Fares and Tickets

Clipper Cards can be used on all SFBF routes with the exception of our special AT&T Park service. Paper tickets and passes are route specific and can only be used on the route they were purchased for. Details on fares are listed below by route.

Alameda - Oakland - San Francisco
Harbor Bay - San Francisco
South San Francisco - Alameda - Oakland
Vallejo - San Francisco

AT&T Park - Alameda - Oakland
AT&T Park - Vallejo

Alameda / Oakland / AT&T Park

Service to AT&T Park has concluded for the 2018 season. Please check back this spring for 2019 schedules and rider information.

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Alameda / Oakland / San Francisco

One-Way Fares

Between Alameda or Oakland and San Francisco Ferry Building or Pier 41

Effective July 1, 2018

  One-way
Adult (cash fare) $7.00
Adult Clipper Card $5.30
Youth (5-18 years) $3.50
Seniors (65+ yrs), Disabled1  $3.50
Children under 5 (when accompanied by an adult) FREE
School groups3 $2.30
Short Hop4 $1.70
Short Hop Youth, Senior, Disabled 4 $0.80

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 Parking Placard Registration, 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 or in person at one of the following ticket offices:
  • NEW: Mobile ticketing is now available with the Hopthru mobile app. Learn how to buy ferry tickets on your phone.
  • On busy holidays and weekends Guest Assistant Representatives may also be present at the Alameda Main St and Oakland Jack London Square ferry terminals to sell tickets to customers in line.
  • 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 or from MUNI using your Clipper Card? Adult San Francisco Bay Ferry passengers using Clipper receive a $0.50 transfer discount when transferring between the ferry and MUNI. The discount is provided both to and from the ferry.
  • AC Transit transfer discounts are available for all customers using Clipper. Clipper provides: a $2.25 for Adults and a $1.10 discount for Youth/Senior/Disabled on AC Transit local buses when transferring from the Ferry; equivalent discounts are provided on ferry fares when transferring from AC Transit local buses. Beginning March 15, 2017, AC Transit transfer discounts are only available on Clipper.
  • 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.

Harbor Bay / San Francisco

One-Way Fares

Fares between Harbor Bay and San Francisco Ferry Building

Effective July 1, 2018

  One-way
Adult (cash fare) $7.30
Adult Clipper Card $5.50
Youth (5-18 years), Seniors (65+ yrs), Disabled* $3.60
Children under 5** FREE
School Groups*** $2.40

* 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 Parking Placard Registration, 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.
*** Price per teacher, student or chaperone. To qualify, school groups must call (415) 705-8214.

Purchasing Tickets & Transfer Info

  • Purchase tickets onboard the ferry at time of departure or at the Bay Crossings Store in the San Francisco Ferry Building.
  • NEW: Mobile ticketing is now available with the Hopthru mobile app. Learn how to buy ferry tickets on your phone.
  • 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 service
  • Transferring to or from MUNI using your Clipper Card? Adult San Francisco Bay Ferry passengers using Clipper receive a $0.50 transfer discount when transferring between the ferry and MUNI. The discount is provided both to and from the ferry.
  • AC Transit transfer discounts are available for all customers using Clipper. Clipper provides: a $2.25 for Adults and a $1.10 discount for Youth/Senior/Disabled on AC Transit local buses when transferring from the Ferry; equivalent discounts are provided on ferry fares when transferring from AC Transit local buses. AC Transit transfer discounts are only available on Clipper.
  • Fares subject to change

 

The Harbor Bay 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.

South San Francisco / Alameda / Oakland

One-Way Fares

Weekday service between South San Francisco and the East Bay

Effective July 1, 2018

  One-way
Adult $8.80
Adult Clipper Card $7.90
Youth (5-18 years) $4.40
Seniors (65+ yrs), Disabled 1 $4.40
Children under 5 (when accompanied by an adult) FREE
School Groups2 $2.90
Short Hop3 $1.70
Short Hop Senior, Disabled 3 $0.80

1Seniors, 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 Parking Placard Registration, or proof of age 65 or older. To request an RTC Discount Card application, visit the 511 website or call (415) 705-8291.
2 Price per teacher, student or chaperone. To qualify, school groups must call (415) 705-8214
3 One-way between Oakland and Alameda.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Purchase tickets onboard the ferry at time of departure
  • NEW: Mobile ticketing is now available with the Hopthru mobile app. Learn how to buy ferry tickets on your phone.
  • 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.
  • Fares subject to change.

 

The South 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.

Vallejo / AT&T Park

Service to AT&T Park has concluded for the 2018 season. Please check back this spring for 2019 schedules and rider information.

Thanks for choosing San Francisco Bay Ferry!


Vallejo / San Francisco


One-Way Fares

Between Vallejo and San Francisco Ferry Building or Pier 41

Effective July 1, 2018

  One-way
Adult $14.60
Adult Clipper Card $11.00
Youth (5-18 years) $7.30
Seniors (65+ yrs), Disabled* $7.30
Children under 5** FREE
Short Hop*** $1.70
Short Hop Youth, Senior, Disabled*** $0.80

Monthly Passes

  Fares
Monthly Pass
Monthly passes are good for one calendar month.
$366.00

School Group Fares

(Ferry only; 72 hour pre-approval required. See school group form below or call 707-643-3779.)
  One-way
School groups $4.80

*Seniors, persons with disabilities and Medicare cardholders may ride at a discount if they hold a Regional Transit Connection Discount Card, Medicare card, Department of Motor Vehicles Disabled Parking Placard Registration, or proof of age 65 or older. To request an RTC Discount Card application, visit the 511 website or call (415) 705-8291.
**Up to 2 children under 5 years of age may ride FREE with each fare paying adult.
***One-way between Mare Island and Vallejo or between the SF Ferry Building and Pier 41.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Vallejo Ticket Office hours: Monday through Friday, 6:45 AM to 5:00 PM; Saturday, Sunday, and holidays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To accommodate customers who wish to purchase a monthly pass, the Ticket Office will open at 5:00 AM for monthly pass sales on the first and last two weekdays of the month excluding holidays. In addition, when there is a weekday night Giants game, the Ticket Office will stay open until 5:45 PM to accommodate customers taking the 5:45 PM Vallejo departure to the San Francisco Ferry Building.
  • Tickets are sold at the Vallejo Ferry Terminal ticket office at 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo; Bay Crossings in the SF Ferry Building; and Blue & Gold Fleet at SF Pier 41 terminal.
  • If ferry ticket offices are closed, full-fare, one-way tickets may be purchased onboard – cash and credit cards accepted.
  • NEW: Mobile ticketing is now available with the Hopthru mobile app. Learn how to buy ferry tickets on your phone.
  • We accept cash, VISA and MasterCard at the ferry ticket office. Commuter checks can be used for the purchase of passes at participating ticket outlets.
  • School groups please use our School Group Request Form. Please note that school group requests must be processed, approved, and paid-in-full at least 72 hours prior to your sailing date to receive a group rate discount.
  • Transferring to or from MUNI using your Clipper Card? Adult San Francisco Bay Ferry passengers using Clipper receive a $0.50 transfer discount when transferring between the ferry and MUNI. The discount is provided both to and from the ferry.
  • Tickets may only be used on the ferry route for which they were originally purchased.
  • All tickets are nonrefundable.
  • Fares subject to change.

 

The Vallejo 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.