ATTN: The 56 currently has only one coach in service. Expect longer IB/OB wait times. A second coach will be pulling out of the bus yard shortly. (More: 16 in last 48 hours)

8 Bayshore
5 a.m. - 12 a.m. daily
Live Map
Service Frequencies
Schedule Morning Midday Evening Late Night Owl
Weekday 8* 8 12* 15 --
Weekend 12 7 12 15 --

* On weekdays, there is no northbound service from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. and no southbound service from 3:30 to 6:40 p.m. Use the 8AX or 8BX during these times.

See below for detailed schedule information and live data.

Stop served Friday, Jan. 6

Stops listed below are missing 4th St & Howard St, which will still be served on Jan. 6 until end of service.


Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf via Downtown stop list
Choose a stop below for real-time arrival predictions.
Outbound to City College via Visitacion Valley stop list
Choose a stop below for real-time arrival predictions.


Ocean and Phelan (City College) via Ocean, Geneva (Balboa Park Muni Metro/BART), Santos, Sunnydale, Hahn, Visitacion, Bayshore, San Bruno, Alemany, Freeway 101, Freeway 80, Bryant, 3rd, Kearny, Columbus, Powell, Bay, Kearny to terminal.

Express Area: No stops after Bayshore and Silver until Bryant and 6th.


Kearny, North Point, Powell, Filbert, Columbus, Stockton, 4th, Harrison, Freeway 80, Freeway 101, Silver ramp, San Bruno, Bayshore, Visitacion, Hahn, Sunnydale, Santos, Geneva (Balboa Park Muni Metro/BART), Ocean to Phelan Loop (City College).

Express Area: No stops after Harrison and 6th until San Bruno and Felton.

For weekdays during peak hours in the reverse direction, see Routes 8AX and 8BX.