There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 by tram, ferry, 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

Tram  •  14 min

  1. Take the tram from THE EMBARCADERO/Ferry Building to The Embarcadero & Stockton St F / ...

$3

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  20 min

  1. Take the ferry from San Francisco, CA - Ferry to San Francisco, CA - Pier 41 Shorthop / ...

$1 - $13

5 alternative options

Tram via The Embarcadero & Washington St  •  17 min

  1. Take the tram from The Embarcadero & Washington St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St F / ...

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 1.6 miles

$12 - $15

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 1.6 miles

$5 - $8

Walk  •  29 min

  1. Walk from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 1.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from San Francisco Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza) to The Embarcadero At Sansome St 4833 feet

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 is to ferry which costs $1 - $13 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 is to taxi which costs $12 - $15 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from San Francisco, CA - Ferry and arriving at San Francisco, CA - Pier 41. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Ferry Building and Pier 39 is 1 miles.

The best way to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 without a car is to tram which takes 14 min and costs $3.

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The tram from THE EMBARCADERO/Ferry Building to The Embarcadero & Stockton St takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Pier 39. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Ferry Building, CA, USA and Pier 39, CA, USA?

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a vehicle from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from THE EMBARCADERO/Ferry Building to The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Tram from The Embarcadero & Washington St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Ferry operators
Harbor Bay Ferry
Website
sanfranciscobayferry.com
Ferry from San Francisco, CA - Ferry to San Francisco, CA - Pier 41
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sanfranciscobayferry.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$5 - $8
UberX
$5 - $8
WAV
$5 - $8
UberXL
$8
Select
$10
Black
$13
Black SUV
$22
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from San Francisco Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza) to The Embarcadero At Sansome St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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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