Most San Franciscans will tell you that the Powell-Hyde line is the most exciting trip to take and we wholeheartedly agree. The Powell-Hyde line starts at the cable car turnaround at Powell Street and Market Street (map).
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How much does it cost to ride a cable car in San Francisco?
Fares for the Cable car are: Adult & Youth (ages 5-17) $6.00 each way. $3 for seniors or those with disabilities. An All-Day Passport is sold for $14 by the conductors on the cable cars.
Where is the Powell-Hyde cable car?
The Powell-Hyde line runs from the corner of Powell and Market Streets to the end of Hyde at the waterfront near Ghirardelli Square. If you want to go to the top of and walk down it, this is the car to take.
Which cable car goes to Fisherman's Wharf?
Fisherman's Wharf is served by two cable car lines: the Powell-Hyde line on Hyde and Beach Streets (Aquatic Park near Ghirardelli Square), and the Powell-Mason line on Taylor and Bay Streets (middle of Fisherman's Wharf area, a few blocks from Pier 45 at Taylor and Bay Street).
Where do you catch the cable car in San Francisco?

The Three Cable Car Routes

Powell & Hyde: leaves from Market Street at Powell, near Union Square, and ends at Hyde and Beach Streets in Fisherman's Wharf.
Powell & Mason: also leaves from Market and Powell, and ends at Bay and Taylor Streets, a couple of blocks from Fisherman's Wharf.
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