Everything to know about riding DART to the 2015 State Fair of Texas


DART is the easiest way for family and friends to travel to the 2015 State Fair of Texas. DART Rail and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) passengers can simply transfer to Green Line trains showing “Fair Park,” “Buckner” or “Lawnview” and ride to the front door from Sept. 25 through Oct. 18.

The two Green Line stations for fair attendees are Fair Park, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds, and MLK, Jr., located south of R.B. Cullum Boulevard and convenient to the Gate 6 entrance and the Cotton Bowl stadium. Extra Green Line trains will be available approximately every 15 minutes between Victory and Lawnview stations from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays and 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekends.

Special rail service

DART is adding special rail service beginning Monday, Sept. 21, that includes:
• All Orange Line trips extend to Parker Road Station
• Red/Blue/Orange Lines have two-cars while Green will use three-cars
• Green Line short service will be provided between Lawnview and Victory Stations from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
• Red and Blue Line service will have additional service after 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for transfer traffic
• Trinity Railway Express (TRE) will operate on all four Sundays during the fair.

A different schedule will be in place for the football game on Saturday, Oct. 10. Information can be found at www.DART.org/RedRiverShowdown

Discounted State Fair of Texas admission tickets

Save time and hassle by buying your transit passes and State Fair of Texas general admission tickets on DART’s GoPass app!

If you don’t already have GoPass, download it from your app store. Follow the instructions setting up your account and visitgopass.biz for any questions or for more information about how it works.
Existing GoPass users, please make sure your app is updated to the latest version.

Open up the app and select Buy Tickets. Select Special Events (it should be at the bottom of the list). Finally, selectState Fair and you’ll reach the screen to select how many and what types of State Fair general admission and transit tickets you’d like to buy.


Have fun, be safe and enjoy the State Fair of Texas and DART.

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