El Cerrito del Norte Station
City: El Cerrito | San Pable Ave and Cutting Blvd
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.
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.
BART Early Bird Express
|Unreserved spaces||Reserved spaces||Carpool|
|Weekdays||before 10am||$3 daily fee||reserved permit required||BART carpool permit + daily fee|
|10am - 3pm||$3 daily fee|
Reserved spaces require:
- BART monthly reserved parking permit - $94.5
- BART long term airport parking permit - $7
- BART single day reserved permit - $6
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.