Van Ness Station

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Accessible via elevator No Public restroom   City: San Francisco 

Directions to and from Van Ness Station  |  Nearby


This station is located under Market Street in the Civic Center Area. It is served by Muni Metro only. BART trains stop at the nearby Civic Center Station.


Points of interest

Muni Metro


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 must keep the proof of payment for the ride and fare inspectors may ask to see it onboard Muni vehicles or inside the paid area.

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:

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Next Station: Church, N to surface Next Station: Civic Center


Bus stops are located on Market, Van Ness, and 11th Street.

AC Transit

All-Nighter: San Francisco - Richmond Station


All-nighter: San Francisco Zoo - Fisherman's Wharf
All nighter: Ocean Beach - 4th & King Caltrain
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
Van Ness-Mission: City College of San Francisco - Van Ness & North Point
All-Nighter: Visitacion Valley (Bayshore/Arleta) - Van Ness & North Point


All-Nighter: Palo Alto Station - San Francisco (Salesforce Transit Center)

Historic Streetcar

F-Market & Wharves streetcars operate on the surface along Market Street and stops at boarding islands on Market St at Van Ness Ave.


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