Bus Service to the Fort Worth Zoo

The Safari Xpress is a Seasonal Service offered daily during Spring Break and on Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend to the Fort Worth Zoo. It leaves every thirty minutes from the Trinity Metro’s Fort Worth Central Station at 1001 Jones St., downtown Fort Worth.

Board the bus to the zoo at “Bus Bay A” at the Fort Worth Central Station.

To return to the Fort Worth Central Station, simply board the bus in the same area you exited at the zoo. Return trips from the zoo board every 30 minutes. See scheduled times below.

About the Fort Worth Zoo

The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the Best Zoo in Texas by Yahoo Travel, the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide, the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey and a top 10 zoo or aquarium by FamilyFun magazine and TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards. The Fort Worth Zoo is home to more than 540 animal species, 7,000 animals and a world-famous reptile collection, housed in the Museum of Living Art (MOLA). The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than 1 million visitors a year.

Fort Worth Zoo Website

Summer Boarding Times

Saturday, May 25 through Saturday, Aug. 31
RouteFirst Trip Last Trip
Fort Worth Central Station to Fort Worth Zoo9:15 AM6:15 PM
Fort Worth Zoo to Fort Worth Central Station9:45 AM6:45 PM

Boarding Times (Saturdays Only)

All Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day; Every 30 minutes
RouteFirst Trip Last Trip
ITC to Fort Worth Zoo 9:15 AM5:45 PM
Fort Worth Zoo to ITC 9:45 AM6:15 PM

Safari Xpress Fares

Day PassCost
Youth 5-19$2.50
Seniors 65 and older$2.50
Children 4 and underNo Fare Required

Trinity Metro TEXRail and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) passengers may ride the Safari Xpress round-trip from the Fort Worth Central Station at no extra charge with a Local or Regional Multi-Ride Pass.

One way fare on the Safari Xpress is $2.50 for adults, and $1.25 for youth (ages 5-19), seniors 65+, persons with disabilities with ID and Medicare card holders.

No fare required for children 4 and under with an adult. Fares may be loaded on the GoPass app, or purchased at the Trinity Metro Ticket Sales Kiosk inside the Fort Worth Central Station from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or when boarding the Safari Xpress. Bus operators do not make change.