Daly City station

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Daly City
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Daly City station from footbridge, March 2018.JPG
Two trains at Daly City station in 2018
Location 500 John Daly Boulevard
Daly City, California
Coordinates 37°42′22″N 122°28′08″W / 37.706224°N 122.468934°W / 37.706224; -122.468934Coordinates: 37°42′22″N 122°28′08″W / 37.706224°N 122.468934°W / 37.706224; -122.468934
Line(s) BART M-Line
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections Bus transport Muni: 14R, 28, 54, 57
Bus transport SamTrans: 110, 118, 120, 121, 130, Air transport 399, ECR, Daly City Bayshore Shuttle, Seton Shuttle
Bus transport SFSU Shuttle
Bus transport Skyline College Shuttle
Parking 2068 spaces
Bicycle facilities 20 Lockers
Disabled access Yes
Opened November 5, 1973
Passengers (FY 2016) 9,813 exits/day[1]
Preceding station   Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
TerminusRichmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae
toward Richmond
toward Millbrae
Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae
Weekdays only
toward SFO (Millbrae on weeknights & weekends)
TerminusWarm Springs/South Fremont–​Daly City
Dublin/​Pleasanton–​Daly City

Daly City is an elevated Bay Area Rapid Transit station located in Daly City, just south of the San Francisco border. It is adjacent to Interstate 280 and California Route 1, for which is serves as a park-and-ride station.

From its November 5, 1973 opening until the extension to Colma station in 1996, Daly City was the southern terminus of BART on the Peninsula.[2] It still serves as the terminus for some services that do not continue to the other San Mateo County stations.

Station layout[edit]

Northbound      Antioch–​SFO/​Millbrae toward Pittsburg/Bay Point (Balboa Park)
     Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae toward Richmond weekdays (Balboa Park)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Northbound      Dublin/​Pleasanton–​Daly City toward Dublin/Pleasanton (Balboa Park)
     Antioch–​SFO/​Millbrae toward Pittsburg/Bay Point Weekday morning rush only (Balboa Park)
     Warm Springs/South Fremont–​Daly City toward Warm Springs (Balboa Park)
     Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae toward Richmond weekends (Balboa Park)
Southbound (Platform 3)      Antioch–​SFO/​Millbrae toward SFO Airport weekdays, Millbrae weekends (Colma)
     Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae toward Millbrae weekdays (Colma)
Side platform, doors will open on right
G Street Level Exits/Entrances
Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent

The station has three tracks with an island platform between the east tracks and a side platform next to the west track. The side platform is used primarily by southbound trains continuing on to SFO Airport or Millbrae. The island platform is used primarily by northbound trains and by southbound trains terminating at the station. Southbound trains terminating at Daly City reverse their direction to make the return trip to San Francisco and the East Bay, unless they are going out of service at the rail yard in Colma.

Bus connections[edit]

Muni route 14R bus in the east busway

Daly City station is served by a number of SamTrans and Muni bus routes. Most routes use the Niantic Avenue busway on the east side of the station; Muni route 54 and the SamTrans shuttle routes stop on the west side of the station.[3][4]

  • Muni: 14R, 28, 54, 57,
  • SamTrans: 110, 118, 120, 121, 130, 399, ECR, Daly City-Bayshore Shuttle, Seton Shuttle

San Francisco State University operates the free Daly City BART Express Shuttle, stopping on the west side of the station. Its Campus Loop shuttle also serves Daly City station on a limited number of trips. Skyline College also operates a free shuttle to the station.[3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Bay Area Rapid Transit District. "Monthly Ridership Reports". Retrieved February 6, 2017. 
  2. ^ "BART Chronology January 1947 – March 2009" (PDF). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Daly City Station: Transit Stops" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Commission. January 12, 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Daly City Station: Schedules & Fares" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Commission. January 12, 2018. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Daly City station at Wikimedia Commons