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SAN FRANCISCO TRANSPORT - SAN FRANCISCO BUS, TRAIN

San Francisco TransportSan Francisco Transport - A great way to travel around the city is by rail. You can see a lot and travel quickly and inexpensively with this means of transportation. The San Francisco Municipal Railway, 949 Presidio Ave., better known as "Muni" (tel. 415/673-6864; www.sfmuni.com.

You can travel on buses and streetcars for $1 for adults, 35¢ for seniors and children 5 to 17. Cable cars, which run from 6:30am to 1:30am, cost a whopping $2 for all people over 5 ($1 for seniors 6:30-7am and 9pm-midnight). Muni offers discount passes, called Passports and it costs $6 for 1 day or $10 for 3 days. The Muni's City Pass, which costs $33 for adults, $26 for seniors 65 and older, and $24 for kids 5 to 17 gives you unlimited rides for 7 days.

Cable Car operates from approximately 6:30am to 1:30am, and each ride costs $2. The Buses cost $1 for adults and 35¢ for seniors over 65 and children 5 to 17. The Streetcar fares are the same as for buses, and passes are accepted. Bart -- BART, an acronym for Bay Area Rapid Transit (tel. 415/989-2278; www.bart.gov), is the rail network and fares are from $1.15 to $4.30.

If you choose you may also Rent a Car in San Francisco. Be sure to pay attention to the parking signs to avoid getting tickets. The fines can be enormous so be sure to get the low down from the area attractions that you are visiting for parking situations. Also, check with your hotel they may have shuttle provisions to the different attractions at no cost and that is of the utmost convenience. Whatever way you decide to get around the city you can be assured there is plenty to see. Enjoy all there is to do and see in this fascinating city of San Francisco.

The San Francisco Municipal Railway
949 Presidio Ave., better known as "Muni"
415/673-6864
www.sfmuni.com

Bart -- BART, an acronym for Bay Area Rapid Transit
415/989-2278
www.bart.gov

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