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Civic Center/United Nations Plaza Station

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Accessible via elevators No Public restroom   City: San Francisco |  Civic Center  |  Market St 7th Street

Directions to and from Civic Center/United Nations Plaza Station  |  Nearby


Civic Center Station is a three level underground station for BART and Muni Metro located near San Francisco's City Hall, Main library and other government offices. This station is also within walking distance to a number of theatres, music halls and opera house. Further north of the station is the Tenderloin. Muni Metro and BART share the same concourse but have separate platforms in different levels. Each system has its own faregates and station agents.

3 level BART-Muni station

Points of interest


lines serve this station underground. Ticket machines are available in the underground station concourse. First time riders must purchase a reusable BART ticket or Clipper card from a machine before boarding. All riders must pass through the faregates with a valid ticket or card. Keep the ticket or card for the ride and use it to pass through the faregates again when exiting the station.

Riders using the elevator to access platform need to process ticket or card at the fare gates before and after each ride, even though the elevator to the platform is located outside the paid area.

New Clipper cards can also be obtained from Muni ticket machines in the station concourse.

This station features center platforms.

Platform 1: to Daly City,

to Millbrae, to SFO

Platform 2: to East Bay
Real time departures:
Next Station: 16th Street Mission Next Station: Powell

BART schedules


J , N , K , and M lines currently serve this station underground. Muni Metro opens until about midnight.

Cash fare riders need to buy a Muni ticket or Clipper card from any Muni ticket machine on the concourse level. Riders with a valid Muni ticket or Clipper card can pass through any Muni faregate and proceed to the platform. Riders with other forms of passes or transfers should use the faregate next to the attendant booth and show the pass or transfer to the attendant. Riders using the elevator to access platform need to tag card or ticket at a Muni Clipper reader near the elevator before entering. Riders must keep the proof of payment for the ride.

This station features center platforms.

Outbound: J, K, M to Balboa Park, N to Ocean Beach Downtown: N to 4th & King, J K & M to Embarcadero
Real time departures:

Data provided by 511.org

Next Station: Van Ness Next Station: Powell

Muni provides service within San Francisco. Other agencies provide regional service.

AC Transit

All-Nighter: San Francisco - Richmond Station

CPMC Shuttle

Civic Center BART Station - Van Ness Campus

Golden Gate Transit

Express: Santa Rosa - San Francisco
San Rafael - San Francisco via Sausalito
San Rafael- San Francisco

Kaiser Permanente

Downtown - Kaiser San Francisco


All-nighter: San Francisco Zoo - Fisherman's Wharf
All nighter: Ocean Beach - 4th & King Caltrain
Fulton: Salesforce Transit Center - Civic Center - 8th Ave (weekday daytime), Ocean Beach (night and weekend)
Fulton Rapid: Salesforce Transit Center - Civic Center - Ocean Beach (Richmond District)
Haight/Parnassus: Ferry Building - Inner Sunset (Quintara and 14th Ave)
Haight/Noriega: Outer Sunset (Ortega and 48th Ave) - Salesforce Transit Center
San Bruno: Downtown - Arleta Station/Visitacion Valley (night and weekend)
San Bruno Rapid: Downtown - Visitacion Valley
Polk: Hunter's Point - Aquatic Park
Hayes: Civic Center - Fulton & Shrader
Bryant: 24th St/Mission - Jackson and Van Ness

San Francisco General Hospital

Civic Center BART/24th Street BART - San Francisco General Hospital

Historic Streetcar

F-Market & Wharves streetcars to Castro and Fisherman's Wharf run on Market Street and stops at boarding islands on Market St by 7th St and by 8th St.


Bike racks are available in the station concourse (7th Street side).

Bay Wheels operates a self-service bike share station near the station.