New Year's Eve | 511 Contra Costa

New Year’s Eve 2022 & New Year’s Day 2023 Transit Schedules (Dec. 30-Jan. 2)

Late Night BART Service from San Francisco: On New Years Eve, BART will run special 3-line service at 1am on the Orange, Yellow, and Blue lines. Timed transfers will be available at MacArthur, 12th St/Oakland, and Bay Fair. The last East Bay bound train will run through San Francisco around 1:30am. For full details, refer to this Twitter thread.

Free Rides on Transit: AC Transit, Caltrain, and SF Muni will all offer free rides starting at 8pm New Year’s Eve. AC Transit is offering free rides on all lines through 5am New Year’s Day, including AC Transit Transbay and Tempo lines. SF Muni will offer free rides on all lines until 5am New Year’s Day and Caltrain will offer free service on all trains until 3:30am New Year’s Day.

Click any link below for additional information.

New Year’s Eve Observed (Friday, December 30)

New Year’s Eve (Saturday, December 31)

  • BART: Extended Saturday service (6am-1am + 1am special service)
  • All other transit agencies serving Contra Costa will provide their regular Saturday service

New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1)

New Year’s Day Observed (Monday, January 2)

  • WestCAT: Lynx – Regular schedule; JR/JL, 11, 19, DAR – Saturday schedule
  • Tri Delta Transit: Routes 380, 381, 388, 389, 391 & 395 on a Sunday schedule; limited Paratransit service
  • County Connection: Weekend service (300 Series, Route 4 & Route 6)
  • Capitol Corridor: Weekend/Holiday service
  • Golden Gate Bus: Holiday service
  • Wheels (LAVTA): All current Weekend schedules in effect
  • All other transit agencies serving Contra Costa will provide their regular weekday service

New Year's Hours and Services for Transit Agencies Serving Contra Costa County

Photo by: Steven Perry
Hope everyone had a fantastic holiday! Here is a guide to  your local transit agencies New Year’s schedule.  Have a safe and Happy New Year! 

Bay Area public transit options for New Year's Eve 2009

Don’t drive irresponsibly or get stuck being DD – put on your party hat and shades and ride home on public transit! Also, be glad you live in the Bay Area, where public transit options are rockin’.
Here’s what you need to know for each one:

  • Service runs til 3 am
  • After 8 pm:
    • Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond trains will not stop at Embarcardero. Exit at Montgomery Station instead. After midnight, also board at Montgomery Station to get back on the Pittsburg/Bay Point or Richmond trains.
    • Dublin/Pleasanton and Fremont trains will not stop at Montgomery Street Station. Exit at Embarcadero. Likewise, board at Embarcadero to get back on a Pittsburg/Bay Point or Richmond-bound train.
  • More information about BART services on NYE

AC Transit

  • On December 31st, 2009, consider taking the Eastbound Line 800, which runs overnight.
  • On January 1st, 2010, AC Transit buses will operate on Sunday schedules.
  • For more information, visit AC Transit’s Website.


  • Free for travelers between 8 pm – 6 am between Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve and Jan. 1, New Year’s Day.
  • More information on the SF Muni NYE Page.


  • Free service after 11 pm.
  • Details for New Year’s Eve service on Caltrain.

Care for some more?

Just kidding, we know you wanted more transit info!
Well, here’s your cap. Scroll down to see the full list of Bay Area transit agency services on New Year’s Eve, including SamTrans and Golden Gate Transit.