Ferry Building is a historic landmark for being the main gateway to San Francisco before opening of the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. Ferry Building continues to be a major transit center with ferry service to the East Bay and the North Bay. Today, the renovated facility houses numerous shops and restaurants.
The Ferry Building is within walking distance from Embarcadero Station and Transbay Terminal, with additional train and bus connection throughout the Bay Area. Clipper card purchases and replenishment are available at the Bay Crossings store in the Ferry Building and at the Golden Gate Ferry ticket booth.
The main Amtrak Thruway bus stop in San Francisco has been relocated to Transbay Terminal.
Golden Gate Ferry
Ticket machines and docks for Golden Gate Ferry is located directly on the other side of the Ferry Building. From the street, walk through or around the Ferry building.
Larkspur Ferry Larkspur - San Francisco
Sausalito Ferry Sausalito - San Francisco (Ferry Building)
Tiburon Ferry Tiburon - San Francisco
East Bay ferries
Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry Harbor Bay - San Francisco Ferry Building
Alameda/Oakland Ferry Jack London Square - Alameda - San Francisco (Ferry Building/Pier 41)
Vallejo Ferry Mare Island - Vallejo - San Francisco (Ferry Building/Pier 41)
Ferries to Oakland and Alameda board from Gate E (see map). Baylink Ferry boards from Gate B. Purchase ferry tickets at the Bay Crossings store inside the Ferry Building. Vallejo Baylink 200 bus stops on The Embarcadero by the north side of the Ferry Building.
Blue & Gold Fleet
Angel Island Ferry San Francisco - Angel Island
Ferries board from Gate B. Purchase ferry tickets at the Bay Crossings store inside the Ferry Building.
Muni buses stop on Steuart Street (across the Embarcadero and plaza from the Ferry Building).
2 Clement: Ferry Plaza - Richmond District (Clement & 15th Ave)
6 Haight-Parnassus: Ferry Building - Inner Sunset District (Quintara and 14th Ave)
7X Noriega Express: Ocean Beach (Ortega and 48th Ave) - Downtown SF
14 Mission: Ferry Plaza - Daly City (Mission & San Jose)
14R Mission Rapid: Ferry Plaza - Daly City BART
14X Mission Express: Daly City (Mission and San Jose) - Ferry Plaza
21 Hayes: Ferry Plaza - Fulton & Shrader
31 Balboa: Ocean Beach (Richmond District) - Ferry Plaza
Amtrak Thruway 17 Santa Barbara - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles - San Jose - San Francisco - Oakland
Amtrak Thruway 34 Stockton - Oakland - San Francisco
Amtrak Thruway 99 Emeryville - Oakland - San Francisco
Kaiser San Francisco Shuttle Yellow Line Downtown - Kaiser San Francisco
The main stop for the F-Market & Wharves historic streetcars is located in front of the Ferry Building on the median of the Embarcadero. Some F line streetcars only operate between the Ferry Building and Fisherman's Wharf.
Stop for the California Cable Car is located at California and Market streets (by Hyatt hotel). From the Ferry Building, walk across the Embarcadero through Justin Herman Plaza to Market Street.
Ford GoBike operates a self-service bike share station near the station.
Bike rental is also available through various vendors at or near the Ferry Building.