San Francisco Cable Cars - Fares
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San Francisco cable cars are part of the Muni public transport system . . . but their pricing structure is different from buses and metro:
- Adults & Youths (5-17): $5.00 per ride (not round trip)
- Seniors (65+ with ID): $5.00 per ride (7a to 9p) | $1.00 per ride (before 7a & after 9p)
- Disabled riders pay the same as seniors
Single-ride tickets are purchased on board from the conductor.
San Francisco Cable Cars - Tickets & Passes
Muni sells one-day, three-day, and seven-day Muni passes which include unlimited rides on all Muni vehicles (buses, metro, streetcars, and cable cars):
- One-day pass: $11
- Three-day pass: $18
- Seven-day pass: $24
Passes may be purchased at the Muni website or at ticket vendors in San Francisco.
Muni also offers full-day cable car passes, with unlimited cable car rides for that day. These are $10 and are purchased from the conductor.
Residents using a Muni Fast Pass must pay a $1.00 surcharge when riding the cable cars.