Posted: Tuesday, Jun 18th, 2024

By Visit Ventura

Everything You Need to Know: How to Get to X Games Ventura

It’s a countdown to X Games Ventura 2024! Get ready for an action-packed summer as athletes soar over your head and defy gravity. The best part? It’ll be an epic event with an ocean view. X Games Ventura, coming to our beach town June 28 – June 30 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, will feature an even larger venue, more view options, and a ton of family-friendly fun. 

So grab your crew and head to Ventura for a beach vacation! 

If you’re wondering how to get to X Games Ventura via taking the train or if you’re wondering if there will be free shuttles to get to X Games, we’ve got you covered. While there will be no onsite parking for X Games Ventura, there are plenty of accessible and affordable transportation options that will get you to all the action.

How to Get to X Games Ventura: Taking the Train

Hop on the rails and take the train to X Games Ventura. We’re partnering with Amtrak Pacific Surfliner and Metrolink to get you to the doorsteps of X Games! Here’s how to get to X Games Ventura riding the rails:

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Jump on the Pacific Surfliner and skip the traffic! Not only is the view along the way gorgeous (hello ocean views!) but there is also a train market cafe where you can purchase small snacks and beverages during your trip, making it a truly relaxing travel experience. Looking for more reasons why you should take Amtrak Pacific Surfliner to X Games Ventura? There’s plenty. 

The Pacific Surfliner is expanding its service for the X Games weekend so fans can get there early and stay late for all the fun. A special schedule is in place with two extra daily train trips to Ventura from June 28 – June 30. Space is limited so make sure you get your train ticket now

X Games ticketholders can get 15% off their train fare with discount code V509 when reserving a Pacific Surfliner ticket!


7 Reasons to take Metrolink to Visit Ventura

Wondering how to get to X Games Ventura on Metrolink? Coming to Ventura from Southern California? No problem. Avoid the freeways and get on Metrolink — they’ve added a stop right at the Ventura County Fairgrounds on June 29 and June 30, making it easier than ever to get to the X Games.

Utilize their $10 Weekend Day Pass on Saturdays and Sundays, allowing for unlimited rides system-wide on the date of purchase. And even better yet? Riders 17 years and younger ride FREE with a fare-paying adult. Students enrolled in participating local colleges and universities can ride FREE with Metrolink’s Student Adventure Pass. 

Learn more about taking Metrolink to X Games Ventura here.  

Taking a Shuttle to X Games Ventura

The City is once again offering FREE shuttle services at the following locations: 

  1. Ventura County Government Center (Lots E & F)
  2. Pacific View Mall (Park Behind Sears)
  3. State Beach Parking Lot**
  4. De Anza Middle School
  5. Oxnard High School

**State Beach Parking Lot is PAID parking ($10), shuttle transportation to X Games is FREE**

Ride Your Bike or Skate to X Games Ventura

Friends riding bikes at surfers point ventura
Photo by Josiah Rose

This year’s bike valet at X Games will be three times larger than last year’s! So get those two wheels moving and bike to X Games Ventura. This FREE, first come first serve bike valet parking is provided by Bike Ventura and offers a great way to get to the X Games. 

X Games is also offering a Skate check provided by Revolution Skate Shop. Both are located at the main entrance in Lot A. 

Taking a Bus to X Games Ventura

Last but not least, if you’re wondering how to get to X Games Ventura, you can ride the bus to the X Games! Two public bus operators, Gold Coast Transit and VCTC Big Blue Busses will get you to Downtown Ventura, just a few blocks away from X Games Ventura! 

Ticket fares for Gold Coast Transit buses are $1.75 per ride on the day of travel via the VCbuspass app. Jump on Route 6 or Route 16 from the Ventura Transit Center at the Pacific View Mall (parking at the mall is FREE). 

Ticket fares for the VCTC Big Blue Buses are as low as $1.75 per ride. The Big Blue Buses run service from as far south as Thousand Oaks and as far north as UC Santa Barbara and Goleta to Ventura. Plus, during the X Games, Highway 101 and 126 routes will be extended to Thompson Boulevard and Figueroa Street — just blocks from X Games Ventura. 

Learn more about taking the bus to X Games Ventura here.

Discover More

Get to know Ventura, and discover the best things to do around the city.

Get Inspired Screenshot 2024-01-17 at 7.47.12 AM

Request an
Inspiration Guide

View the current Ventura Inspiration Guide online. And prepare to be INSPIRED.

Be in the know

Visit Ventura
Monthly Newsletter

Sign up for everything you need to know; from new hikes, to new restaurants, to upcoming festivals, music, and entertainment.

Ventura Partners With