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Getting Around San Francisco

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) oversees bus service in the city of San Francisco. Muni is a comprehensive system of low-floor biodiesel-electric hybrid 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.

What are Electric trolley buses?
Electric trolley buses are stretched buses with motors powered by electricity from overhead wires.

Riding a Muni Bus in San Francisco

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 120 minutes after you purchase your ticket.

SF Muni Bus Hours

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

San Francisco Muni Bus Map

Download MuniMobile for iPhone or Android
Google Play Store
Apple App Store

San Francisco Muni Bus Fare & Passes

Muni Single Ride - Adult (ages 19-64)

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.

Muni Monthly Pass - Adult (ages 19-64)

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

*Muni Single Ride - Discount Fare

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 Pass - Discount Fare

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

Clipper START

50% Single Ride Fare Discount for Adults (ages 19-64) on a Limited Income
Clipper® - $1.25

Day Pass

Unlimited rides on Muni buses, trains and historic streetcars for one day.
MuniMobile - $5.00
Farebox (cash fare on a Muni vehicle) - $5.00

Do you know ..
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 120 minutes of travel, whether it be on a single route or a trip with multiple transfers across buses and light rail.

Muni Bus Schedules
Muni 1 California
Muni 1AX California A Express
Muni 1BX California B Express
Muni 2 Clement
Muni 3 Jackson
Muni 5 Fulton
Muni 5R Fulton Rapid
Muni 6 Haight/Parnassus
Muni 7 Haight/Noriega
Muni 7R Haight/Noriega Rapid
Muni 7X Noriega Express
Muni 8 Bayshore
Muni 8AX Bayshore A Express
Muni 8BX Bayshore B Express
Muni 9 San Bruno
Muni 9R San Bruno Rapid
Muni 10 Townsend
Muni 12 Folsom/Pacific
Muni 14 Mission
Muni 14R Mission Rapid
Muni Bus Schedules
Muni 14X Mission Express
Muni 18 46th Avenue
Muni 19 Polk
Muni 21 Hayes
Muni 22 Fillmore
Muni 23 Monterey
Muni 24 Divisadero
Muni 25 Treasure Island
Muni 27 Bryant
Muni 28 19th Avenue
Muni 28R 19th Avenue Rapid
Muni 29 Sunset
Muni 30 Stockton
Muni 30X Marina Express
Muni 31 Balboa
Muni 31AX Balboa A Express
Muni 31BX Balboa B Express
Muni 33 Ashbury/18th
Muni 35 Eureka
Muni 36 Teresita

Muni Bus Schedules
Muni 37 Corbett
Muni 38 Geary
Muni 38R Geary Rapid
Muni 38AX Geary A Express
Muni 38BX Geary B Express
Muni 39 Coit
Muni 41 Union
Muni 43 Masonic
Muni 44 O'Shaughnessy
Muni 45 Union/Stockton
Muni 47 Van Ness
Muni 48 Quintara/24th Street
Muni 49 Van Ness/Mission
Muni 52 Excelsior
Muni 54 Felton
Muni 55 16th Street
Muni 56 Rutland
Muni Bus Schedules
Muni 57 Parkmerced
Muni 66 Quintara
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
Muni 91 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:

Muni Rapid Network
5R Fulton Rapid
7R Haight Noriega Rapid
9R San Bruno Rapid
14R Mission Rapid
28R 19th Avenue Rapid
38R Geary Rapid
Muni Rapid Network
J Church
L Taraval
N Judah
KT Ingleside/Third Street
M Ocean View

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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.

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