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Fair Tripper

Fair Tripper
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2023 San Diego County Fair

Get Out There / Adventure Awaits

It’s time for the San Diego County Fair and
Fair Tripper. Receive admission to the Fair and a transit ride for one discounted price with Fair Tripper.

Take the COASTER, SPRINTER or BREEZE* to the Fair and save money.

The Fair runs from June 7 – July 4 and is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in June.

Visit FAQs

Fair Tripper


Fair Tripper tickets include a round trip ride on the NCTD COASTER, SPRINTER or BREEZE* or the MTS Trolley or bus to the Solana Beach COASTER Station, and entry to the San Diego County Fair for a reduced fee.  Tickets are available for day of use sale only on the PRONTO app and NCTD or MTS ticket vending machines located at COASTER, SPRINTER and Trolley stations. (no advanced sales).

Fair Tripper also includes a free shuttle ride from the Solana Beach COASTER Station to the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Discounted transportation and Fair admission

Weekday (Wednesday | Thursday + July 3)
Adult SDM Youth
$15 $12 $12

What to Know Before You Go

 Boarding Train/Bus

Train crews/bus operators will conduct a visual inspection of your Fair Tripper paper ticket or app. Keep your Fair Tripper paper ticket for admission to the Fair and your trip home. Have your PRONTO app available for inspection for your transit trip and Fair admission.

 Free Fair Shuttles

Free Fair shuttles are available for Fair Trippers between the Solana Beach COASTER Station and the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Shuttles will run continuously and should arrive approximately every 30 minutes. Fair shuttles are ADA accessible.

 Real-time Updates

Fair Trippers are encouraged to visit real-time updates.

 Bus Route 308

If taking BREEZE Route 308, get off at Via De La Valle and Valley Avenue and access the Fair from the front entrance.

*There will be no special, direct BREEZE bus service to the fairgrounds or the Solana Beach COASTER Station.

 Lost Tickets

Fair Tripper tickets are non-refundable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

 Schedule Your Trip

Plan your trip to the Fair by visiting the Schedules page.

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