There are 6 ways to get from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island by subway, tram, ferry, bus, taxi, car 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

BART, tram, ferry  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the BART from Lake Merritt BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
  2. Take the tram from Market St & Main St to The Embarcadero & Bay St F
  3. Take the ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island

$35 - $36

Cheapest option

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island 12.9 miles

$22 - $29

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Oakland Terminal to San Francisco Ferry Building SF - Ala - Oak / ...
  2. Take the ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island

$38

Bus, line 8 bus, ferry  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from 7th St:Alice St to Salesforce Transit Center O / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from 3rd St & Perry St to Kearny St & North Point St 8 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island

$35

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island 12.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island 12.9 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

The distance between Jack London Square and Alcatraz Island is 8 miles. The road distance is 12.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island without a car is to BART and tram and ferry which takes 1 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island.

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Map of how to get from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Jack London Square, CA, USA and Alcatraz Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island. However, you can take the walk to Lake Merritt BART Station, take the BART to Embarcadero BART Station, take the walk to Market St & Main St, take the tram to The Embarcadero & Bay 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 ferry from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island via Oakland Terminal, San Francisco Ferry Building, The Embarcadero & Washington St, The Embarcadero & Bay St, San Francisco Pier 33, and Alcatraz Island in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Lake Merritt BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & Main St to The Embarcadero & Bay St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from 7th St:Alice St to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from 3rd St & Perry St to Kearny St & North Point St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
alcatrazcruises.com
Harbor Bay Ferry
Website
sanfranciscobayferry.com
Ferry from Oakland Terminal to San Francisco Ferry Building
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sanfranciscobayferry.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$22 - $29
UberX
$22 - $29
WAV
$22 - $29
UberXL
$30 - $40
Select
$40 - $60
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Jack London Square to Alcatraz Island
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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