Hop onboard one of the restored, colorful F Line streetcar for a relaxing sightseeing ride. Symbolic of the charm and distinct flavor of the city of San Francisco, these vintage electric streetcars from the early to mid-20th century, (sometimes called trolleys or trams) are a sight to see and ride on. Enjoy the ride from the Castro District to Fisherman's Wharf with stops every few blocks on Market Street and The Embarcadero.
Tip: Always ask for a transfer when you board, in case you need to hop off and hop back on along the way. Transfers are good for 120 minutes.
San Francisco's Municipal Railway has assembled one of the most diverse collections of vintage streetcars you can find anywhere in the world. The collection includes cars from Philadelphia, St. Louis, New Orleans, England, Belgium, Portugal, Japan, Germany, Russia and Melbourne, Australia. The fleet of antique streetcars from around the world run primarily on The embarcadero between Fisherman's Wharf and the Ferry Building.
Hours of Service F-Market & Wharves line
Daily service every 6-12 minutes from 5:45 am - 1:15 am (20 minutes after 11 pm)
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
Popular Question: What is the difference is between a San Francisco Streetcar and a Cable Car.
Answer: Streetcars in San Francisco has a trolley pole that connects them to an overhead wire. Cable Cars on the other hand run on steel rails with a slot between the tracks with no overhead wire.
A single ride fare on San Francisco's historic streetcars is good for 120 minutes of travel. This allows you can hop on and off anywhere during the 90-minute validity period of the transfer. Transfers are issued only when boarding and may be used on Muni Metro and bus lines. Transfers may not be used on cable cars.