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From Alameda Harbor Bay to San Francisco Ferry BldgReturn trip

The San Francisco Bay Ferry provides weekday-only service between Alameda’s Harbor Bay terminal on Bay Farm Island in the East Bay and San Francisco’s Ferry Building terminal (Gate E). The Harbor Bay service is partially funded by Measure B.

Weekday Schedule

Effective through October 31, 2014
Leave
Harbor Bay
Arrive
SF Ferry Building
AM Weekdays
6:30 AM 6:55 AM
7:30 AM 7:55 AM
8:30 AM 8:55 AM
PM Weekdays
5:05 PM 5:30 PM
6:05 PM 6:30 PM
7:05 PM 7:30 PM
 

For a complete, printable version of the schedule for the Harbor Bay/San Francisco Route, click here.

2014 HOLIDAYS
Holiday schedules for San Francisco Bay Ferry vary by service. For information regarding holiday service, please visit sanfranciscobayferry/holidays.

REAL TIME DEPARTURES
See real time ferry locations and look up departure predictions for your ferry at NextBus.

SERVICE ALERT SYSTEM
BayAlerts replaces all current notification systems on July 21, 2014. For more information, FAQs, and a Step-by-Step User Guide to help you sign up for and use BayAlerts, click here.

GUARANTEED RIDE HOME PROGRAMS
Click the Transit tab for more information.

TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE
For additional schedule assistance and service assistance call (415) 705-8291, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

SERVICE COMMENTS
Service suggestions are welcome. Please visit our contact page or write to: Manager of Transportation Services, Pier 9, Suite 111, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Read about the proposed FY 2015-2020 San Francisco Bay Ferry Fare Program

One-Way Fares

Fares between Harbor Bay and San Francisco Ferry Building
  One-way
Adult (cash fare) $6.50
Adult (Clipper Card, beginning October 1, 2012) $5.00
Youth (5-12 years) $3.25
Seniors (62+ yrs), Disabled, Medicare* $3.75
Children under 5** FREE
Active Military $5.25

* 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.
** Children under 5 years of age may ride FREE with each fare paying adult.

Discount Ticket Books

10-Ticket Book 20-Ticket Book Monthly Pass
$55.00
$100.00
$185.00

Purchasing Tickets & Transfer Info

    • Purchase tickets onboard the ferry at time of departure
    • 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.
    • Not valid for AT&T Park or Angel Island service
    • 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 after November 4, 2012.
    • AC Transit transfer with ticket purchase.
    • Fares subject to change

 

The Harbor Bay to San Francisco service accepts Clipper Cards as of October 1, 2012

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.

Harbor Bay ferry terminal map

Alameda Harbor Bay Terminal Address: 215 Adelphian Way, Alameda, CA 94502.

Parking in Alameda Harbor Bay: Free parking is available adjacent to the terminal. There is no overnight parking. SmartBike parking in secure bicycle lockers is also available here using the BikeLink card system. Visit www.bikelink.org for more information.

Public Transit Options: Transit options near the Alameda Harbor Bay terminal include AC Transit. In addition, The Harbor Bay Business Park Association operates a FREE shuttle Monday through Friday during peak commute periods. The shuttle connects the Harbor Bay ferry terminal, the Harbor Bay Business Park and BART. Click on the Transit tab for additional information.

Pier 41 terminal parking map

Pier 41 Terminal Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94133. Pier 41 is located immediately adjacent to the Pier 39 entertainment complex.

Parking at Pier 41: Parking is available at an hourly fee in the Pier 39 parking garage, located across the Embarcadero from Pier 41 and Pier 39.

Public Transit Options: Transit options near Pier 41 include MUNI buses, trolleys, light rail and cable car. In addition, connecting ferries to Tiburon & Sausalito, and San Francisco Bay Ferries to Vallejo, Oakland and Alameda Main St arrive and depart from the Pier 41 area.

San Francisco Ferry Bldg terminal map

San Francisco Ferry Building Terminal Address: The ferry arrives and departs from the South Terminal (Gate E), located approximately one block from Pier ½ on the south end of the Ferry Building.

Parking in San Francisco: Parking is limited around the ferry terminal. Riders are encouraged to use public transportation when boarding the ferry at the SF Ferry Building.

Public Transit Options: Transit options near the San Francisco Ferry Building include BART and MUNI buses, trolleys and light rail. In addition, connecting Golden Gate Transit ferries to Marin County (Tiburon, Sausalito, Larkspur), and San Francisco Bay Ferries to Vallejo, Oakland and Alameda Main St arrive and depart from the Ferry Building. Click on the Transit tab for additional information.

Guaranteed Ride Home Programs

Ferry riders who experience a workday illness, family crisis or other unscheduled emergency may be eligible for a free ride home from work via taxi, rental car or other transit options provided by Guaranteed Ride Home programs offered by San Mateo and Alameda Counties to employees working in those counties. Learn when you can use it, how it works and how to enroll at these web sites:

Commute.org Emergency Ride Home Program
(Employers, please email alliance@commute.org or call (650) 588-8170 to register for this program).

Alameda County Guaranteed Ride Home Program

Public Transit Connections at San Francisco Ferry Building

  1. South Wing of Ferry Bldg: Golden Gate Transit 67:South of Market, Civic Center;69: Financial District
  2. Main @ Mission MUNI 82X: Presidio & Wharves Express
  3. Steuart near Market MUNI 2: Clement; 7: Haight; 9: San Bruno; 12:Folsom; 21:Hayes; 66:Quintara; 71:Haight/Noriega
  4. Mission near Steuart: MUNI 14:Mission; 14L; 14X
  5. Spear near Market or Mission: MUNI 31:Balboa
  6. Fremont @ Market: MUNI 10:Townsend
  7. Embarcadero to Fisherman's Wharf/Market Street MUNI F: Cable Car
  8. Market @ Main BART & MUNI Metro connections
  9. Embarcadero to AT&T Park and Caltrain; MUNI N:Judah

1. Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal; AC Transit 21

AC Transit Bus Transfers: Every ferry ticket comes with an attached AC Transit transfer allowing ferry riders to ride FREE on AC buses to and from the Alameda Harbor Bay terminal (AC Transit Route 21). An additional charge is required for AC express (X) buses. For bus schedules and routes visit www.actransit.org.

Harbor Bay Business Park Shuttle: The Harbor Bay Business Park Association operates a FREE shuttle Monday through Friday during peak commute periods. The shuttle connects the Harbor Bay ferry terminal, the Harbor Bay Business Park and BART. Click here for Shuttle map and schedule. For more information call ALTRANS Harbor Bay Business Park at: (408) 258-7267 or ALTRANS Operation (408) 505-5774.

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