On-demand Text Services

example textRequest BART real time departures, delay advisories and more by text! To get started text "BART go" to 468311 or jump right in and text "BART" + your station name. We'll text you back in seconds.

Format your message like "bart 12th" or bart + the command. Send it to 468311. Save 468311 as a contact for quick reference. This is a only a partial list:

  • Get Started: "bart go" 
  • Delay Advisories: "bart delay"
  • Real Time Arrivals: bart + station name 
  • Elevator Advisories: "bart elevator" 
  • Contact Information: "bart contact"
  • Stop all Messages: stop 
  • Help with Messages: help


We also offer a subscriptions by text that will automatically send you delay advisories on a time-specific basis. It's a great option for regular riders. To sign up, send one of these commands to 468311:

  • "BART morning" (weekdays 4am - 10am)
  • "BART midday" (weekdays 10am - 3pm)
  • "BART afternoon" (weekdays 3pm - 7pm)
  • "BART evening" (weekdays 7pm - 12am)
  • "BART Saturday" (Saturdays 6am - 12am)
  • "BART Sunday" (Sunday 8am - 12am)

BART does not charge recipients to receive text messages. However, your carrier's message and data rates may apply. Read the comprehensive Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy. To unsubscribe text the word STOP to 468311. And remember: texting while driving (or even walking) can be dangerous, so be safe!