Opened in April 2007, the Muni Metro light rail system in San Francisco is a 5.1-mile light-rail line along the densely populated 3rd Street corridor. The San Francisco Muni Metro light rail operate six metro lines:
. E - Embarcadero
. F - Market & Wharves
. J - Church
. KT - K Ingleside/T Third Street
. L - Taraval
. M - Ocean View
. N - Judah
. T - Third Street
These lines serve downtown and neighborhoods in the western and southeastern parts of San Francisco. The N and T lines both stop at AT&T Park.
In downtown San Francisco, the Muni Metro light rail runs underground and in the neighborhoods, trains run at street level. The above-ground Muni Metro stops platforms are in the middle of the street, while the underground stations are adjacent to the BART stops along Market Street. The Civic Center, Powell, Montgomery and Embarcadero stops share a station with BART. When you purchase a ticket at these stations, make sure to use the Muni Metro vending machines and not the BART ticket machines.
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
Portions of the J, K, L, M and N lines run on the street.
The Muni Metro stations from West Portal to The embarcadero are underground.
The downtown subway stations (between Civic Center and The embarcadero) are shared by Muni and the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART).
These stations are multi-level, including a concourse level, a Muni boarding platform at mid-level and a BART platform at the lowest level.
A single ride fare on Muni is good for 120 minutes of travel, whether it be on a single route or a trip with multiple transfers across buses and light rail.
When entering the light rail subway, hold your Clipper card to the card reader on a fare gate, which will open when your fare has registered.
Effective August 15, 2021 - anyone under 19 rides free! No proof of payment (Clipper card) required with the exception of Cable Car. San Francisco residents under the age of 19 that utilize Cable Car service for regular travel will be able to request a pass for travel.