Fresh-cut grass, crack of the bat and the cheers of fans at the stadium are right around the corner for the San Francisco Giants when they face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, April 10 at 1:35 p.m., the Home Opener at AT&T Park.
Fans can ride Caltrain to the park on the regular weekday schedule which offers plenty of northbound and southbound services to and from the park. Caltrain will be operating two additional Special Events local trains at 10 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. departing from the San Jose Diridon Station during Pre-Event Service making all local stops to San Francisco. Post-Event services will coincide with the regular P.M. weekday schedule commute and extra capacity will be provided. Caltrain’s San Francisco station, located on Fourth and King streets, is just one block from AT&T Park.
This season has started off with a bang as Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner hit two home runs against the Diamondbacks in their season opener at Chase Field in Arizona, an impressive accomplishment for a pitcher. Giants’ fans can continue to enjoy the competition against the D-backs in the upcoming three game series.
Caltrain is a proof-of-payment system: tickets aren’t sold onboard trains but can be purchased at ticket machines at the stations. Fans are encouraged to purchase a Day Pass at Caltrain ticket machines to avoid long lines after the game. The pass is valid for unlimited rides within zone limits on Caltrain through the last train. Clipper card users are reminded to tag on and tag off.
Parking at Caltrain stations costs $5.50 for the day, and permits can be purchased through ticket machines onsite. Paid parking rules are enforced throughout the day.
To help make it a pleasant trip for all, Caltrain reminds fans to drink responsibly and to remember that open alcoholic beverages are prohibited on trains departing from San Francisco beginning at 9 p.m. on game days.
For more information about Caltrain schedule and fares, call 1.800.660.4287 (TTY 650.508.6448) or visit www.caltrain.com.
About Caltrain: Owned and operated by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, Caltrain provides commuter rail service from San Francisco to San Jose, with limited commute service to Gilroy. Caltrain has enjoyed five years of consecutive monthly ridership increases, surpassing more than 60,000 average weekday riders. While the Joint Powers Board assumed operating responsibilities for the service in 1992, the railroad celebrated 150 years of continuous passenger service in 2014. Planning for the next 150 years of Peninsula rail service, Caltrain is on pace to electrify the corridor, reduce diesel emissions by 97 percent by 2040 and add more service to more stations.
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