Public Transportation

Civic Center is easily accessible by public transit. Information and trip planning for the entire San Francisco Bay Area can be found online at or by dialing “511” from any of the Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma).


MUNI bus lines serving Civic Center include Bus Numbers:
5-Fulton, 21-Hayes, 31-Balboa, 47-Van Ness, and 49-Van Ness/Mission.
Other lines, including the underground MUNI Metro and the F streetcar line, stop nearby at Market Street and Van Ness Avenue. For up-to-date route and schedule information contact MUNI at (415) 701-2311 or dial 311 within San Francisco.

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit):

BART lines serve the nearby “Civic Center” station at Market and Eighth Streets. For schedule information please contact BART at (415) 989-2278.

North Bay:

The Civic Center area is also served by Golden Gate Transit (415) 455-2000

South Bay:

Sam Trans (800 660-4287) runs many buses from the South Bay. Cal Train riders may call 800 660-4287 for service information.

East Bay:

From the East Bay riders can take AC Transit (dial 511 anywhere in the Bay Area) to the Transbay Terminal, on Mission Street between First and Fremont Streets, and transfer to MUNI lines such as the No. 5 Bus.

Private Parking Garages and Lots

Hastings Garage
376 Larkin St.
Between McAllister Street and Golden Gate Avenue

Fox Plaza
1390 Market St.
Enter on Hayes Street, between Larkin and Polk streets

Opera Plaza Garage
Enter on Golden Gate Avenue at Van Ness Avenue

Outdoor Self-Park Lots
2 lots located on opposite corners at the intersection of Hayes and Polk streets