Angels Flight® Railway

A little history of Angels Flight® Railway

The 117-year-old funicular takes passengers on a short ride between Hill Street and Grand Avenue on Bunker Hill. Originally opened in 1901, Angels Flight® — the world’s shortest railway — has given more than 100 million rides along its hillside track. In 2017, the Angels Flight® Railway Foundation selected the Angels Flight® Development Company, LLC, a joint venture led by the ACS Group, to recondition, operate, and maintain the funicular for the next 30 years. Passenger service operations, subject to occasional closures for maintenance, recommenced on August 31, 2017.

Angels Flight® Railway Operations

  • Location

The Railway’s Top Station is located at California Plaza, 350 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles 90071. The Lower Entrance is located at 351 South Hill Street, Los Angeles 90013, across from Grand Central Market.

  • Hours of Operation

Angels Flight® is open every day from 6:45 am to 10 pm, including weekends and holidays.

  • Rate

The ride is $1.00 each way and you can purchase a souvenir round trip ticket for $2.00 to take a piece of history home with you.

A $0.50 fare Metro discount is available for TAP Card users with Stored Value and for a one way trip. You will need to tap your valid TAP Card on BMV located at the Angels Flight® Station House to be granted the discount.

TAP cardholders must load Stored Value to ride.

TAP cards can be purchased and loaded one of four ways:

We also sell:
$30.00 – 40 ticket books –, and $4.00 – 5 ticket books
(These tickets cannot be combined with Metro discount and tickets are valid for use of one person only)




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