The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) oversees bus service in the city of San Francisco. Muni is a comprehensive system of buses that run throughout the city and they can get you to within a block or two of almost anywhere in town as quickly as possible.
Riding a Muni Bus
Bus stops will either have a shelter or yellow paint on a signpost or telephone pole
Board at the front or rear door with a valid transfer or
Board through the front door and feed exact change into the meter
Bus drivers cannot make change
Using a Clipper Card?, here is a Clipper® reader at both the front and rear doors. Simply tap your Clipper card to the reader
Transferring from one bus to another is free for 90 minutes after you purchase your ticket.
Muni runs 24 hours a day, every day of the year
Most routes begin between 5a.m. and 8 a.m.
Most routes end between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Some routes only run weekdays, daytime or during peak "rush" hours
A reduced "Owl" service network runs between 1 and 5 a.m. nightly
MuniMobile - $2.50
Clipper Card - $2.50
Cash - $3.00
Metro Ticket Machine - $3.00
Adult single ride fare on Muni vehicles, good for 120 minutes of travel and can be used on a single route or a trip with multiple transfers across buses and light rail.
Unlimited access to all Muni vehicles for a calendar month.
Clipper Card - $81.00
"M" Pass: Muni (includes Cable Car)
Clipper Card - $98.00
"A" Pass: Muni (includes Cable Car) + BART within SF
Single Ride - discount fare is available to Seniors (65+), and people with disabilities good for 120 minutes of travel
MuniMobile - $1.25
Clipper Card - $1.25
Cash - $1.50
Metro Ticket Machine - $1.50
Note: Eligible Seniors must apply for and receive a Clipper card before they can purchase the discount monthly pass.
Muni Monthly discount fare is available to Seniors (65+), and people with disabilities
Clipper Card - $40.00
Valid on all Muni vehicles including cable cars.
* - ID required
50% Single Ride Fare Discount for Adults (ages 19-64) on a Limited Income
Clipper® - $1.25
Unlimited rides on Muni buses, trains and historic streetcars for one day.
MuniMobile - $5.00
Farebox (cash fare on a Muni vehicle) - $5.00
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Animals are welcome to ride on Muni buses during off peak hours. if your pet is not a service animal, you must pay a fare equal to yours for your pet.
Note: A single ride fare on Muni is good for 90 minutes of travel, whether it be on a single route or a trip with multiple transfers across buses and light rail.
|Muni 1AX||California A Express|
|Muni 1BX||California B Express|
|Muni 5R||Fulton Rapid|
|Muni 7R||Haight/Noriega Rapid|
|Muni 7X||Noriega Express|
|Muni 8AX||Bayshore A Express|
|Muni 8BX||Bayshore B Express|
|Muni 9||San Bruno|
|Muni 9R||San Bruno Rapid|
|Muni 14R||Mission Rapid|
|Muni 14X||Mission Express|
|Muni 18||46th Avenue|
|Muni 25||Treasure Island|
|Muni 28||19th Avenue|
|Muni 28R||19th Avenue Rapid|
|Muni 30X||Marina Express|
|Muni 31AX||Balboa A Express|
|Muni 31BX||Balboa B Express|
|Muni 38R||Geary Rapid|
|Muni 38AX||Geary A Express|
|Muni 38BX||Geary B Express|
|Muni 47||Van Ness|
|Muni 48||Quintara/24th Street|
|Muni 49||Van Ness/Mission|
|Muni 55||16th Street|
|Muni 67||Bernal Heights|
|Muni 76X||Marin Headlands Express|
|Muni 81X||Caltrain Express|
|Muni 82X||Levi Plaza Express|
|Muni 83X||Mid-Market Express|
|Muni 88||BART Shuttle|
|Muni 90||San Bruno Owl|
|K - OWL||K-OWL|
|L - OWL||L-OWL|
|M - OWL||M-OWL|
|N - OWL||N-OWL|
|T - OWL||T-OWL|
Muni Rapid Network
The Muni Rapid Network offers efficient limited-stop routes, transit priority lanes and increased frequency and reliability service. The Rapid Network includes:
|5R Fulton Rapid|
|7R Haight Noriega Rapid|
|9R San Bruno Rapid|
|14R Mission Rapid|
|28R 19th Avenue Rapid|
|38R Geary Rapid|
|KT Ingleside/Third Street|
|M Ocean View|
San Francisco Attractions
|Getting Around San Francisco||San Francisco Taxi|
|BART Train||Cable Cars|
|StreetCars||Metro Light Rail|
|Muni Bus||Car Rental in San Francisco|
|San Francisco Area Airports||Clipper Card|
|San Francisco Attractions||San Francisco Weather|
|Getting Around Los Angeles||Getting Around San Diego|