SF Transportation Guide - Mass Transit


Bay Area Transit Information Hotline

Tel. 511 from San Francisco Bay Area; Tel. 510.817.1717 from outside San Francisco Bay Area

Instant phone and online access to transit information for all nine counties in the San Francisco Bay Area.

San Francisco Municipal Railway

949 Presidio Ave., San Francisco CA 94115; Tel. 415.923.6864

A system of buses and light trains serving all of San Francisco.

San Francisco Cable Cars

San Francisco's Cable Cars climb near treacherous slopes and afford excellent views of San Francisco and the Bay.

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

P.O. Box 12688, Oakland CA 94606; Tel. 415.989.2278

More commonly known as BART, this people-moving system of electric trains is a quick option for traversing San Francisco, connects San Francisco with the East Bay via an underwater tube and recently extended service to San Francisco International Airport.


1250 San Carlos Ave., P.O. Box 3006, San Carlos CA 94070; Tel. 800.660.4287

Double-decker train service between San Francisco (near Pac Bell Park at 4th and King) and the Peninsula all the way to San Jose (and Tamien), with connections to as far south as Gilroy and Morgan Hill.

Caltrain Sevice Map

A map of Caltrain's zones and stations.

Amtrak California

Tel. 800.USA.RAIL

Rail service within California and across the United States. Amtrak has five San Francisco connecting points, including the Moscone Center (SFM), Union Square (SFS), Fisherman's Wharf (SFW), the Ferry Building (SFC), Financial District (SFF) and the San Francisco Peninsula Line (SFP), for bus service to the Emeryville train station.

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San Francisco Taxi Services


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