There are 8 ways to get from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 by tram, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tram, line 8 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the tram from 9th Ave & Irving St to Metro Montgomery Station/Downtown N
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St 8 / ...

$6

7 alternative options

Tram  •  57 min

  1. Take the tram from 9th Ave & Irving St to Metro Embarcadero Station N
  2. Take the tram from Market St & Main St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St F

$6

Bus, line 8 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fulton St & 8th Ave to Market St & 3rd St 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St 8 / ...

$6

Bus, tram  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Fulton St & 8th Ave to Market St & 3rd St 5 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Market St & New Montgomery St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St F / ...

$6

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 5.6 miles

$35 - $45

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 5.6 miles

$11 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Walk from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 5.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Cycle from Central Ave At Fell St to The Embarcadero At Sansome St 4.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 is to tram and line 8 bus which costs $6 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39. However, there are services departing from Fulton St & 8th Ave and arriving at Bay St & Midway St via Kearny St & Geary St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between California Academy of Sciences and Pier 39 is 4 miles.

The best way to get from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 without a car is to tram and line 8 bus which takes 54 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39, including transfers.

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California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, depart from Fulton St & 8th Ave station.

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California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Bay St & Midway St station.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Pier 39. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between California Academy of Sciences, CA, USA and Pier 39, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39 via Fulton St & 8th Ave, Market St & 3rd St, Kearny St & Geary St, and Bay St & Midway St in around 58 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from 9th Ave & Irving St to Metro Montgomery Station/Downtown
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Tram from 9th Ave & Irving St to Metro Embarcadero Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & Main St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & New Montgomery St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Fulton St & 8th Ave to Market St & 3rd St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$11 - $15
UberX
$11 - $15
WAV
$11 - $15
UberXL
$14 - $19
Select
$20 - $27
Black
$25 - $35
Black SUV
$30 - $40
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from Central Ave At Fell St to The Embarcadero At Sansome St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from California Academy of Sciences to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com

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