Clipper and Ticket Vending Machines

Clipper and BART Ticket Vending Machines are in every BART station and provide a variety of cash, credit and debit card purchasing options. Not all vending machines accept credit and debit cards. 

Credit Cards:

BART accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. 

Clipper: Clipper cards are dispensed 1 card per transaction. You can purchase 1 Clipper card at a time with a credit card at a BART Clipper vending machine, and you can use the same credit card up to 2 times over 2 days up to a rolling 2 day limit of $103 to purchase more Clipper cards individually and to load value on your Clipper card. 

BART Tickets: Purchase a minimum $2.50 ticket to a maximum $69 in 5-cent and $1.00 increments. Each credit card is limited to 2 transactions per card per rolling day and a rolling 2 day limit of $69. You can purchase up to 5 tickets per transaction. 

ATM Cards:

BART accepts Star, Interlink, Maestro, NYCE and Accel.

Clipper: Clipper cards are dispensed 1 card per transaction. You can use that debit card 3 times per day to purchase Clipper cards individually, so you can purchase a maximum of 3 Clipper cards in a day with the same debit card. 

BART Tickets: Purchase a minimum $2.50 to a maximum of $69 in 5-cent and $1.00 increments. NOTE: You can purchase up to 5 tickets per transaction but you are limited to 3 transactions per debit card per day.

Cash:

$1, $5, $10 or $20 bills up to a maximum of 15 bills. Coins and bills accepted.

Clipper: Clipper cards are dispensed 1 Clipper card per transaction. Multiple Clipper cards can be purchased with cash using multiple individual transactions.

BART Tickets: BART Blue - Available in $2.50 to $69 denominations in 5-cent and $1.00 increments .

Discount tickets are only sold at selected retail sales locations throughout the Bay Area and through the mail.

Group Sales:

Visit our Ticket Sales page for information about purchasing Group Tickets or School Sponsored Field Trip tickets.