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Alameda / Oakland / San Francisco

One-Way Fares

Between Alameda or Oakland and San Francisco Ferry Building or Pier 41
Adult (cash fare) $6.40
Adult Clipper Card $4.80
Youth (5-18 years) $3.20
Seniors (65+ yrs), Disabled1  $3.20
Children under 5 (when accompanied by an adult) FREE
School groups3 $2.10
Short Hop4 $1.50
Short Hop Youth, Senior, Disabled 4 $0.75

1 Seniors, persons with disabilities and Medicare cardholders may ride at a discount if they hold a Youth, Senior, or RTC Clipper Card, a Regional Transit Connection Discount Card, Medicare card, Department of Motor Vehicles Disabled Placard Identification Card or proof of age 65 or older. To request an RTC Discount Card application, visit the 511 website or call (415) 705-8291.

3 To qualify, school groups must call (415) 705-8214 for advance approval and reservations.

4 One-way between Oakland and Alameda or between the SF Ferry Building and Pier 41.

Purchasing Tickets & Transfer Info

  • Purchase tickets onboard the ferry at time of departure, at Blue & Gold Fleet’s Pier 41 Ticket Booth (no service charge), or at the Bay Crossings Store in the San Francisco Ferry Building.
  • Boarding Policy: Passengers holding tickets or a Ticket Purchase Confirmation (from online ticket purchases) are boarded first.
  • We accept cash, checks, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Commuter Check.
  • Tickets may only be used on the ferry route for which they were originally purchased.
  • Standard fare tickets cannot be used on AT&T Park ferry.
  • Transferring to and from MUNI using your Clipper Card?  MUNI offers a $0.50 transfer discount to adult San Francisco Bay Ferry passengers using Clipper, and San Francisco Bay Ferry offers a reciprocal $0.50 transfer to adult passengers tranferring from MUNI on their return trip.  Paper transfers will no longer be accepted by MUNI as of November 4, 2012.
  • AC Transit transfer with ticket purchase.
  • Fares subject to change.


The Alameda/Oakland to San Francisco service accepts Clipper Cards

Clipper Card

Tag On. Tag Off.

1. Tag on by touching your card to the reader at the terminal entry gates.
2. Tag off at the card reader at your destination. Tagging off ensures you are not overcharged for your fare.

Learn more on our Clipper FAQ page.

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