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

Line 5011 Amtrak Thruway  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 5011 Amtrak Thruway from San Francisco, CA - Hyatt Regency to San Francisco - Pier 39 5011

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.

More details

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

More details

The distance between San Francisco Ferry Building and Pier 39 is 2 km.

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

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Francisco, CA - Hyatt Regency and arriving at San Francisco - Pier 39. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

More details

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

More details

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

Amtrak operates a bus from San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 39 once daily, and the journey takes 9 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
Bus operators
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
POOL
$60 - $75
ASSIST
$5 - $8
uberX
$5 - $8
WAV
$5 - $8
uberXL
$7 - $10
SELECT
$10 - $14
BLACK
$13
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
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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Trips from San Francisco Ferry Building

San Francisco Ferry Building to Mission St 2nd St San Francisco Ferry Building to Monterey Bay Aquarium San Francisco Ferry Building to San Francisco Zoo San Francisco Ferry Building to 24th Street Mission Station San Francisco Ferry Building to Presidio of San Francisco San Francisco Ferry Building to Alamo Square San Francisco Ferry Building to Pier 70 San Francisco Ferry Building to Folsom Street Fair San Francisco Ferry Building to Conservatory of Flowers San Francisco Ferry Building to Santa Rosa San Francisco Ferry Building to Menlo Park San Francisco Ferry Building to San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco Ferry Building to Hayward San Francisco Ferry Building to Bernal Heights San Francisco Ferry Building to War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Ferry Building to Lands End CA USA San Francisco Ferry Building to Kennedy Meadows San Francisco Ferry Building to Yosemite San Francisco Ferry Building to China Beach CA USA San Francisco Ferry Building to Crissy Field Center San Francisco Ferry Building to Town House Motel San Francisco CA USA San Francisco Ferry Building to Machupicchu Packer Machu Picchu San Francisco Ferry Building to Mission San Rafael Arcángel San Francisco Ferry Building to Brisbane CA USA San Francisco Ferry Building to Mission Bay CA USA San Francisco Ferry Building to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Ferry Building to Kenwood CA USA San Francisco Ferry Building to Denver San Francisco Ferry Building to Rio Vista San Francisco Ferry Building to Humboldt Redwoods State Park