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A paper Limited Use Muni Ticket will be sold for the infrequent visitor to San Francisco who does not wish to use a Muni Passport. Residents, commuters and frequent visitors will be better served with the Clipper® card.
Frequently Asked Questions
Limited Use Muni Ticket (Muni Ticket).
It is paper with photo images capturing the diversity of Muni's unique transit fleet.
Purchase the Muni Ticket and tap it to a Clipper reader at the faregate or on board a Muni vehicle to pay your fare.
It serves the infrequent visitor to San Francisco as well as those who pay a cash fare in a Metro station and do not wish to use a Clipper card.
Muni Tickets are sold only through the Muni Ticket Vending Machines found in the nine Muni Metro Subway stations.
Adult or Discount Single ($2 for Adult, $0.75 for Senior/Youth) or Round Trip fare ($4 for Adult, $1.50 for Senior/Youth).
No, currently, there is no fee to purchase a Muni Ticket.
Can I buy multiples of the same product in one transaction, e.g., in one transaction, can I buy 10 single trips on one Muni Ticket?
No, only one product can be purchased at a time.
Yes, you may purchase a fare in advance of travel just as long as you use it within the 90-day ticket-validity period.
The Muni Ticket is good on Muni only and can be used on Muni buses, Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs), historic trolleys and in the subway.
No, Muni Tickets are not accepted on cable cars.
No. Special Event fares may only be paid in full by Clipper card or in cash.
The Muni Ticket will automatically apply the 90-minute transfer. You do not need a paper transfer.
It works like two single trips. If you are able to make your round trip within the 90-minute transfer period, you’ll still have one trip remaining on your Muni Ticket. You can use one trip on one day and the second trip any time within the 90-day ticket validity period.
Yes, they can be reloaded for a period of 90 days at the Muni Ticket Vending Machines.
Muni Tickets can be reloaded only with the original fare type and category:
Muni Tickets expire 90 days from date of purchase.
It will be blocked for use when tapped at a Clipper reader. You can check the expiration date at any time at the Ticket Vending Machines.
There is no balance protection or refunds. Treat the Muni Ticket same as cash and be aware of the expiration date.
You can check both at the Muni Ticket Vending Machine.
Yes, at the Muni Ticket Vending Machine.
Yes, the attendant may select the discount single trip or round trip at the Muni Ticket Vending Machine.
Yes, a Muni Ticket may be purchased at a Muni Ticket Vending Machine. The one-time surcharge will apply, but the Muni Ticket may be subsequently reloaded for the non-service animal’s future travel. See information on fares for non-service animals.
Misuse of your Muni Ticket, such as inserting it into the fare collection equipment of other Transit Operators, or inserting it into ATMs or similar devices, punching a hole or folding may disable your ticket. It is your responsibility to maintain the Muni Ticket in good, useable condition.
Due to the electronics hidden in the Muni Ticket, it is probably not recyclable.
For Muni route, schedule, fare and accessible services information anytime: Visit www.sfmta.com or call 311.
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