How to Ride Muni: The Quick Start Guide
With Muni, you’re just a ride away from everywhere in San Francisco. Every day, people board Muni more than 725,000 times to get them where they need to go. Follow these easy steps to get to your destination.
1. Get Ready: Plan Your Trip
Riding Muni is easy. Make your trip even easier by planning ahead.
2. Pay Your Fare: Use Easy Payment Options
There are many simple ways to buy your Muni fare. Want a discount? Use MuniMobile and Clipper to save $.25 per ride. (Seniors, students and people with disabilities get a $.10 discount.) Remember that proof of payment is required for all riders so keep it on hand your entire trip to avoid citations and fines. Kids ages 4 & under always ride for free. Use our products map to search places to locate where to buy your fare.
3. All Aboard: Riding Muni
All set? When Muni arrives, wait until the vehicle comes to a complete stop and let others off before you board.
4. You’ve Arrived
When nearing your stop, pull the cable cord or push the button to let the operator know you want to get off.
Muni Operators, Station Agents and Fare Inspectors are here to help. Ask for help any time or give us a ring at 311. If you have an emergency, call 911.