Pier 41 Short Hop Ferry Route

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Service Information 

  • Weekend only service Between Downtown San Francisco and Pier 41 Marine Terminal (near Pier 39). 
  • Board this route at Gate F at the Downtown S.F. Terminal. 
  • Transit time approx. 10 minutes. 

Ferry Schedule 

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Downtown S.F. to Pier 41 (Weekends Only)

Depart Downtown S.F.

Arrive Pier 41

10:35 AM (GATE F)

10:45 AM

1:25 PM (GATE F)

1:35 PM

5:50 PM (GATE F)

6:00 PM

Pier 41 to Downtown S.F. (Weekends Only)

Depart Pier 41

Arrive Downtown San Francisco

10:55 AM

11:05 AM (GATE F)

1:45 PM

1:55 PM (GATE F)

6:10 PM

6:20 PM (GATE F)

Schedule effective through April 2, 2023.

Coming from the East Bay? 

Here are the best trips to connect to the Pier 41 Short Hop on our three weekend transbay routes. See the full weekend schedules for these routes on our route pages.

East Bay to San Francisco

These are the East Bay departure times that connect to one of the above listed Pier 41 Short Hop trips.

  • MAIN STREET ALAMEDA: 9:45 a.m., 12:00 p.m.
  • OAKLAND: 10:05 a.m., 12:20 p.m.
  • RICHMOND: 9:50 a.m., 12:00 p.m.
  • VALLEJO: 9:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m.

San Francisco to East Bay

These are the Downtown S.F. departure times to the East Bay that you can connect to from one of the above listed Pier 41 Short Hop trips.

  • OAKLAND & MAIN STREET ALAMEDA:  11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m.
  • RICHMOND: 11:15 a.m., 2:05 p.m.
  • VALLEJO: 11:30 a.m., 2:50 p.m., 6:30 p.m.

Short Hop Fares & Tickets 

If you're riding a transbay ferry route within two hours of taking the Short Hop, there is no additional charge for the Pier 41 Short Hop.

Ticketing is handled depending on the fare media used.

  • CLIPPER: Tag on and tag off on both the transbay trip and the Short Hop as normal. The discount covering the cost of the Short Hop will be applied automatically.
  • MOBILE TICKET: Show the activated ferry ticket in the app to crews on both the transbay trip and the Short Hop. Mobile tickets are active for two hours from initial activation.
  • PAPER TICKET: Show your proof of purchase/receipt to the Short Hop crew to board.

If you are riding only the Pier 41 Short Hop with no transbay ferry trip within two hours before or after, here are the fares:

  • Clipper/Mobile Ticket: $1.00
  • Discount Clipper/Mobile Ticket: $0.50
  • Paper Ticket: $1.25
  • Discount Paper Ticket: $0.50

Terminal Information

Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal (Gate F)

Pier 41 Marine Terminal

Questions? Ask a crew member or guest assistance representative or email us at customerservice@sanfranciscobayferry.com.