Shuttle services and/or public transit connections at ferry terminals provide ferry riders with many options for getting to the ferry, or to their final destinations when they come ashore.
Use the ferry trip selector that appears in the left column of every page to plan your ferry excursion.
Select the terminal you want to depart from, then choose from the available destination terminals. You’ll get information about shuttle service and public transit options available at your starting and ending terminals, plus schedules, fare information, and details on holiday service, terminal locations and parking.
Here’s a quick summary of the transit options you’ll find:
Alameda Main Street
Transit options near the Alameda Main St terminal includes AC Transit Route 31 (short walk). More Alameda-San Francisco connection info is available on the transit tab of the Alameda/Oakland schedule pages.
Transit options near AT&T Park include BART, Caltrain and MUNI buses, trolleys and light rail. Use the trip planner in the left sidebar of this page to find more connection details for this trip.
Transit options near the Harbor Bay terminal include AC Transit Route 21 and the Harbor Bay Business Park Shuttle. More Harbor Bay-San Francisco transit connection information is available on the transit tab of the Harbor Bay schedule pages.
Oakland Jack London Square
Transit options near the Oakland terminal include AC Transit, Amtrak and the Broadway Shuttle with service to BART and downtown Oakland (short walks). More Oakland-San Francisco transit connection information is available on the transit tab of the Alameda/Oakland schedule pages.
San Francisco Ferry Building
Transit options near the San Francisco Ferry Building include BART and MUNI buses, trolleys, light rail and cable car. In addition, connecting Golden Gate Transit ferries to Marin County (Tiburon, Sausalito, Larkspur), and San Francisco Bay Ferries to Vallejo, Oakland and Alameda Main St arrive and depart from the Ferry Building. Use the trip planner in the left sidebar of this page to find more connection details for this trip.
San Francisco Pier 41
Transit options near Pier 41 include MUNI buses, trolleys, light rail and cable car. In addition, connecting ferries to Tiburon & Sausalito, and San Francisco Bay Ferries to Vallejo, Oakland and Alameda Main St arrive and depart from the Pier 41 area. Use the trip planner in the left sidebar of this page to find more connection details for this trip.
South San Francisco
Shuttles transport employees to/from arriving and departing ferries and employer locations throughout the Oyster Point Business Park, Sierra Point in Brisbane and the South San Francisco Caltrain station. More South San Francisco-East Bay transit connection information available on the transit tab of the South San Francisco schedule pages.
The Vallejo Ferry Terminal is just a block away from the Vallejo Transit Center, where connecting bus service to the Napa area via the VINE, and to Vallejo, Benicia and Fairfield via SolTrans, are easily accessible. Service between San Francisco and Vallejo is also provided by Soltrans' Route 82 bus beginning January 2, 2017. To connect to the Napa Valley Wine Train, visit www.winetrain.com for complete step-by-step information regarding shuttle connections from the Vallejo ferry terminal. To get to/from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom using the Vallejo Ferry, board a Route #5 SolTrans bus to the Six Flags. The Route #5 picks up directly across from the Ferry Landing in Vallejo. To coordinate your timing please view the Route #5 bus schedule or call (707) 648-4666. More Vallejo-San Francisco transit connection information is available on the transit tab of the Vallejo schedule page.
Transit Phone & Web Links
511 BAY AREA TRANSIT INFO www.transit.511.org
AC Transit www.actransit.org
Dial 511 and say “AC Transit”
Commute.org South San Francisco Shuttles www.commute.org
Golden Gate Ferry www.goldengateferry.org
Golden Gate Transit www.goldengate.org
Oakland Broadway Shuttle www.meetdowntownoak.com
SAMTRANS & CALTRAIN TRANSIT INFO www.samtrans.com
Guaranteed Ride Home Programs
Ferry riders who experience a workday illness, family crisis or other unscheduled emergency may be eligible for a free ride home from work via taxi, rental car or other transit options provided by Guaranteed Ride Home programs offered by San Mateo and Alameda Counties to employees working in those counties. Learn when you can use it, how it works and how to enroll at these web sites: