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Cable Cars, San Francisco

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Explore San Francisco's historical downtown with a ride on Cable Cars. Established in the mid-19th century, three of the original 23 cable lines are still running. Passengers can travel along the steep streets and admire some of the city’s most iconic monuments and neighborhoods. Hop on the trolley and enjoy the rumbling scenic ride up Hyde Street or down to Fisherman’s Wharf, soaking in views of the expansive San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Learn more about this remarkable transportation system with a visit to the Cable Car Museum. Combination tickets offer unlimited rides on the system along with admission to many of the city’s museums. Use our San Francisco tour planner to add Cable Cars and other attractions to your San Francisco vacation plans.
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  • I've loved the cable cars since I originally came to SF in the 70's. I now have a house 1/2 a block from the Hyde line, and I actually use that line to go to the movies downtown with my wife! The cabl...  more »
  • Boarded at the North end of Hyde Street which is a short walk from Fisherman's Wharf. $7 each for a singe which is probably enough or most tourists. Wait to get on was about 15 minutes. Standing up is...  more »
  • I recommend the experience of travelling on the cable car system, there are three different lines to choose from. Compared to the cost of all the other types of public transport, (buses, trolley buses...  more »