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There are 6 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 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

5 alternative options

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 - $11

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 8 bus and line 1 bus which costs $6 and takes 35 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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No, there is no direct bus from Pier 39 to Japantown. However, there are services departing from North Point St & Stockton St and arriving at California St & Baker St via Sacramento St & Powell St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Pier 39 and Japantown is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Pier 39 to Japantown without a car is to line 8 bus and line 1 bus which takes 35 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Pier 39 to Japantown, including transfers.

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

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Pier 39 to Japantown bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at California St & Baker St station.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Japantown. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pier 39 to Japantown.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Pier 39 to Japantown via North Point St & Stockton St, Stockton St & Sacramento St, and Sacramento St & Powell St in around 35 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from North Point St & Stockton St to Stockton St & Sacramento St
Ave. Duration
10 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 20 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 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$8 - $11
UberX
$8 - $11
WAV
$8 - $11
UberXL
$9 - $13
Select
$13 - $18
Black
$16 - $21
Black SUV
$22 - $27
Ford GoBike
Phone
+1 855-480-2453
Website
fordgobike.com
Bike from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to O'farrell St At Divisadero St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com
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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