Oakland & Alameda Ferry Route

GOING TO PIER 41? SEE INFORMATION HERE

IN DOWNTOWN S.F.: USE GATE G

NEW OAKLAND & ALAMEDA WEEKEND SCHEDULE IN EFFECT SEPTEMBER 4

WEEKEND SCHEDULE IN EFFECT ON LABOR DAY (SEPTEMBER 6)

On July 1, San Francisco Bay Ferry introduced new schedules featuring more weekday departures across the system than ever before.

Note: Alameda riders traveling before 9:40 a.m. on weekdays now use the new Alameda Seaplane route.

The new Alameda Seaplane ferry 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 (Harbor Bay if returning to Alameda before 3:30 p.m.)
  • Middays: Oakland & Alameda
  • Weekday evenings: Both routes suitable, check schedules for specific departure times
  • Weekends: Oakland & Alameda

See more information about the Alameda Seaplane route, including schedules, fares and terminal access.

Current Schedules

Schedules effective September 4, 2021

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

Depart Main Street Alameda

Depart Oakland

Arrive Downtown S.F. | GATE G

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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

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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. | GATE G

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. | GATE G

8:30 AM

8:50 AM

9:15 AM

9:45 AM*

10:05 AM*

10:30 AM

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10:45 AM

11:10 AM

11:00 AM

11:20 AM

11:45 AM

12:00 PM

12:20 PM

12:45 PM

1:15 PM

1:35 PM

2:00 PM

2:15 PM

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

2:55 PM

3:15 PM

3:40 PM

3:55 PM*

4:15 PM*

4:40 PM

4:55 PM

5:15 PM

5:40 PM

6:15 PM

6:35 PM

7:00 PM

7:35 PM

7:55 PM

8:20 PM

8:55 PM

9:10 PM

9:35 PM

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

Depart Downtown S.F. | GATE G

Arrive Main Street Alameda

Arrive Oakland

9:20 AM

9:40 AM

9:55 AM

10:35 AM

10:55 AM

11:10 AM

11:30 AM*

11:50 AM

12:10 PM

12:50 PM

1:10 PM

1:25 PM

1:50 PM

2:10 PM

2:25 PM

2:30 PM

2:50 PM

3:05 PM

3:30 PM

3:50 PM

4:05 PM

4:30 PM

4:50 PM

5:05 PM

5:00 PM

5:20 PM

5:35 PM

5:50 PM*

6:10 PM

6:25 PM

7:10 PM

7:30 PM

7:45 PM

8:30 PM

8:50 PM

9:05 PM

9:40 PM

10:00 PM

10:15 PM


^ For westbound trips, the trip departs from Oakland before Main Street Alameda. For eastbound trips, the trips arrives at Main Street Alameda before Oakland.

* These trips provides the best connections to the Pier 41 Short Hop.

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

Oakland Ferry Terminal

The Oakland Ferry Terminal is located at the west end of Jack London Square; Near 10 Clay St, Oakland CA, 94607. Search nearby locations or get directions to the Oakland Terminal.

Parking in Oakland: Riders receive up to 12 hrs free validated parking in the 7-story garage at 101 Washington St. Riders will be charged for any time over 12 hrs. Validate parking tickets at the ferry terminal. Garage hours are: Monday through Thursday 5:30 AM to 1:00 AM; Friday 5:30 AM to 2:00 AM; Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:00 AM; Sunday 8:00 AM to 1:00 AM. There is no overnight parking.


Main Street Alameda Ferry Terminal

The Main Street Alameda Ferry Terminal is located at 2990 Main Street, Alameda, CA  94501. Search nearby locations or get directions to the Main St. Alameda Terminal.

Bike Accommodations: There are 20 secure electronic bicycle lockers available at the Alameda Main St Terminal using the BikeLink card system. Visit www.bikelink.org for more information. In addition there are bike racks that can accommodate up to 62 bikes.

Parking:  Limited free parking for 324 cars is available in the ferry terminal parking lot at 2990 Main Street. There is parking for an additional 121 cars in the paved O’Lot located on Main street ¼ of a mile west of the ferry terminal. Parking is free. There is no overnight parking.

 

Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal

See location and access information for our Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal

The Oakland & Alameda route uses Gate G at the Downtown S.F. Ferry Terminal.


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

SERVICE COMMENTS and QUESTIONS
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