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.
SF Bay Ferry
Ferries to Oakland and Alameda board from Gate E (see map). Vallejo Ferry boards from Gate B. Purchase ferry tickets at the Bay Crossings store inside the Ferry Building.
Blue & Gold Fleet
Ferries board from Gate B. Purchase ferry tickets at the Bay Crossings store inside the Ferry Building.
Muni provides local transit in San Francisco. Buses stop on Steuart Street (across the Embarcadero and plaza from the Ferry Building). Additional routes stop a few blocks away at Embarcadero Station and Salesforce Transit Center.
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.
Bay Wheels operates a self-service bike share station near the station.
Bike rental is also available through various vendors at or near the Ferry Building.