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City Pass

We'll be using public trans. Sunday through Tuesday. Is it more economical to buy a City Pass or to just pay our fare each way? Thanks.

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1. Re: City Pass

Do you plan on seeing the attractions that are included in the price of the City Pass?

The bus is $1.25, and if you ask you will get a transfer receipt that will allow you to ride the bus (or another bus) again for the next 90 min to 2 hours on the original fare.

Cable cars are $3.00 each direction (7am-9pm) and no transfer receipt is given.

If you are not planning on taking advantage of the attractions that are part of the City Pass price, then you might be better off just paying for transportation as you go, since this will only be for 3 days.

You would need to take the bus 14 times each day (or more, if you are able to use the transfers) to break even.

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2. Re: City Pass

Rather than get City Pass, you can buy a 3,5,or 7 day passport good for all muni vehicles. No admissions are included

sfmuni.com/cms/…passports

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I agree with the advice to get a Muni pass. You'll save money and they are nowhere as expensive as the City Pass. If you were going to be there longer and planned to take in the attractions included in the City Pass it might be worth it--but not for three days.