The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains serve 45 stations in San Francisco and surrounding cities of Berkeley, Oakland and Richmond in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa and San Mateo. BART also operates a route to San Francisco International Airport.
On weekdays trains run every 15 minutes.
Nights, weekends and holidays trains run every 20 minutes.
BART fares are based on how far you travel. Children 4 and under ride free, but everyone else must have a valid ticket to ride the BART.
Use the BART Fare Calculator to determine the fare to your destination.
BART Ticket machines located at BART stations accept debit/credit cards, and cash
BART operates Weekdays 4:00 am - Midnight, Saturdays 6:00 am - Midnight and Sundays 8:00 am - Midnight except as follows:
|New Year's Day||Sunday (8:00 am - Midnight)|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Saturday (6:00 am - Midnight)|
|President's Day||Saturday (6:00 am - Midnight)|
|Memorial Day||Sunday (8:00 am - Midnight)|
|Independence Day||Sunday (8:00 am - Midnight)|
|Labor Day||Sunday (8:00 am - Midnight)|
|Thanksgiving Day||Sunday (8:00 am - Midnight)|
|Christmas Day||Sunday (8:00 am - Midnight)|
The Blue Line route travels between Dublin/Pleasanton - San Francisco - Daly City
The Yellow Line route travels between Pittsburg/Bay Point - San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport (extended to Millbrae in the evenings and weekends)
The Orange Line route travels between Richmond - Fremont
The Red Line route travels between Richmond - San Francisco - Millbrae (Richmond - Daly City on Mondays - Fridays before 9pm.)
The Green Line route travels between Fremont - San Francisco - Daly City
Weekly or monthly passes are not available on BART
BART discount tickets are only sold through the mail and at selected retail vendors throughout the Bay Area.
BART Map San Francisco
SF BART Stations
Traveling to or from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK)?
Taking BART from San Francisco International Airport
Taking BART from Oakland International Airport
When you transfer from BART to Muni, Muni Metro light rail, or historic streetcars within an hour of using your adult Clipper card, you will automatically receive a 50-cent discount.
BART riders can transfer to Caltrain at the Millbrae Intermodal Station for destinations the Peninsula and south to San Jose and Gilroy.
Separate tickets are required to ride the Caltrain service and can be purchased at the Millbrae Station. More Information www.caltrain.com
BART riders can transfer to Amtrak trains at the Richmond and Coliseum Stations for travel north, south and east. More information (800)872-7245; www.capitolcorridor.org
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