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New Year's Eve Free Muni and Extra Service

Extra Muni Metro Subway Service from 7 p.m. Friday to 2:15 a.m. Saturday
Extra Owl Service from 9 p.m. Friday to to 5 a.m. Saturday
Union Square street closures and Muni reroutes from 7 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday

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Branded Muni graphic showing free Muni services for New Years Eve from 8 pm - 5 am
Update: On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, San Francisco announced that there will not be a New Year’s Fireworks event along the Embarcadero. The San Francisco Police Department also announced special street closures near Union Square which require Muni reroutes in the area.

Ride Muni for free on New Year’s Eve from 8 p.m. Friday, December 31 to 5 a.m. Saturday, January 1.

Please do not tag your Clipper® card or activate a MuniMobile ticket during the free service period.

New Year's Eve Muni Service

  • Complimentary Muni service from 8 p.m. Friday, December 31 to 5 a.m. Saturday, January 1.

    • Please do not tag your Clipper® card. If you tag it, you will be charged.

    • Please do not activate a MuniMobile ticket. Metro fare gates will be open.

  • Extra Muni Metro service:
    • Trains between West Portal Station and 4th & King from 7 p.m. to 2:15 a.m.
    • Additional trains between West Portal and Embarcadero Station from 7 p.m. to 2:15 a.m.
    • Transfer at West Portal Station to OWL bus lines.
  • Extra service on the OWL Network, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.:

Street Closures

The San Francisco Police Department will close these streets from 7 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday:

  • Stockton, from Post to O’Farrell
  • Geary, from Kearny to Stockton
  • Grant, from Post to O’Farrell
  • Maiden Lane, from Kearny to Stockton

Muni Reroutes

    Muni will reroute around the Union Square area from 7 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday. Read below for information on each reroute.

    Temporary Service Changes by Route
    Route Summary of Change
    8 Bayshore
    • Reroute will be in the southbound direction. From Stockton & Sutter, right on Sutter, left on Mason, left on Market, right on 4th St to the regular route.
    • Missed stop: Stockton & Geary
    15 Bayview Hunters Point Express
    • Reroute will be in the southbound direction. From Sutter & Sansome, left on Mason, left on Market, right on 4th St to the regular route.
    30 Stockton
    • Reroute will be in the southbound direction. From Stockton & Sutter, right on Sutter, left on Mason, left on Market, right on 4th St to the regular route.
    • Missed stop: Stockton & Geary
    38 Geary
    • Reroute will be in the westbound direction. From Market & Sutter, right on Sutter, left on Powell, right on Geary to the regular route.
    • Missed stops:
      • Market & Sansome
      • Market & Montgomery
      • Geary & Kearny
      • Geary & Stockton
    38R Geary Rapid
    • Reroute will be in the westbound direction. From Market & Sutter, right on Sutter, left on Powell, right on Geary to the regular route.
    • Missed stops:
      • Market & Sansome
      • Market & Montgomery
      • Geary & Kearny
      • Geary & Stockton
    45 Union/Stockton
    • Reroute will be in the southbound direction. From Stockton & Sutter, right on Sutter, left on Mason, left on Market, right on 4th St to the regular route.
    • Missed stop: Stockton & Geary
    91 Owl
    • Reroute will be in the southbound/clockwise direction toward West Portal. From Stockton & Sutter, right on Sutter, left on Mason, left on Market, right on 4th St to the regular route.
    • Missed stop: Stockton & Geary

    Regional Transit Connections for New Year's Eve

    • BART will provide additional service on January 1.

      • Full fare pricing will be in effect.

      • The last East Bay bound train running through Downtown San Francisco will be at around 1:30am and the last Southbound train heading toward Millbrae will run through Downtown San Francisco at 2:10am.

      • For more details & trip times, please visit BART’s New Year’s Eve service article.

    • Caltrain will run post-midnight trains until 1:30am, or until full.

      • Caltrain will provide FREE service beginning at 8 p.m. until the last special post-event train departs San Francisco.

      • Caltrain will provide special post-event trains after the last regularly scheduled train at 12:05 a.m. The first special southbound train will depart San Francisco at 12:30 a.m. or when full and the last train will depart no later than 1:30 a.m. Trains will make all weekday local stops from San Francisco to San Jose Diridon.
      • For more details & trip times, please visit Caltrain’s holiday service page.
    • SamTrans will run its regular non-school day service on New Year’s Eve

      • SamTrans will offer free rides beginning at 8 p.m. on December 31 until 5 a.m. on January 1. For more details, please visit the SamTrans website.