New Ferry Schedules (Effective July 1, 2021)

MV Carina, a San Francisco Bay Ferry, with the San Francisco skyline


San Francisco Bay Ferry will operate under all new schedules beginning on July 1, 2021. We will offer more weekday departures than ever before, providing robust service and more flexible schedules to bring passengers back, accommodate expected changes in travel patterns and diversify the ridership base.

See our press release on the new schedules >>

Scroll down to see the new schedules effective July 1. Schedules are subject to change. This page was updated with minor modifications on May 26, 2021.

Note: The schedules posted on this page go into effect on July 1, 2021. For schedules in effect through June 30, 2021, please see our current schedules page.

Temporary lower fares will also go into effect on July 1, 2021. See the new temporary fares.

Vallejo Ferry Route

The Vallejo route offers daily service between Vallejo and Downtown San Francisco, with select service to Mare Island. The new schedules reflect enhanced off-peak service to meet changing travel patterns with continued robust peak commute service. Weekend service on the Vallejo route will resume on July 3.

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WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) SOUTHBOUND: VALLEJO TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Mare Island

Depart Vallejo

Arrive Downtown S.F.

5:15 AM

5:30 AM

6:30 AM

5:45 AM

6:00 AM

7:00 AM

7:00 AM

7:15 AM

8:15 AM

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7:45 AM

8:45 AM

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8:15 AM

9:15 AM

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9:30 AM

10:30 AM

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10:40 AM

11:40 AM

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12:00 PM

1:00 PM

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1:00 PM

2:00 PM

1:30 PM

1:50 PM

2:50 PM

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2:50 PM

3:50 PM

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3:20 PM

4:20 PM

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4:10 PM

5:10 PM

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7:15 PM

8:15 PM

WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) NORTHBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO VALLEJO

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Vallejo

Arrive Mare Island

6:35 AM

7:35 AM

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7:05 AM

8:05 AM

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8:20 AM

9:20 AM

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8:50 AM

9:50 AM

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11:20 AM

12:20 PM

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11:50 AM

12:50 PM

1:00 PM

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

1:40 PM

2:10 PM

3:10 PM

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3:00 PM

4:00 PM

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4:30 PM

5:30 PM

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5:20 PM

6:20 PM

6:35 PM

6:10 PM

7:10 PM

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8:25 PM

9:25 PM

9:40 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) SOUTHBOUND: VALLEJO TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Mare Island

Depart Vallejo

Arrive Downtown S.F.

9:00 AM

9:20 AM

10:20 AM

10:05 AM

10:20 AM

11:20 AM

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11:40 AM

12:40 PM

--

12:40 PM

1:40 PM

--

2:55 PM

3:55 PM

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

4:45 PM

--

3:55 PM

4:55 PM

--

6:45 PM

7:45 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) NORTHBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO VALLEJO

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Vallejo

Arrive Mare Island

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

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11:30 AM

12:30 PM

--

1:45 PM

2:45 PM

--

2:45 PM

3:45 PM

--

4:05 PM

5:05 PM

5:20 PM

5:05 PM

6:05 PM

6:20 PM

5:35 PM

6:35 PM

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8:50 PM

9:50 PM

10:05 PM

Oakland & Alameda Ferry Route

Beginning July 1, the restructured Oakland & Alameda ferry route will offer convenient, fast direct commute service between Oakland and Downtown San Francisco while continuing to offer off-peak and late evening service to Alameda via the Main Street Alameda terminal. Note that Alamedans traveling during peak commute periods should use the new Alameda Seaplane route beginning on July 1.

Weekend service on this route will begin on July 3. The weekend schedule will be posted soon.

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WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) WESTBOUND: EAST BAY TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Main Street Alameda

Depart Oakland

Arrive Downtown S.F.

