Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal

Embarcadero at Mission Street, San Francisco

Routes Served 

Downtown S.F. Terminal Route Dots

Gate Assignments

San Francisco Bay Ferry currently operate out the three gates south of the Ferry Building.

Here's the weekday queuing map for the Downtown S.F. Ferry Terminal.

Queuing Map 2023

Here are the current weekday gate assignments:

  • Gate E1: Vallejo 
  • Gate E2: Richmond 
  • Gate F1: Alameda Seaplane 
  • Gate F2: Harbor Bay 
  • Gate G1: Oakland & Main Street Alameda 

Here are the current weekend gate assignments:

  • Gate E1: Vallejo & Ballpark Short Hop 
  • Gate F2: Richmond & Pier 41 Short Hop & Alameda Seaplane.
  • Gate G1: Oakland & Main Street Alameda 

Terminal Access


Bike Racks: Various racks in broader Ferry Building area.

Bike Lockers: Not available in terminal area.

Bikes on Ferries: Bike are welcome onboard ferries on a space-available basis.

Bike Share: Offered in several locations around the terminal via Bay Wheels.

Connecting Transit

The terminal is a short walk from the Embarcadero Station, which offers connections to BART and Muni Metro.

Muni's F Market & Wharves line stops at the Ferry Building, which is adjacent to the terminal.

Golden Gate Ferry offers service to Angel Island and Marin County from Gate B at the terminal (north side of Ferry Building).

The Salesforce Transit Center is a half-mile walk from the terminal. This is a major regional bus hub.

Several employers offer private shuttles to transport commuters from the Ferry Terminal to their campuses. Contact your employer to find out if there's a shuttle available.


Limited paid parking is available near the terminal.


Restrooms are available inside the Ferry Building adjacent to the terminal as well as onboard ferries.

Connecting Ferry Terminals:

See our Rider Guide page or call (877) 643-3779.

Service suggestions are welcome. Please visit our contact page.