There are 4 ways to get from Pier 39 to Chinatown by bus, taxi, foot or bike

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  •  7 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Powell St & Filbert St 8 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pier 39 to Chinatown 5077 feet

$9 - $11

Walk  •  18 min

  1. Walk from Pier 39 to Chinatown 5149 feet

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to Broadway At Kearny 3888 feet

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

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a bus from Pier 39 to Chinatown every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 3 min.

Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Powell St & Filbert St
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to Broadway At Kearny
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Pier 39 to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pier 39 and Chinatown is 1 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pier 39 to Chinatown is to line 8 bus which costs $3 and takes 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Pier 39 to Chinatown is to taxi which takes 2 min and costs $9 - $11.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Point St & Stockton St and arriving at Powell St & Filbert St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

The line 8 bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Powell St & Filbert St takes 3 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.