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There are 4 ways to get from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island by bus, ferry, tram, taxi or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 8 bus, ferry  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Kearny St & North Point St 8 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island

$35 - $36

Cheapest option

Uber  •  5m

  1. Take an Uber from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island 2.9 miles

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Tram, ferry  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the tram from Market St & 8th St to The Embarcadero & Bay St F / ...
  2. Take the ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island

$33

Taxi  •  5m

  1. Take a taxi from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island 2.9 miles

$19 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island is to Uber which costs $12 - $17 and takes 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island is to taxi which costs $19 - $24 and takes 5m.

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The distance between Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco and Alcatraz Island is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island without a car is to line 8 bus and ferry which takes 1h 9m and costs $35 - $36.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island, including transfers.

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There are 591+ hotels available in Alcatraz Island. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island.
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  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco, CA, USA and Alcatraz Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island. However, you can take the walk to Market St & 8th St, take the bus to Market St & 3rd St, take the walk to Kearny St & Geary St, take the line 8 bus to Kearny St & North Point St, take the walk to San Francisco Pier 33, take the ferry to Alcatraz Island, then take the walk to Alcatraz Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island via Market St & 8th St, The Embarcadero & Bay St, San Francisco Pier 33, and Alcatraz Island in around 1h 11m.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & 8th St to The Embarcadero & Bay St
Ave. Duration
29m
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 Kearny St & North Point St
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Ferry operators
Alcatraz Cruises
Website
alcatrazcruises.com
Ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
alcatrazcruises.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
Assist
$12 - $17
UberX
$12 - $17
WAV
$12 - $17
UberXL
$15 - $20
Select
$24 - $35
Black
$35 - $45
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Taxi from Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco to Alcatraz Island
Ave. Duration
5m
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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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