Make Your Connections

There are many ways to connect to SMART stations. This page has information on transit connections, employer/school shuttles, the SMART pedestrian-bicycle pathway, and carpools/vanpools.

Transit Connections

Check out the many connections our transit partners offer with SMART to make your travel throughout the North Bay a breeze.

Golden Gate Transit​: SMART riders can connect to the ferry using Golden Gate Route 31 - Wave Ferry Shuttle. Trips using Route 31 are free to SMART riders who use a Clipper card and tag on and tag off both SMART and the shuttle. Please tag on and off both transit operators to ensure your ride on Route 31 is free. For information on this route and other services that connect to the Larkspur Ferry, click here. Golden Gate Transit also makes stops near many SMART stations. View our stations page to see the stations they serve:

Sonoma County Transit: For connections to SMART throughout Sonoma County, check out Sonoma County Transit's SMART page: Connections to the Charles M Schulz-Sonoma County Airport-STS​ can be made using Route 55 and 62. Until rail service extends northward, transit passengers from Cloverdale, Healdsburg, and Windsor can use Route 56 to connect to SMART. Trips using Route 56 are free to SMART riders who use a Clipper card. Here is the schedule.

City of Santa Rosa/Santa Rosa CityBus​: CityBus provides bus transit throughout Santa Rosa with connections to SMART's Santa Rosa SMART stations. The City of Santa Rosa also provides the ParkSMART shuttle service. ParkSMART has stops throughout Downtown Santa Rosa to connect people to the Santa Rosa Downtown Station in Historic Railroad Square. For more information on CityBus connections to SMART, visit: For information about ParkSMART, visit:

Petaluma Transit​: For connection details for the SMART Petaluma Downtown Station, check out Petaluma Transit: Petaluma Transit Routes 10, 11, and 24 connect to the SMART station or the nearby Copeland Transit Mall.

Marin Transit​: Provides connecting bus services to SMART stations throughout Marin County. For SMART connection information, visit: New! Marin Transit now offers Connect, an on-demand shuttle serving the SMART Marin Civic Center Station. Rides on Marin Transit Connect are free this June.To learn more about Marin Transit Connect or to download the app on your smartphone, visit:

Transportation Authority of Marin​: TAM has partnered with Lyft, a mobile ridesharing app, to provide a discount of up to $5 off for rides using Lyft’s multi-passenger "Lyft Line" service to get to and from SMART Stations in Marin County. The discount is available with the promo code "GETSMART17."  For more information on TAM's Lyft Line pilot program, click here. TAM has also partnered with Whistlestop to provide ADA services for individuals with disabilities, and schedule rides for individuals without access to cell phones. Advance scheduling for these services is requested. For more information, please contact Whistlestop at (415) 454-0998.


Available Transportation providers

Below are links to transportation providers available near SMART stations.

Employer/School Shuttles

  • Watch for information on private shuttles that serve employers and schools here, or contact your employer or school directly about SMART connections.

Pedestrian-Bicycle Pathway