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Ride Safari Xpress to the zoo

(FORT WORTH, TEXAS) March 1, 2023 – Looking for a great way to reach one of Fort Worth’s top tourist attractions without driving? Trinity Metro will be operating the Safari Xpress March 11-19 to help visitors travel to and from the Fort Worth Zoo. Plus, the zoo will offer Safari Xpress riders a $3 discount on Zoo admission (discount coupon available only on Safari Xpress shuttles).

The Safari Xpress will operate between Fort Worth Central Station and the Fort Worth Zoo’s main parking lot entrance on Colonial Parkway. The first bus will leave Fort Worth Central Station at 9:15 a.m. daily and the last trip departing from downtown will be at 5:45 p.m. The first departure from the zoo will be at 9:45 a.m. and the last trip will be at 5:45 p.m. weekdays and 6:15 p.m. weekends. The Safari Xpress runs every 30 minutes.

A day pass for the Safari Xpress is $5 for adults and $2.50 for youth ages 5-19, veterans, and seniors 65 and older. Children 4 and younger are free. The local day pass is good for all of Trinity Metro’s bus and rail services in Tarrant County, including TEXRail and ZIPZONE. For those traveling from outside of Tarrant County, a regional day pass is $12.

The Fort Worth Zoo will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays during spring break. For more information, go to