Routes & Schedules
Below are the transbay and short hop routes operated by San Francisco Bay Ferry. Holiday ferry schedule info can be found here.
Weekday commute service between Seaplane Lagoon in Alameda and Downtown San Francisco. This route should be used by Alameda riders traveling weekdays before 9:30 a.m. See the Oakland & Alameda route for midday and weekend service for Alameda.
Weekday service between Harbor Bay and Downtown San Francisco with limited midday departures. The Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal is located on Bay Farm Island in the City of Alameda. This is also a good option for commuters from San Leandro.
Oakland & Alameda
Daily service between Oakland, Main Street Alameda and Downtown San Francisco. This is the best option for travelers from Oakland, Berkeley and northern Alameda County. This is also the best option for Alameda Island residents traveling outside the morning weekday commute window.
Daily service between Richmond and Downtown San Francisco. This is the best option for riders in Contra Costa County.
South San Francisco
Weekday commute service between Oakland, Main Street Alameda and South San Francisco. This route is a good option for East Bay residents who work in South San Francisco and Oyster Point.
Daily service between Vallejo and Downtown San Francisco with select trips to Mare Island. This is the ferry route for passengers from Solano and Napa counties.
Short Hop Routes
Alameda Short Hop
The Alameda Short Hop connects Main Street Alameda and Oakland via a 10-minute trip across the Oakland Estuary on weekdays. This is a great option for Alamedans who are commuting to or visiting Oakland.
Pier 41 Short Hop
The Pier 41 Short Hop connects Downtown San Francisco to the Pier 41 Marine Terminal on weekends only. Note that most passengers riding to Pier 41 will need to transfer in Downtown S.F.
Seasonal Sports Routes
Oracle Park Special Event Ferry
Seasonal special event ferry service for Giants home games connecting Vallejo, Oakland & Alameda and Oracle Park. Service offered between the Downtown S.F. Terminal and Oracle Park on select gamedays.
Chase Center Special Event Ferry
Seasonal special event ferry service for Golden State Warriors home games connecting Oakland & Alameda and Chase Center (Pier 48.5).
Other Bay Area Ferry Routes
See below for links to information on Bay Area ferry service not operated by San Francisco Bay Ferry.