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El Cerrito del Norte Station

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Accessible via elevators Inside BART paid area   City: El Cerrito |  San Pable Ave and Cutting Blvd

Directions to and from El Cerrito del Norte Station  |  Nearby


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El Cerrito del Norte is a major transfer point between BART and buses operating throughout the North Bay and the northern part of East Bay. The station is the only BART station with a community group dedicated to it. The group is the Friends of El Cerrito del Norte.


BART schedule

Bay Area Hub Trip Planner
Line timetable

Ticket machines are available at the ground-level station concourse. First time riders can purchase a reusable Clipper card from a vending machine before boarding. All riders must pass through the faregates with a valid Clipper card, mobile device with (Clipper enabled) Apple Pay/Google Pay, or paper ticket (no longer sold at stations). Keep the ticket, device, or card for the ride and use it to pass through the faregates again when exiting the station.

This station features side platforms. See sign for destination before heading to the platform.

Platform 2: to SF/Millbrae,

to Berryessa.

Platform 1: to Richmond.
Real time departures:
Next Station: El Cerrito Plaza Next Station: Richmond


AC Transit

Pierce: San Pablo (Princeton Plaza) - San Francisco
Arlington: Downtown Berkeley Station - El Cerrito Del Norte Station
San Pablo Avenue: Jack London Square - Hilltop Mall
Macdonald: Jack London Square - Point Richmond
San Pablo Rapid: Oakland Jack London Square - Contra Costa College
Hilltop - Market - Cutting
North Richmond Night: El Cerrito Del Norte Station - North Richmond
School days only: N.Richmond - Rich. BART - El Cerrito
School days only: 21st & Macdonald Ave. - El Cerrito
School days only: Rich. BART /El Cerrito HS
All-Nighter: San Francisco - Richmond Station

BART Early Bird Express

El Cerrito del Norte - San Francisco (operated by Golden Gate Transit)

City of Richmond

Local on demand Richmond


California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah

Golden Gate Transit

San Rafael - El Cerrito Del Norte Station


Green Line: Fairfield - El Cerrito del Norte Station
Red Line: Fairfield - Vallejo - El Cerrito del Norte Station


Napa BART Express: to/from El Cerrito del Norte BART


Hercules/BART: Hercules Transit Center - El Cerrito del Norte Station
Hercules/BART: Hercules Transit Center - El Cerrito del Norte Station (non-stop)
Hercules/BART: Hercules Transit Center - El Cerrito del Norte Station via Pinole Valley Road


Unreserved spaces Reserved spaces Carpool
Weekdays before 10am $3 daily fee reserved permit required BART carpool permit + daily fee
10am - 3pm $3 daily fee
after 3pm free
Weekends all day

Diagram of parking areas

Reserved spaces require:

Parking gets full at the station by 7:30am. To pay the daily parking fee, remember your space number, enter through the faregates into the paid area and pay at an add fare machine or with BART mobile app.