With multiple ways of paying, buying your Muni bus, rail or cable car tickets is easy.

Clipper®: Use your Clipper card on all Bay Area transit systems, including Muni. To pay for your trip, tag your Clipper card or Clipper mobile on the ticket readers inside Muni buses and at Muni Metro fare gates.

MuniMobile®: Download the app and purchase your Muni fares instantly from your phone. Activate your ticket in the app when you board a Muni bus or enter the subway.

Cash: Fares can be paid on surface transportation only (not Muni Metro) with any U.S. currency or coin. Exact change is required.

Youth Ride Free: Youth aged 18 and under ride free on all regular Muni service (cable car excepted). Youth aged 4 and under ride Cable Car free.

Transfer Discounts:

Inter-Agency Transfers - A fifty-cent discount is provided off the adult fare for  transfers to Muni  from any connecting agency.

Daly City BART Transfer– A free round-trip transfer is provided to all customers transferring from the Daly City BART station to Muni lines serving that station when using Clipper.

Current Fare Policy and Pricing


Fare Options

Day Pass

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

Cable Car Single Ride

Single ticket to ride the historic cable car.
Single ticket to ride the historic cable car (no transfers)
Senior/ Disabled/Medicare: 9pm-7am
Youth 4 and under

Access Pass

Providing individuals experiencing homelessness free access to Muni

Clipper START

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