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BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) provides sustainable, all electirc train service to San Francisco bound visitors from around the world. BART trains operate daily service from San Francisco (SF) International (SFO) and Oakland International (OAK...more
We needed to take Bart from Point A to Point B and after having rode in many other trains in many other cities... this one needs to be updated as it loooooooks very old OH and it actually does feel old but not in the...More
We recently took a trip to France and Italy. We always take BART to SFO or OAKLAND airports. It is fast & efficient especially with bay area traffic. The best advice is to do a little home work and know the schedule. Also give yourself...More
Really think this is one of the better public transportation systems in the country. Easy access from SFO. Sometimes there is a line to get tickets, but it moves quickly. Usually pretty safe, though sometimes it is crowded. The stations are clean. Easily gets you...More
Taking the BART from the airport into central San Francisco was a poor experience. There were two massive queues for tickets at the airport - took easily 15 mins to get tickets. The machines are also the most user unfriendly things you’ll ever find. And...More
Every time to/from SFO experienced dirty trains, homeless in station and/or in train, the ticketing machines are literally from another generation and have the stupidest way of adding/subtracting fare to your card in possibly the entire world. Constant delays due to police activity. This was...More
Pros: Easy way to get to key areas dependant upon where you're staying (e.g., SFO, Downtown Oakland and SF).
Cons: Sometimes I didn't feel safe; -- there were multiple homeless and panhandlers on the train and near the ticketing booth which makes you hesitant taking...More
We chose to use the BART instead of using a cab to travel from the airport to Powell Street. Signage was clear and easy to find at the airport.
The ticket machines were easy to use and a member of staff was available to assist...More
We took the BART train from the airport to the city centre and back. Less than 10 Dollars each way and door to door, there is absolutely no need to take a taxi. Clear signposting in the airport and very clean and spacious trains, I...More
Took the BART from Oakland airport to the downtown of San Francisco. The transportation was fine, just be careful what stop you get off of, and what time you are using it. In addition going from the main line to the Oakland airport costs an...More
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The Clipper Card, in my Opinion, is the best, It is usable across many transit systems. You can get a card by applying online or at some retail outlets such as Walgreen's. There are discounted cards for Seniors & Disabled... More
The Clipper Card, in my Opinion, is the best, It is usable across many transit systems. You can get a card by applying online or at some retail outlets such as Walgreen's. There are discounted cards for Seniors & Disabled as well as for Youth.
It can also be used on some of the ferries.
Do try the Clipper Card web page.
If you need to get somewhere in a hurry from point A to point B, You might want to use Lyft or Uber...