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6:30 AM

6:55 AM

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7:35 AM

8:00 AM

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8:00 AM

8:25 AM

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8:40 AM

9:05 AM

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9:05 AM

9:30 AM

9:40 AM

9:55 AM

10:20 AM

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

11:10 AM

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11:05 AM

11:30 AM

--

11:55 AM

12:20 PM

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12:10 PM

12:35 PM

12:20 PM

12:35 PM

1:00 PM

1:55 PM^

1:40 PM^

2:15 PM

2:50 PM^

2:35 PM

3:10 PM

3:15 PM^

3:00 PM

3:35 PM

4:45 PM^

4:30 PM^

5:05 PM

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4:55 PM

5:20 PM

6:10 PM^

5:55 PM^

6:30 PM

7:10 PM^

6:55 PM^

7:30 PM

8:45 PM^

8:30 PM^

9:05 PM

9:55 PM^

9:40 PM^

10:15 PM

WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO EAST BAY

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Oakland

Arrive Main Street Alameda

7:05 AM

7:30 AM

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7:30 AM

7:55 AM

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8:10 AM

8:35 AM

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8:35 AM

9:00 AM

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9:15 AM

9:50 AM^

9:35 AM^

9:40 AM

10:15 AM^

10:00 AM^

10:05 AM

10:40 AM^

10:25 AM^

11:10 AM

11:35 AM

11:50 AM

11:20 AM

11:45 AM

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11:40 AM

12:05 PM

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1:10 PM

1:35 PM

1:50 PM

2:05 PM

2:30 PM

2:45 PM

2:25 PM

2:50 PM

3:10 PM

4:00 PM

4:25 PM

4:40 PM

4:25 PM

4:50 PM

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5:25 PM

5:50 PM

6:05 PM

6:25 PM

6:50 PM

7:05 PM

7:35 PM

8:00 PM

8:15 PM

8:00 PM

8:25 PM

8:40 PM

9:10 PM

9:35 PM

9:50 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) WESTBOUND: EAST BAY TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Main Street Alameda

Depart Oakland

Arrive Downtown S.F.

8:35 AM

8:50 AM

9:15 AM

9:45 AM

10:00 AM

10:25 AM

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

11:40 AM

1:10 PM

1:25 PM

1:50 PM

2:20 PM

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

2:50 PM

3:05 PM

3:30 PM

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4:15 PM

4:40 PM

5:10 PM

5:25 PM

5:50 PM

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7:40 PM

8:05 PM

8:40 PM

8:55 PM

9:20 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO EAST BAY

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Main Street Alameda

Arrive Oakland

9:20 AM

9:40 AM

9:55 AM

10:35 AM

10:55 AM

11:10 AM

12:45 PM

1:05 PM

1:20 PM

1:55 PM

2:15 PM

2:30 PM

3:10 PM

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

3:40 PM

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4:05 PM

4:45 PM

5:05 PM

5:20 PM

6:00 PM

6:20 PM

6:35 PM

8:15 PM

8:35 PM

8:50 PM

9:30 PM

9:50 PM

10:05 PM

Richmond Ferry Route

These new schedules double weekday service on the Richmond route, providing even more convenience for passengers from Richmond, El Cerrito and Contra Costa County. Weekend service on the Richmond route will also launch on July 3.

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WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) WESTBOUND: RICHMOND TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Richmond

Arrive Downtown S.F.

6:30 AM

7:05 AM

7:00 AM

7:35 AM

8:00 AM

8:35 AM

8:30 AM

9:05 AM

9:30 AM

10:05 AM

11:10 AM

11:45 AM

3:40 PM

4:15 PM

4:45 PM

5:20 PM

5:05 PM

5:40 PM

6:15 PM

6:50 PM

7:25 PM

8:00 PM

8:25 PM

9:00 PM

WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO RICHMOND

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Richmond

7:15 AM

7:50 AM

7:45 AM

8:20 AM

8:45 AM

9:20 AM

9:15 AM

9:50 AM

10:25 AM

11:00 AM

3:00 PM

3:35 PM

4:00 PM

4:35 PM

4:25 PM

5:00 PM

5:30 PM

6:05 PM

6:00 PM

6:35 PM

7:00 PM

7:35 PM

8:05 PM

8:40 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) WESTBOUND: RICHMOND TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Richmond

Arrive Downtown S.F.

