MTS Turns up Trolley Service for Bad Bunny Concert & SD Wave FC Game This Weekend

MTS provides direct service to PETCO Park and Snapdragon Stadium 

San Diego – This weekend, San Diegans can expect large crowds at Petco Park and Snapdragon Stadium, as fans gear up for the hottest sold-out events of the month. Bad Bunny will be performing at PETCO Park on Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18, while the San Diego Wave Fútbol Club prepares for a sell-out game at Snapdragon Stadium on Saturday. With a combined 80,000 fans going to watch the game and concert, event goers can choose to skip the traffic and paying for parking by taking transit. The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) will be increasing service on Saturday and Sunday to help accommodate crowds.

Getting to San Diego Wave at Snapdragon Stadium, game begins at 7 p.m.:

                It’s the Wave’s first match in the new Snapdragon Stadium. The Green Line Trolley will provide direct service to and from the stadium every 15 minutes or better.

Before the Event: 

  • UC San Diego Blue Line and Orange Line: 15-minute service
  • Green Line: 15-minute service with two additional trips between Downtown San Diego and the Stadium.
    • Additional service (running every 7.5 minutes) between Downtown and the Stadium will be provided from approximately 5:50 p.m. until 6:20 p.m.
    • In addition, MTS will run four-car trains starting 2 hours before the match for added capacity.

Post-Event:

  • UC San Diego Blue Line and Orange Line: 30-minute service
  • Green Line: Extended 15-minute service until at least 10 p.m., with additional shuttle service as needed. Select eastbound trips that terminate at SDSU will extend to Santee.

Getting to the Bad Bunny concert at PETCO Park, doors open at 5 p.m.:

All three MTS Trolley lines provide direct access to Petco Park. Fans can use the 12th and

Imperial, Gaslamp Quarter or Park and Market stations for convenient access to the show.

Pre-Event:

  • Green, Blue, and Orange Lines will run 15-minute service.

Post-Event: 

  • UC San Diego Blue Line: 15-minute service will be extended north to UTC. 15-minute service to San Ysidro until 11:30 p.m., with additional service as needed.
  • Orange Line: 30-minute service until 11:55 pm with additional service as needed
  • Green Line: 15-minute service with additional service as needed

Free Park & Ride Lots:

Fans are able to park for free at dozens of MTS transit centers, and ride the Trolley to the Stadium and Concert. Prime locations to park are:

  • Old Town Transit Center (Green Line, UC San Diego Blue Line) 412 free spots
  • El Cajon Transit Center (Green Line, Orange Line) 469 free spots
  • Nobel Drive (UC San Diego Blue) 289 free spots
  • Tecolote Road (UC San Diego Blue Line) 279 free spots
  • Balboa Avenue (UC San Diego Blue Line) 227 free spots
  • Palm Avenue (UC San Diego Blue Line) 499 free spots
  • Bayfront/E Street Station (UC San Diego Blue Line) 267 free spots
  • Palomar Street     (UC San Diego Blue Line) 305 spots
  • Euclid Ave. (Orange Line) 115 spots
  • Spring Street (Orange Line) 324 spots

Buy Your Transit Fare with PRONTO: 

  • For the fastest service: Use your phone as your Trolley pass with PRONTO 
  • Fans can also load money to a PRONTO Card at any Trolley ticket machine. MTS does not recommend fans buy one-way tickets, due to crowding post game at ticket machines for return-trips. Whenever possible, load $5 to a PRONTO Card, which covers a round-trip. PRONTO Cards are available at all ticket machines (one time $2 fee).
  • Pro tip: Kids ride free! Take advantage of the MTS Youth Opportunity Pass or Family Weekends (two kids 12 and under ride free with an adult, no PRONTO card needed) promotions.

About MTS

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) operates more than 100 bus routes and three Trolley lines in 10 cities and unincorporated areas of San Diego. MTS is a leader in advancing initiatives to create a greener, cleaner and better-connected transit system in San Diego. Each weekday nearly 200,000 passenger trips are taken throughout the MTS system taking people to work, school, health appointments and other essential trips. In FY 2022, MTS served more than 57 million riders. For service schedule updates, news, alerts and more information on how you can use public transportation, go to www.sdmts.com.

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