Get Around - Taking a Leisure Trip

Taking a Leisure Trip - Muni at AT&T Park photo

By train or bus.

511 can help you explore many of the Bay Area's top sights and destinations, including parks, museums, and sports venues, using public transportation. Check out the Popular Destinations page to plan your trip.

By car.

If you plan on driving to your destination, use 511 Driving TimesSM to estimate your driving time in advance. Choose ‘Specific Day and Time’ to plan for your future trip. Then when you're ready to leave, check the 511 Traffic page to view a map of current congestion and incidents, calculate your trip's current driving time, and check breaking traffic news. You can also call 511 and ask for "Driving Times" or "Traffic Conditions."

My trips. My way.

Make the most of your free time and avoid sitting in traffic. If there are leisure trips you make frequently – to sporting events, friends' houses, or the gym – you can save those trips on With MY 511, 511's free personalized service, you can get a personalized 511 home page for your favorite trips. Plus, when you call 511, you'll be able to bypass the regular menu options to go straight to driving times and transit departure times for your trips. You can also register for text and e-mail alerts. Sign up today at


Current and Future Driving Times

Find out how long it will take to get to your destination – now, or in the future. Use 511 Driving Times to calculate your current driving time NOW, or estimate your driving time in advance to plan an upcoming trip.


Plan Your Transit Trip – It's Easy!

Use the interactive 511 Transit Trip Planner to generate step-by-step instructions for traveling on public transportation including an itinerary with schedules, fares, time estimates, and interactive maps.

Popular Destinations- cable car photo

Popular Destinations

Find interesting and fun places to visit around the Bay Area using public transportation. Get information and transit directions to popular destinations, such as:

  • museums
  • sports & events
  • sights & attractions
  • major airports, and more

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