9:50 AM

10:25 AM

12:00 PM

12:35 PM

5:15 PM

5:50 PM

6:45 PM

7:20 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO RICHMOND

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Richmond

11:15 AM

11:50 AM

2:05 PM

2:40 PM

4:30 PM

5:05 PM

6:00 PM

6:35 PM

8:10 PM

8:45 PM

Alameda Seaplane Ferry Route

The new Alameda Seaplane route will launch on July 1, providing direct 20-minute trips between the Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal at Alameda Point and Downtown San Francisco. There's great bicycle and pedestrian access to Seaplane Lagoon via the Cross Alameda Trail, and direct AC Transit service is coming in August.

This is the best option for those who live on Alameda Island and will be traveling during the peak commute period or want to stay in The City until the late evening. For most midday and all weekend service, travelers should use the Oakland & Alameda route operating out of Main Street Alameda. Note that the Seaplane Lagoon terminal is about 1.5 miles from the Main Street Alameda terminal.

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

Depart Alameda Seaplane

Arrive Downtown S.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

4:00 PM

4:20 PM

5:00 PM

5:20 PM

6:00 PM

6:20 PM

6:50 PM

7:10 PM

7:30 PM

7:50 PM

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

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Alameda Seaplane

6:55 AM

7:15 AM

7:50 AM

8:10 AM

8:45 AM

9:05 AM

10:55 AM

11:15 AM

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

Harbor Bay Ferry Route

Harbor Bay ferry service is back on July 1 with enhanced service including midday departures in both directions. This is the best way to travel between Bay Farm Isle and Downtown San Francisco and will feature lower fares through June 2022.

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WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) WESTBOUND: HARBOR BAY TO SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Harbor Bay

Arrive Downtown S.F.

6:30 AM

6:55 AM

7:30 AM

7:55 AM

8:30 AM

8:55 AM

9:00 AM

9:25 AM

9:30 AM

9:55 AM

10:20 AM

10:45 AM

11:15 AM

11:40 AM

12:00 PM

12:25 PM

4:10 PM

4:35 PM

5:10 PM

5:35 PM

6:10 PM

6:35 PM

7:55 PM

8:20 PM

WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO HARBOR BAY

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Harbor Bay

7:00 AM

7:25 AM

8:00 AM

8:25 AM

9:00 AM

9:25 AM

9:35 AM

10:00 AM

10:45 AM

11:10 AM

11:30 AM

11:55 AM

1:25 PM

1:50 PM

3:40 PM

4:05 PM

4:40 PM

5:05 PM

5:40 PM

6:05 PM

6:40 PM

7:05 PM

Pier 41 Short Hop Ferry

We will offer limited weekend connector service between Downtown San Francisco and Pier 41 beginning on July 3. This will allow riders on select ferry trips from Vallejo, Oakland, Alameda and Richmond to transfer to a ferry bound for Pier 41, the gateway to Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, Ghiradelli Square and North Beach. More information on how Pier 41 Short Hop ticketing works will be posted soon.

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WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) NORTHBOUND: DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO TO PIER 41

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Pier 41

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

12:45 PM

12:55 PM

4:55 PM

5:05 PM

WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) SOUTHBOUND: PIER 41 TO DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO

Depart Pier 41

Arrive Downtown San Francisco

10:55 AM

11:05 AM

1:05 PM

1:15 PM

5:15 PM

5:25 PM

Alameda Short Hop Ferry

The Alameda Short Hop will operate between Oakland and Main Street Alameda. The route will officially launch when the South San Francisco route launches, currently scheduled for October 2021. The Alameda Short Hop schedule will be posted when a service date is announced.

South San Francisco Ferry

The South San Francisco ferry route connecting South S.F. to Oakland and Main Street Alameda is currently scheduled to resume in October 2021. The enhanced South S.F. schedule will be posted when a service date is set.

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