobile device today.

For more details on how to use the app, and buy and activate passes, visit


Due to various street closures and downtown congestion, Capital Metro Routes #4, #17, #21, and #22 will be detoured through downtown and will travel along 5th and 8th Streets.

We <3 Bikes

Expect crowded trains and buses during Interactive/Film/Music. When trains are standing room only, bikes are limited to four per compartment (8 total per train). Capital Metro Local buses have racks that hold 2 bikes each, MetroRapid vehicles can hold 3 bikes each. Have a back-up plan in case you can't ride with your bike.


Catch us at the Airport

MetroAirport Route 100 offers quick service to/from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) and downtown for
 just $1.75.

Route 100 offers 15-minute frequency to/from the airport. Hours are weekdays 5:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Saturday 6 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m.-11 p.m.

During March 13-22, MetroAirport will make four extra stops on Riverside between Pleasant Valley and Congress. Due to special events downtown, Route 100 will be detoured off Congress and will travel on Guadalupe and Lavaca Streets.


Helpful Resources:

Trip Planner– Get step by step travel directions for using Capital Metro routes: 

QR Codes - Scan QR codes at bus stops to receive information with the upcoming arrival times.

Dadnab - Receive next bus arrival times via text message. Learn more about the service: 

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