There are 7 ways to get from Pier 39 to Japantown by bus, tram, taxi, towncar, 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 30 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Columbus Ave & North Point St to Chestnut St & Divisadero St 30

$3

6 alternative options

Line 8 bus, line 1 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Stockton St & Sacramento St 8 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Sacramento St & Powell St to California St & Baker St 1

$6

Tram, line 2 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the tram from Beach St & Stockton St to The Embarcadero & Ferry Building F / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Steuart St & Market St to Presidio Ave & Sutter St 2

$6

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pier 39 to Japantown 3.6 miles

$23 - $28

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pier 39 to Japantown 3.6 miles

$8 - $12

Walk  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Walk from Pier 39 to Japantown 3.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  35 min

  1. Cycle from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to O'farrell St At Divisadero St 3.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pier 39 to Japantown is to line 30 bus which costs $3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pier 39 to Japantown is to taxi which costs $23 - $28 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Pier 39 and Japantown is 3 miles.

The line 30 bus from Columbus Ave & North Point St to Chestnut St & Divisadero St takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Columbus Ave & North Point St and arriving at Chestnut St & Divisadero St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a bus from Pier 39 to Japantown every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Beach St & Stockton St to The Embarcadero & Ferry Building
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Columbus Ave & North Point St to Chestnut St & Divisadero St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Stockton St & Sacramento St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Sacramento St & Powell St to California St & Baker St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Steuart St & Market St to Presidio Ave & Sutter St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pier 39 to Japantown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $75
ASSIST
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
WAV
$8 - $12
uberXL
$11 - $15
SELECT
$16 - $21
BLACK
$16 - $21
SUV
$22 - $27
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to O'farrell St At Divisadero St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Pier 39 to Japantown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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