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"Cable cars" Cable Cars Tip by sunnywong

Cable Cars, San Francisco: 124 reviews and 169 photos


Cable cars have maneuvered the city’s famously hilly streets for more than 125 years.
There are three remaining lines: the Powell & Hyde, the Powell & Mason, and the California.
All persons: $2.00 each way.
Passports are valid on cable cars: Enjoy unlimited travel on San Francisco's world-famous transit system. Ride Muni streetcars, buses, and cable cars as many times a day as you wish with your Passport.
1 day = $6;
3 consecutive days = $10;
7 consecutive days = $15;
Cable car Souvenir Postcards are also available for $2.50. They feature a tearoff ticket with a keepsake souvenir postcard featuring a historic streetcar scene and a modern view.
Cable car tickets and souvenir postcards are available at ticket booths located at Powell and Market Streets and at Hyde and Beach Streets.

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  • Updated Nov 3, 2002
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