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Public Transit

This section provides a general overview of how to plan a trip to the Presidio using public transit. For step-by-step trip planning from anywhere in the Bay Area, use Google Maps or www.511.org. These sites provide current transit schedules and routes.

Note that due to COVID, many public transit schedules and routes have been modified. Please use the planning sites above to verify your trip.

​From within San Francisco

The PresidiGo Downtown Shuttle provides roundtrip service to the Presidio. Pick up the shuttle at the Transbay Terminal or Embarcadero BART. Service is free and runs seven days a week. Please check the schedule for times when it is available to the general public.

Several SF MUNI routes provide service to or near the Presidio (1, 28, 29, 30, 41, 43, and 45). The Muni 30 enters the Presidio on Mason Street near Crissy Field and terminates at the Sports Basement parking lot across from Crissy Marsh. The Muni 30 serves the Marina, Fishermans Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square and the Caltrain Station. The Muni 43 offers service directly into the park, with both directions of the route stopping at the Presidio Transit Center on the Main Post.

Once in the park, transfer to the free PresidiGo Around the Park Shuttle to reach your final destination. The Around the Park Shuttle is free and available to all seven days a week.

​From the East Bay

First, get across the Bay and into downtown San Francisco. Options include:

  • Take BART and get off at the Embarcadero Station

  • Take an AC Transit or a WestCAT transbay bus to the Transbay Terminal

  • Take a ferry from Alameda, Oakland, or Vallejo and get off at the Ferry Building

 Then, get across town to the Presidio. Options include:

  • Take the PresidiGo Downtown Shuttle, which provides roundtrip service to the Presidio. Pick up the shuttle at the Transbay Terminal or Embarcadero BART. Service is free and runs seven days a week. Please check the schedule for times when it is available to the general public.

  • Take SF Muni. Muni 43 now offers service directly into the Presidio, stopping at the Presidio Transit Center on the Main Post. Catch MUNI 1 or 38 downtown and transfer to MUNI 43 at Presidio Boulevard. The MUNI 41 and 45 routes provide service from downtown to the Presidio's Lombard Gate. To access other areas of the Presidio by SF MUNI, take a cross-town route from downtown and transfer to MUNI 28 or 29.

From the North Bay

All Golden Gate Transit bus routes that come across the Golden Gate Bridge provide service to the Presidio at one of the following stops:

​From the South Bay

First, make the trip into downtown San Francisco. Options include:

  • Take Caltrain and get off at the 4th and King Station

  • Take Samtrans and get off at the Transbay Terminal

  • Take BART from the Peninsula and get off at the Embarcadero Station

Then, get across town to the Presidio. Options include:

Take the PresidiGo Downtown Shuttle​, which provides roundtrip service to the Presidio. Pick up the shuttle at the Transbay Terminal or Embarcadero BART. Service is free and runs seven days a week. Please check the schedule for times when it is available to the general public.

Take SF Muni. Muni 30 now offers service directly into the Presidio, entering on Mason Street and terminating at the Sports Basement parking lot across from Crissy Marsh. Catch MUNI 1 or 38 in downtown and transfer to MUNI 43 at Presidio Boulevard. The Muni 30 downtown terminus is at the Caltrain Station.​

Questions? Call the Transportation Hotline at (415) 561-2739 or email transportation@presidiotrust.gov.​

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