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San Francisco Cable Car System

1201 Mason St, San Francisco, California 94108 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Open Now
Fri 10a-6p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • No Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“historic cable cars in action!”

The San Francisco cable car system is the world's last manually operated cable car system. An icon of San Francisco, California, the cable car system forms part of the intermodal urban transport network.

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Reviewed by
Kori and Brian Truono

  • Road Warrior
  • 78 Reviews
  • 146 Helpful
May 13, 2014

A SanFran must-do. $6 for a one-way ticket, exact change only. Hold on to your ticket stub, if you get caught riding without one you can be subject to a $75 fine. Don't miss the Cable Car Museum to really appreciate how the cars work.

7 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
lyndonp

  • 10 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
September 24, 2014
Rated 4.0

The cable cars were just awesome to ride on. Easy way to get around the city and even better to see parts of what the city has to offer. A must do when visiting.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Sophie Primeau

  • 15 Reviews
  • 11 Helpful
July 29, 2014
Rated 4.0

very nice but not free, you need to find a parking and pay for the ride.
you can have the price on there web site.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
volfan007

  • 13 Reviews
  • 12 Helpful
May 29, 2014

must do!!!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
melinagunnett

  • 31 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
October 23, 2019

There is a free museum at the hub. You can see the cables from all 4 lines as they pass through the building as well as several exhibits showing the history and how they work

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Reviewed by
jentee224

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
March 09, 2019

This is a must for anyone visiting The city. Many locals use this transportation every day.

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San Francisco Cable Car System

1201 Mason St
San Francisco, California
94108 USA

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Open now until 6:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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