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

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Line 8 bus  •  7 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Powell St & Filbert St 39 / ...

$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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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.

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The distance between Pier 39 and Chinatown is 4916 feet.

The best way to get from Pier 39 to Chinatown without a car is to line 8 bus which takes 7 min and costs $3.

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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.

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Pier 39 to Chinatown bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, depart from North Point St & Stockton St station.

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Pier 39 to Chinatown bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Powell St & Filbert St station.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pier 39 to Chinatown.
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  • Distance: 4916 feet
  • Duration: 7 min

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
Phone
+1 855-480-2453
Website
fordgobike.com
Bike from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to Broadway At Kearny
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com
Taxi from Pier 39 to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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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