Frequently Asked Questions

K Line Overview Fact Sheet (English/Español)

Is the K Line the same as the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project?

The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project was the construction project that built the K Line. To find out more about the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, visit metro.net/crenshaw.

Which K Line stations will be opening October 7, 2022?

While the rail line includes eight new stations, only seven will open October 7, 2022 as part of the K Line’s initial operating segment. The operating stations will run from Expo/Crenshaw Station at the north end of the alignment to Westchester/Veterans Station at the south end.

Expo/Crenshaw Station (underground)
3630 S. Crenshaw Bl (at Crenshaw Bl and Exposition Bl)

Martin Luther King Jr. Station (underground)
4051 S Crenshaw Bl (at Crenshaw Bl and Martin Luther King Jr Bl)

Leimert Park Station (underground)
4330 S Crenshaw Bl (at Crenshaw Bl and Vernon Av)

Hyde Park Station
5835 S Crenshaw Bl (at Crenshaw Bl and Slauson Av)

Fairview Heights Stations
1130 E Redondo Bl (at West Bl and Redondo Bl)

Downtown Inglewood Station
321 E Florence Av (at La Brea Av and Florence Av)

Westchester/Veterans Station
1040 W Florence Av (at Hindry Ave and Florence Av)

How do I connect to the K Line from the Metro E Line (Expo)?

The K Line will connect to the Metro E Line (Expo) at Expo/Crenshaw Station. You will need to exit the E Line (Expo) Expo/Crenshaw Station and cross the street to enter the new K Line Expo/Crenshaw Station.

How do I connect to the Metro C Line (Green) from the K Line?

During the initial operating of the K Line and until the LAX/Metro Transit Center Station platform has been completed, the C & K Line Link is providing free bus service between Westchester/Veterans Station (K Line) and C Line Aviation/LAX Station, and runs on the same schedule and frequency as trains.

When will the K Line Aviation/Century Station open?

The new K Line Aviation/Century Station will not be served by trains or bus service until full line operations begin in 2024, once the LAX/Metro Transit Center Station platform has been completed.

When will the K Line LAX/Metro Transit Center Station open?

The new K Line Aviation/Century Station will not be served by trains or bus service until full line operations begin in 2023 (projected), once the LAX/Metro Transit Center Station platform has been completed.

When will the K Line LAX/Metro Transit Center Station connect to the LAX People Mover?

The LAX People Mover is projected to open in 2023 and will connect to the LAX/Metro Transit Center Station once the LAX/Metro Transit Center Station is operational in 2024.

Will there be changes in bus service?

Yes. More information coming soon.

What are the transit connections to the new K Line stations?

Expo/Crenshaw Station

3630 S. Crenshaw Bl
Connecting Bus Lines 
Metro E Line, Metro 209, 210; DASH Midtown

Martin Luther King Jr. Station

4051 S Crenshaw Bl
Connecting Bus Lines 
Metro 40, 105, 210; DASH Leimert/Slauson, DASH Crenshaw, DASH Midtown

Leimert Park Station

4330 S Crenshaw Bl
Connecting Bus Lines 
Metro 40, 102, 105, 210; DASH Leimert/Slauson

Hyde Park Station

5835 S Crenshaw Bl
Connecting Bus Lines
Metro 40, 108, 210; DASH Leimert/Slauson

Fairview Heights Station

1130 E Redondo Bl
Connecting Bus Lines
Metro 40, 111, K Line Connector to Metro C Line (Green) Aviation/LAX Station;  Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus 14

Downtown Inglewood Station

321 E Florence Av
Connecting Bus Lines
Metro 40, 111, 211, 212, 215; Torrance Transit 10X

Westchester/Veterans Station

1040 W. Florence Av
Connecting Bus Lines
Metro C & K Line Link free bus service to Aviation/LAX Station for connection to LAX via the Metro shuttle and to the C Line (Green); Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus 14.

Where can I learn more about the artwork on the K Line?

More information about the art program for the K Line is available on the Metro Art website and in the K Line Art Guide.