City: San Francisco | Market St & Main St
Embarcadero is a three level underground station for BART and Muni Metro in the city's Financial District. It is within a few blocks from Transbay Terminal and the Ferry Building for additional bus and ferry connections. Muni Metro and BART share the same concourse but have separate platforms in different levels. Each system has its own faregates and station agents.
A Clipper customer service kiosk is located in the underground station concourse. Riders can pick up a new card, add value to an existing card, exchange a damaged or defective card, or get a personalized senior or youth card.
Points of interest
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.lines serve this station underground.
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.
To transfer to Muni Metro, exit the BART faregates on the concourse and then enter Muni faregates. Embarcadero is a designated transfer point to Muni Metro toward AT&T Park and beyond. During Giants homegames, Muni sells tickets at tables inside BART paid area.
lines serve this station underground. Muni Metro opens until about 1:00am.
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.
Muni and Golden Gate Transit buses stop at various locations near the station.
Bus service within San Francisco.
L-Owl All-nighter: San Francisco Zoo - Ferry Plaza
N-Owl All-nighter: Ocean Beach - 4th & King Caltrain
T-Owl Weekend early morning: Market & Van Ness - Sunnydale
1 California: Downtown - Richmond District
1AX California 'A' Express: Richmond District (33rd and Geary) - Downtown
1BX California 'B' Express: Richmond District (California & 12th Ave) - Downtown
2 Clement: Ferry Plaza - Richmond District (Clement & 15th Ave)
5 Fulton: Transbay Terminal - Civic Center - 8th Ave (weekday daytime), Ocean Beach (night and weekend)
5R Fulton Rapid: Transbay Terminal - Civic Center - Ocean Beach (Richmond District)
6 Haight-Parnassus: Ferry Building - Inner Sunset District (Quintara and 14th Ave)
7 Haight-Noriega: Outer Sunset (Ortega and 48th Ave) - Transbay Terminal
9 San Bruno: Downtown - Arleta Station/Visitacion Valley (night and weekend)
9R San Bruno Rapid: Downtown - Visitacion Valley
14 Mission: Ferry Plaza - Daly City (Mission & San Jose)
14R Mission Rapid: Ferry Plaza - Daly City BART
14X Mission Express: Daly City (Mission and San Jose) - Ferry Plaza
21 Hayes: Ferry Plaza - Fulton & Shrader
30X Marina Express: The Marina (Beach and Divisadero) - Downtown
31 Balboa: Ocean Beach (Richmond District) - Ferry Plaza
31AX Balboa 'A' Express: Ocean Beach (Richmond District) - Downtown
31BX Balboa 'B' Express: Richmond District (Balboa and 12th Ave) - Downtown
38 Geary: Richmond District - Transbay Terminal
38R Geary Rapid: Richmond District (Point Lobos) - Transbay Terminal
38AX Geary 'A' Express: Richmond District (48th Ave and Point Lobos) - Downtown
38BX Geary 'B' Express: Richmond District (Geary and 25th Ave) - Downtown
41 Union: Lyon and Greenwich - Downtown
81X Caltrain Express: 4th & King Caltrain - Downtown
82X Levi Plaza Express: 4th & King Caltrain - Levi Plaza (Sansome and Filbert)
Golden Gate Transit
Weekday Commute routes to the North Bay.
2 Marin Headlands (Donahue and Sherwood Dr) - San Francisco
4 Mill Valley (E Blithedale and Tower) - San Francisco
8 Tiburon - San Francisco
18 Kentfield (College of Marin) - San Francisco
24 Lagunitas/Manor - San Francisco
27 Sleepy Hollow/San Anselmo - San Francisco
38 Terra Linda (Del Ganado and Freitas) - San Francisco
44 Lucas Valley and Marinwood - San Francisco
54 Novato - San Francisco
56 San Marin - San Francisco via Rowland Blvd. Park & Ride
58 Novato - Hamilton - San Francisco
72 Santa Rosa - San Francisco via Rohnert Park and Cotati
74 Petaluma - San Francisco
76 East Petaluma - San Francisco
97 Larkspur Ferry Terminal - San Francisco
F-Market & Wharves streetcars stop along Market St. However, some streetcar only operate between the Ferry Building and Fisherman's Wharf and thus do not stop on Market St. The Ferry Building is a short walk from this station.
Streetcars to Fisherman's Wharf may get crowded by the time they arrive at Embarcadero Station. Consider boarding at a stop further south on Market Street.
California Cable Car terminal is located on California St and Drumm St. Pay the Cable Car fare onboard.
Shuttle, Other bus
Amtrak Thruway 34 Stockton - Oakland - San Francisco
Amtrak Thruway 99 Emeryville - Oakland - San Francisco
China Basin Shuttle Market Street - China Basin
PresidiGo Downtown Shuttle Presidio Transit Center - Transbay Terminal
Ford GoBike operates a self-service bike share station near the station.