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Tri-Rail offers $5 fares on weekends

For a twist on the usual weekend activities, skip the traffic. Travel via train.

On weekends and holidays, Tri-Rail offers $5 all-day fares for its train routes in South Florida.  Pay $5 and ride to & from wherever you want.

Tri-Rail runs from Miami to West Palm Beach, stopping at stations, including:

For extra fun & entertainment, Tri-Rail Family Fun Day is February 19 at the station in Dania. Entry is free. For that day, kids 12 & younger ride free. Kids Talent Show & Free Activities at Tri-Rail Family Fun Day in Dania

On weekdays, regular one-way fares are $2.50 to $8.75 for adults, depending on the trip. Kids age 4 and younger ride for free.  Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to purchase tickets. 

On weekends and holidays, fares are $5 for adults per day, regardless of amount of travel. Weekend fares are $2.50 per day for students, seniors & ages 5-12, with a discount card.

Other discounts are offered. Information about Tri-Rail, including routes and shuttles to and from stations, is on the Tri-Rail website, or 954-783-6030 or 800-874-7245

More free and cheap entertainment:

Friday, May 20, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free entertainment at Friday Night Sound Waves in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free event featuring Boynton Beach Gold Coast Band

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Beach Amphitheater

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Sounds of Little Haiti

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Little Haiti Cultural Center

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard


$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail
Weekly on Sunday and Saturday (starting October 3, 2020)
$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail
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