Alameda Seaplane Ferry Route

The Alameda Seaplane ferry route provides direct weekday commute service between Alameda's new Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal and Downtown San Francisco.

IN DOWNTOWN S.F. USE GATE F

Note: Riders traveling from Alameda to Downtown San Francisco before 9:50 a.m. on weekdays please use the Alameda Seaplane route as there is no San Francisco departures on the Oakland & Alameda route before 9:50 a.m.

The new Alameda Seaplane route provides direct ferry service between Alameda's new Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal and Downtown San Francisco during peak commute periods. The revamped Oakland & Alameda route provides direct ferry service between Oakland and San Francisco during peak commute hours as well as midday, evening and weekend service between Oakland, the Main Street Alameda Ferry Terminal and San Francisco.

These bullets describe which service Alameda ferry riders should use based on their time and day of travel.

  • Peak weekday commute (before 9 a.m.): Alameda Seaplane
  • Middays: Oakland & Alameda
  • Weekday evenings: Both routes suitable, check schedules for specific departure times
  • Weekends: Oakland & Alameda

Click to view the Oakland & Alameda ferry route schedule.

Scroll down to find information on getting to the Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal.

Schedules

Schedule effective November 8, 2021

Alameda Seaplane ferry service is available weekdays only. Check our holidays page for special schedules on holidays.

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Click the bars to reveal the schedule.

WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) WESTBOUND: ALAMEDA SEAPLANE TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Alameda Seaplane

Arrive Downtown S.F. | GATE F

6:30 AM

6:50 AM

7:00 AM

7:20 AM

7:25 AM

7:45 AM

8:20 AM

8:40 AM

9:15 AM

9:35 AM

10:10 AM

10:30 AM

10:30 AM

10:50 AM

4:00 PM

4:20 PM

5:00 PM

5:20 PM

6:00 PM

6:20 PM

6:50 PM

7:10 PM

8:25 PM

8:45 PM

WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO ALAMEDA SEAPLANE

Depart Downtown S.F. | GATE F

Arrive Alameda Seaplane

6:55 AM

7:15 AM

7:50 AM

8:10 AM

8:45 AM

9:05 AM

9:40 AM (DEPARTS FROM GATE G)

10:00 AM

10:05 AM

10:25 AM

10:55 AM

11:15 AM

11:50 AM

12:10 PM

3:30 PM

3:50 PM

4:30 PM

4:50 PM

5:30 PM

5:50 PM

6:25 PM

6:45 PM

7:00 PM

7:20 PM

8:25 PM

8:45 PM

10:20 PM

10:40 PM


Fares

Effective July 1, 2021 | Fares are for one-way passage

Clipper/Mobile Ticket $4.50
Discount Clipper/Mobile Ticket* $2.25
Paper Ticket $5.75
Discount Paper Ticket^ $2.75
Children Under 5 FREE


* Discount Clipper includes Clipper START, RTC Clipper, Senior Clipper and Youth Clipper. For mobile tickets, use the discount paper ticket categories and verification methods listed below.

^ Discount paper tickets can be used by those 65 or older, 17 or younger or those with Medicare cards or DMV disabled parking placards.

For additional details regarding fares and payment methods, please visit our Fares and Tickets page.


Terminal Information

Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal

Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal (Use Gate F)


CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
See our Rider Guide page or call (877) 643-3779.

SERVICE COMMENTS and QUESTIONS
Service suggestions are welcome. Please visit our contact page.