Angels Flight Railway

Train and Historic Site · Financial District
351 S Hill St (btwn W 3rd & W 4th St), Los Angeles, CA 90013, United States

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    Julian N.
    "One of the coolest things you can experience in LA for 25 cents."(8 Tips)
    Tracy G.
    "... the office and the Grand Central Market. And it's only a quarter!"(4 Tips)
    Miss T.
    "Welcome to the shortest railway in the world!"(3 Tips)
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    "Metro Tap Card for $1 at Pershing Square station"(3 Tips)
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  • Didier D.

    An interesting, hidden part of the city. Walk the stairs then stroll around the plaza on top.

    Didier Dorga · September 26
  • Rita L.

    Closed for now ...

    Rita L · October 25, 2014
  • Barry W.

    Make sur it isn't undergoing repairs or be prepared to walk up and down.

    Barry Wallis · May 24, 2014
  • ⒹⓄⓃ Ⓚ.

    Get a Metro Tap Card for $1 at Pershing Square station, which is visible from the bottom of Angel's Flight. Put $20 on it and ride all #transit in LA for up to a week - plus, Angel's Flight for $0.25!

    ⒹⓄⓃ ⓀⓁⒾⓃⒺ · February 24, 2013
  • Robin D.

    The fare is .50 (one way) But with an active Tap Card, it's .25.

    Robin D 🌻 · November 26, 2012
  • Giancarlo S.

    A one way trip is now 50 cents. It's still cheap.

    Giancarlo S. · September 17, 2012
  • Jason 6.

    It puts the "fun" back in "funicular railway." Ride this relic from 1901 built to ease access to the then-residential Bunker Hill from core downtown below. It's now across from Grand Central Market.

    Jason 64128 · July 5, 2012
  • Jonathan T.

    Whenever another L.A. landmark is torn down or demolished, come here and ride Angel's Flight. It will make you feel better. Just awesome.

    Jonathan Tashima · April 30, 2012
  • Karuana G.

    Fare is now .50 unless you have a bus pass

    Karuana G. · April 24, 2012
  • John S.

    because you will be charmed. and vaguely disappointed. but mostly charmed.

    John Smart · April 2, 2012
  • Danielle N.

    Well, it's definitely worth the money if that's what you are worried about.

    Danielle Neuf · March 31, 2012
  • Miss T.

    Welcome to the shortest railway in the world! Fare is 25 cents for Metro riders who show a valid TAP card.

    Miss Traffic · March 6, 2012
  • Tracy G.

    Great way to get back and forth between the office and the Grand Central Market. And it's only a quarter!

    Tracy Greenwood · March 5, 2012
  • Brian I.

    December 31 2011 is the 110th anniversary! Drop by!!

    Brian Ilagan · December 31, 2011
  • Brian N.

    Nice trip! Love it

    Brian Navarro · December 8, 2011
  • Starry K.

    If you take it often, get a book of 5 tix for $1 and save a whopping $.05 per ticket (hey, its worth the savings! ;D)

    Starry Kitchen · November 21, 2011
  • Jen J.

    Eat and/or shop at the Grand Central Market across the street! Read more

    Jen Jaco · October 18, 2011
  • South Park i.

    25 cents to ride the world's shortest railway

    South Park in LA · September 12, 2011
  • Hemang

    Love taking this historic engineering transportation in LA. Enjoy the goats before they are gone!

    Hemang · August 17, 2011
  • Julian N.

    One of the coolest things you can experience in LA for 25 cents.

    Julian Nam · June 15, 2011
  • GameTrailers .com

    Location in L.A. Noire video game by RockStar Games Read more

    GameTrailers .com · May 21, 2011
  • Justin S.

    Still only $0.25 per trip! Best deal in LA

    Justin Sullivan · January 28, 2011
  • Claudia L.

    I was born and raised in la and never knew this was here. Pretty awesome landmark!!

    Claudia L · January 1, 2011
  • Monique C.

    Amazing LA Landmark! Still only .25 cents!

    Monique Casillas Cruz · December 8, 2010
  • Rachel E.

    The shortest and cheapest railway ride in the world will transport you back in time. For only 25 cents, it's a historic ride that's worth the trip.

    Rachel Elnar · December 5, 2010
  • LA Weekly

    LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Best Turn-Of-The-Century Trip!

    LA Weekly · December 3, 2010
  • The Standard

    LA (See) Old school LA at it's finest and one of the most romantic date spots around. Def worth going for a ride!

    The Standard · November 9, 2010
  • LA Phil

    Staff Tip! Lisa B (PR): Angel's Flight has re-opened! Take a landmark ride on the world's shortest railway to Grand Central Market. (I love the Mexican sweet bread, fried plantains and horchata)

    LA Phil · May 3, 2010
  • Sean R.

    one-way trip is 25 cents (pay at the top of the hill). round-trip is 50 cents and includes a souvenir ticket. a book of 5 one-way tickets is $1.

    Sean Rouse · March 25, 2010
  • AD N.

    Guy say it could re-open in January 2010 - no word on if it will still cost $.25

    AD Nys · December 31, 2009

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