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There are 4 ways to get from Embarcadero to Pier 39 by tram, ferry, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Tram  •  12m

  1. Take the tram from The Embarcadero & Washington St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St F / ...

$3

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  20m

  1. Take the ferry from San Francisco, CA - Ferry to San Francisco, CA - Pier 41 Shorthop / ...

$1 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2m

  1. Take a taxi from Embarcadero to Pier 39 1.2 miles

$10 - $13

Walk  •  24m

  1. Walk from Embarcadero to Pier 39 1.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Embarcadero to Pier 39 is to ferry which costs $1 - $13 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Embarcadero to Pier 39 is to taxi which costs $10 - $13 and takes 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from San Francisco, CA - Ferry and arriving at San Francisco, CA - Pier 41. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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The distance between Embarcadero and Pier 39 is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Embarcadero to Pier 39 without a car is to tram which takes 12m and costs $3.

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The tram from The Embarcadero & Washington St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St takes 10m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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There are 609+ hotels available in Pier 39. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Embarcadero to Pier 39.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 12m

What companies run services between Embarcadero, CA, USA and Pier 39, CA, USA?

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a vehicle from Embarcadero to Pier 39 every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10m.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from The Embarcadero & Washington St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Ferry operators
Harbor Bay Ferry
Website
sanfranciscobayferry.com
Ferry from San Francisco, CA - Ferry to San Francisco, CA - Pier 41
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sanfranciscobayferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Embarcadero to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
2m
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com

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