J Line 
General information
Location743 West Carson Street
West Carson, California
Coordinates33°49′53″N 118°17′14″W / 33.8314°N 118.2872°W / 33.8314; -118.2872
Platforms2 side platforms
Structure typeBelow-grade
Parking143 spaces[1]
OpenedNovember 17, 2000 (2000-11-17)[2]
Preceding station Metro Busway Following station
Harbor Gateway
(with interim stops)
toward El Monte
J Line
Pacific Coast Highway
toward San Pedro

Carson station is a below grade busway station on the J Line of the Los Angeles Metro Busway system. The station is located on the shoulder of Interstate 110 at its intersection with Carson Street, after which the station is named, in Carson and West Carson, California.

It is one of two stations along the Harbor Freeway are outside of the Harbor Transitway, a shared busway and high occupancy toll lane. North of this station transitway services use Torrance Boulevard and Figueroa Street to the Harbor Gateway Transit Center. Traveling south on I-110 the next station is Pacific Coast Highway.

The station uses two side platforms which are accessed from Carson Street via stairs and elevators. The station is close to the Harbor–UCLA Medical Center and has a 143 space park and ride lot.


Station layout

G Street level Entrance/Exit
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound  J Line toward El Monte (Harbor Gateway)
Southbound  J Line toward San Pedro (Pacific Coast Highway)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Hours and frequency

On this section of the J Line, buses run between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. every day, and operate every 30 minutes.[3]


As of spring 2024, the following connections are available:[4]


  1. ^ "Metro Parking Lots by Line". Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved December 24, 2020.
  2. ^ Shuit, Douglas P. (November 18, 2000). "Harbor Transitway Has Everything but Riders". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Metro J Line schedule". Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. September 12, 2021. Retrieved November 13, 2021.
  4. ^ "J Line Timetable – Map notes section" (PDF). Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. June 26, 2022. p. 2. Retrieved July 13, 2022.