|Location||19201⁄2 Acacia Avenue|
|Owned by||Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||July 14, 1990|
|Rebuilt||June 1, 2019|
|Previous names||Dominguez (Pacific Electric)|
Artesia Station is an at-grade light rail station on the A Line of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system. The station is located alongside the Union Pacific freight railroad's Wilmington Subdivision (the historic route of the Pacific Electric Railway), at its intersection with Artesia Boulevard, after which the station is named, in the city of Compton, California.
Artesia is a park and ride station with 380 parking spaces. The station is near the southern border of Compton, California near the unincorporated community of Rancho Dominguez. It is on Artesia Boulevard near the intersection of Alameda Street. It is also close to the Artesia Freeway (SR 91).
A June 7, 2012, editorial in the Los Angeles Times described the station as,"extremely unfriendly to pedestrians" and,"a Third World train station."
|Northbound||← A Line toward APU/Citrus College (Compton)|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Southbound||A Line toward Long Beach (Del Amo) →|
A Line trains run every day between approximately 4:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Trains operate every 10 minutes during peak hours Monday through Friday, and every twelve minutes during the daytime on weekdays and all day on the weekends. Evening service (after 7 p.m.) is every 20 minutes.
As of June 16, 2023[update], the following connections are available:
The station is within walking distance of the following notable places: