BART is the fast, easy, low-cost way to get from San Francisco International Airport or Oakland International Airport to San Francisco, or to many of the Bay Area's most popular destinations near one of the system's 47 convenient locations..
- Taking BART @ SFO
The BART fare from SFO to downtown San Francisco is only $8.95 ($18 round trip): $9 less than a shuttle van ($19), $17 less than Uber/Lyft ($27), and $40 less than a taxi ($50). Taking BART also avoids traffic and is only a half-hour ride from SFO to San Francisco. You can also buy round trip ticket vouchers in advance.
- Taking BART @ OAK
The BART fare from OAK to downtown San Francisco is only $10.20 ($20.40 round trip): $30 less than a shuttle van ($40), $40 less than Uber/Lyft ($50) and $60 less than a taxi ($80). The new BART train service is a short walk from the terminals at OAK. The trains travel to the Coliseum station, where connecting trains take you to San Francisco or your destination at any of 47 stations in the region. Trains from OAK operate every 5 minutes during peak hours 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily. Visit BART for more information about travel from OAK.
- Explore BARTable Attractions in San Francisco and the Bay Area
BART is the car-free way to see the region's many attractions. Popular destination stops in San Francisco include Civic Center Station, nearest to the Asian Art Museum; Powell St. Station, the exit for Union Square; Montgomery St. Station, closest to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Embarcadero St. Station, one block from the Ferry Building and a short F Line Trolley ride to the Exploratorium Alcatraz cruises, and Fisherman's Wharf. BART's 47 conveniently located stations also get you close to many area attractions outside San Francisco, such as the University of California, Berkeley; dining and barhopping in Uptown Oakland; hiking in the East Bay Hills, and much more. For more information about great places to go and fun things to see and do, visit the fun side of BART.