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BART’s Brand New San Jose & Milpitas Stations Open June 13

BART finally connects to San Jose when it opens its 50th station in Mid-June
By - posted 5/20/2020 No Comment

On Saturday, June 13, 2020, BART service will finally connect to San Jose, the most populous city in the Bay Area as two new stations will open – Milpitas and Berryesssa/North San Jose.

BART opened for service in 1972 and with the opening of these two new stations will have 50 stations, 131 miles of track and will now serve five Bay Area Counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara).

Check out the new BART map with these two stations which also leaves room for future more BART stations that go deeper into San Jose 

Read the BART Press Release

The first train on June 13, 2020 serving the two new stations headed north will be a Richmond bound train and will depart the Berryessa/North San Jose station at 7:56am and will arrive at the Milpitas station just 3 minutes later at 7:59am.

Where is Milpitas Station located?

The address of the Milpitas Station is 1755 S. Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas CA 94566.

Where is the Berryessa/North San Jose Station located?

The address of the Berryessa/North San José Station is 925 Berryessa Way, San Jose, CA 95133.

What are the hours of operation?

With service reduced during the shelter in place orders, the hours of operation are 5 am-9 pm on weekdays and 8 am-9 pm on weekends.\

What will the fares be?

BART fares are based in distance traveled. A one-way adult-fare trip from Berryessa Station to Embarcadero Station costs $8.15*. A one-way adult-fare trip from Milpitas Station to Antioch Station costs $9.70*.
*Based on Clipper cost. Paper ticket users have a 50-cent surcharge per one-way trip.

How frequent will the service be?

With service reduced during the shelter in place order, trains will run every 30 minutes on weekdays, every 20 minutes and every 24 minutes on weekends. BART will monitor ridership and could potentially go to 15 headways during peak periods based on demand.

How long will the trip take?

It will take about 60 minutes from Milpitas and 65 minutes from Berryessa/North San Jose to travel to San Francisco’s Embarcadero Station.

For more Milpitas and Berryessa FAQs

Watch the signing ceremony and the unveiling of the Milpitas and Berryessa opening date, recorded by VTA below:

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