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L Taraval Alternatives

When the L Taraval is out of service, we'll normally try to provide you with shuttle buses. Sometimes that can take a while, so here are some alternatives to keep you on the move:

Alternative Inbound service

Parkside District to Downtown

  • Walk to Quintara, 48 Quintara/24th Street eastbound to 24th/Mission Station, then BART
  • Walk to 19th Avenue, 28 19th Avenue or 28R 19th Avenue Rapid northbound to Lincoln, then 7 Haight/Noriega  or 7X Noriega Express eastbound
  • Walk to 30th Avenue or Quintara east of 30th, then 66 Quintara to 9th & Judah, then 6 Haight/Parnassus
  • Walk to 19th & Sloat, then 23 Monterey eastbound to Glen Park Station, then BART
  • Walk to 19th Avenue, 28 19th Avenue southbound to Daly City Station or 28R 19th Avenue Rapid southbound to Balboa Park Station, then BART (Adult "M" Fast Passes not valid)

​Southwest Sunset to Downtown

  • Walk to Quintara, then 48 Quintara/24th Street eastbound to 24th/Mission Station, then BART
  • Walk to Sunset Boulevard, then 29 Sunset northbound to Noriega, then 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express eastbound
  • Walk to 46th Avenue, then 18 46th Avenue northbound to Noriega, then 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express  eastbound
  • Walk to Sloat, then 23 Monterey eastbound to Glen Park Station, then BART

West Portal to Downtown

  • 48 Quintara/24th Street eastbound to 24th/Mission Station, then BART
  • 23 Monterey eastbound from Saint Francis Circle to Glen Park Station, then BART

Forest Hill station to Downtown

  • 43 Masonic  or 44 O'Shaughnessy northbound to 9th & Judah, then N Judah  eastbound
  • 44 O'Shaughnessy or 52 Excelsior  southbound to Glen Park station, then BART

Castro and east to Downtown

  • F Market & Wharves eastbound
  • If only KLM lines affected, J Church or N Judah  eastbound from Church & Duboce
  • Inbound 6 Haight/Parnassus, 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express east of Van Ness, or walk to Haight 

Alternative Outbound Service

Castro and east from Downtown

  • F Market & Wharves westbound
  • If only KLM lines affected, J Church or N Judah  westbound to Church & Duboce
  • 6 Haight/Parnassus, 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express east of Van Ness, or walk from Haight

Forest Hill station from Downtown

  • N Judah to 9th & Judah, then 43 Masonic  or 44 O'Shaughnessy southbound
  • BART to Glen Park station, then 44 O'Shaughnessy or 52 Excelsior  northbound

West Portal from Downtown

  • BART to 24th/Mission station, then 48 Quintara/24th Street westbound
  • BART to Glen Park station, then 23 Monterey westbound to Saint Francis Circle 

Southwest Sunset from Downtown

  • BART to 24th/Mission station, then 48 Quintara/24th Street westbound,walk from Quintara
  • 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express westbound to Sunset Boulevard, then 29 Sunset southbound to Taraval
  • 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express westbound to 46th Avenue, then 18 46th Avenue southbound to Taraval
  • BART to Glen Park station, then 23 Monterey westbound, then walk from Sloat

Parkside District from Downtown

  • BART to 24th/Mission Station, then 48 Quintara/24th Street westbound,walk from Quintara
  • 7 Haight/Noriega or 7X Noriega Express westbound to 19th Avenue, then 28 19th Avenue or 28R 19th Avenue Rapid southbound to Taraval
  • 6 Haight/Parnassus to 9th & Judah, then then 66 Quintara to Quintara or 30th, then walk
  • BART to Glen Park Station, then 23 Monterey westbound, walk from 19th & Sloat
  • BART to Balboa Park Station (Adult "M" Fast Passes not valid; free transfer with Clipper card), then 28R 19th Avenue Rapid northbound to 19th Avenue
  • BART to Daly City Station (Adult "M" Fast Passes not valid; free transfer with Clipper card), then 28 19th Avenue northbound to 19th Avenue