There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown by bus, cable car, 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 2 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Steuart St & Market St to Presidio Ave & Sutter St 2

$3

5 alternative options

Cable car, line 1 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the cable car from California St & Drumm St to California St & Polk St C
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Sacramento St & Polk St to California St & Baker St 1

$6

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown 3.6 miles

$23 - $29

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown 3.6 miles

$7 - $11

Walk  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Walk from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown 3.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from San Francisco Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza) to O'farrell St At Divisadero St 3.7 miles

What companies run services between San Francisco Ferry Building, CA, USA and Japantown, CA, USA?

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a bus from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Cable car from California St & Drumm St to California St & Polk St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Steuart St & Market St to Presidio Ave & Sutter St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Sacramento St & Polk St to California St & Baker St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $75
ASSIST
$7 - $11
uberX
$7 - $11
WAV
$7 - $11
uberXL
$11 - $16
SELECT
$16 - $22
BLACK
$16 - $20
SUV
$22 - $26
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from San Francisco Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza) to O'farrell St At Divisadero St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$23 - $29
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 San Francisco Ferry Building and Japantown is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown is to line 2 bus which costs $3 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Japantown is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $23 - $29.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Steuart St & Market St and arriving at Presidio Ave & Sutter St. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

The line 2 bus from Steuart St & Market St to Presidio Ave & Sutter St takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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