Facts and usage statistics about public transit in San Francisco - San Jose, CA, United States

Commute patterns by Light Rail, BART, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car in San Francisco - San Jose, CA - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA walk each day. See which Light Rail, BART, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car and stations are most popular in San Francisco - San Jose, CA, and more!

San Francisco - San Jose, CA has 6 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, BART, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car, operated by several transit agencies, including Muni Metro, BART, Caltrain, VTA, MUNI, SF Cable Car, AC Transit, VTA, SamTrans, Golden Gate Transit, Marin Transit & Caltrain-Bus

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In San Francisco - San Jose, CA, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 45 min. Over 46% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in San Francisco - San Jose, CA each day? Commuters wait on average 14 min, but over 41% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within San Francisco - San Jose, CA is 5.34 mi. Yet 48% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in San Francisco - San Jose, CA is 39%. On average, 36% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in San Francisco - San Jose, CA, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.47 mi? Approximately, 24% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in San Francisco - San Jose, CA

How long do people usually commute in San Francisco - San Jose, CA by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 45 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in San Francisco - San Jose, CA, United States?

The percentage of transit riders in San Francisco - San Jose, CA who ride public transit, including Light Rail, BART, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car for more than 2 hours every day is 46%.

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Waiting Time in San Francisco - San Jose, CA

How long do people usually wait at a station in San Francisco - San Jose, CA every day?

The average amount of time people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, BART, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car line on a weekday is 14 min.

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How many people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 41%.

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Trip Distance in San Francisco - San Jose, CA

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in San Francisco - San Jose, CA?

The average distance people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, BART, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car is 5.34 mi.

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How many people have a long commute every day in San Francisco - San Jose, CA?

The percentage of people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA that usually travel for over 7.46 mi in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 48%.

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Number of Transfers in San Francisco - San Jose, CA

How many people perform single line trips in San Francisco - San Jose, CA?

The percentage of people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 39%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in San Francisco - San Jose, CA?

The percentage of people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 39%.

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Walking Distance in San Francisco - San Jose, CA

How far do people usually walk per trip in San Francisco - San Jose, CA?

The average distance people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 5.34 mi.

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How many people walk for more than 0.62 mi in San Francisco - San Jose, CA?

The percentage of people in San Francisco - San Jose, CA who walk for over 0.62 mi each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 48%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 44 - O'SHAUGHNESSY
  • 29 - SUNSET
  • 14 - MISSION

Most popular Bus stations

  • Powell Street
  • Montgomery Street
  • Embarcadero

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • KT - INGLESIDETHIRD
  • M - OCEANVIEW
  • N - JUDAH

Most popular Bus lines

  • 44 - O'SHAUGHNESSY
  • 29 - SUNSET
  • 14 - MISSION

Most popular Bus stations

  • Powell Street
  • Montgomery Street
  • Embarcadero

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • KT - INGLESIDETHIRD
  • M - OCEANVIEW
  • N - JUDAH

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