Your Weekend Transit Advisory: Veteran’s Day Parade, Niners vs St. Louis Rams

Honor our veterans this Monday. Transit impact this weekend below, and everything you wanted to know about how to get to the Niners game.

Veterans Day Holiday Muni Schedule

Muni service will follow regular weekday schedule on Veterans Day Holiday, Monday.

Veterans Day Parade

On Sunday the annual Veterans Day Parade will take place on Market Street from 2nd Street to the Civic Center. Staging will begin at 9 a.m. on 2nd Street between Market and Folsom streets.

Beginning at 9 a.m. 2nd Street between Market and Folsom streets will be closed to traffic for staging purposes. Cross traffic will be allowed on Howard and Mission streets until approximately 10:45 a.m. Streets will be re-opened once the parade units passed.

At 11 a.m. the parade will proceed north on 2nd Street, west on Market Street, west on McAllister Street, south on Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and pass the reviewing stand. The parade will disband on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Larkin Street.

During the parade vehicles will be re-routed around the parade route except Muni buses.

The following Muni line and routes will be affected:

  • F Market
  • 2 Clement
  • 5 Fulton
  • 6 Parnassus
  • 8X Bayshore Express
  • 9 San Bruno
  • 10 Townsend
  • 12 Folsom-Pacific
  • 14 Mission
  • 14L Mission Limited
  • 19 Polk
  • 21 Hayes
  • 27 Bryant
  • 30 Stockton
  • 31 Balboa
  • 38 Geary
  • 45 Union-Stockton
  • 71 Haight-Noriega
  • 76 Marin Headlands

49ers Football Game

The San Francisco 49ers will host their seventh home game on Sunday, against the St. Louis Rams starting at 1:25 p.m. at the Candlestick Park.

Motorists should expect delays on all bridges and freeways leading into San Francisco for at least two hours before the start of the game and for at least two hours after the end of the game. Fans attending the games are encouraged to take public transportation. For more information, please visit

Muni offers several ways to get to Candlestick Park from locations throughout San Francisco. There are four Muni Express routes and two Shuttles.

The Muni Express route is Special Event Fare Service
Adult fare: $12 roundtrip
Youth/Senior/Disabled fare: $10 roundtrip
Muni monthly pass, Passport or CityPass Special Event Add-on fare: $8 roundtrip (adult and discount pass holders)

The Candlestick Shuttles are regular fare service, $2 adult per trip and $.75 for youth/senior/disabled per trip.

In order for Clipper customers with a monthly pass to obtain the add-on fare discount, at least $8 in cash value must be loaded to their Clipper cards prior to boarding the special event Muni service.

Customers can load their cards online at (please allow at least five days for processing), or at one of the participating Clipper vendors or ticket vending machines in a Muni Metro station. Please go to for fare details.

For service to and from the game, T Third customers should transfer at the Gilman/Paul station to the 87 Candlestick Shuttle, which operates directly between the station and Candlestick Park.

Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. SFMTA staff will sell Muni fares from 10:25 a.m. at the following locations:

Balboa Park BART Station
Sutter Street/Sansome Street

Pre-game Service:

  • 75X Candlestick Express – from Balboa Park BART
  • 77X Candlestick Express – from California and Van Ness
  • 78X Candlestick Express – from California and Funston
  • 79X Candlestick Express – from Sutter and Sansome
  • 86 Candlestick Shuttle – from Bacon and San Bruno
  • 87 Candlestick Shuttle – from Third Street and Gillman, T Third Station

Post-game Service:

  • 75X Candlestick Express – to Balboa Park BART
  • 77X Candlestick Express – to Van Ness and North Point
  • 78X Candlestick Express – to California and Funston
  • 79X Candlestick Express – to Kearny and Sutter
  • 86 Candlestick Shuttle – to Bacon and San Bruno
  • 87 Candlestick Shuttle – to Third Street and Gillman, T Third Station

79X Candlestick Express Re-route

The southbound 79X Candlestick Express, which provides express service to the 49ers game from downtown, will be re-routed all season due to Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets. Customers traveling to the game can board the 79X Candlestick Express at the following locations:

  • Sutter and Sansome
  • Sutter and Kearny
  • Mason and Geary
  • Cyril Magnin and Market
  • 5th Street and Mission
  • 5th Street and Howard
  • 5th Street and Folsom

The southbound buses will then travel express to Candlestick Park from 5th and Folsom. Northbound buses will remain on their regular route.

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