A trip on a ferry is the lowest-cost way to get out on San Francisco Bay — and there’s no better way to travel among bayfront cities.

Alameda-Oakland Ferry

Phone: (510) 749-5837   

Ferry service from Jack London Square in Oakland, across the Estuary to Alameda, and then to the San Francisco Ferry Building. Summertime weekend service from Oakland and Alameda to Pier 41 in San Fra…

Alcatraz Cruises

Phone: 415.981.7625   

In September 2006, Hornblower Cruises took over the Alcatraz ferry operation, which had long been run by Blue and Gold. See the web site to buy advance tickets, which are usually required. Since priva…

Angel Island Ferry Island Ferry

Phone: (415) 435-2131   

Ferry between Tiburon and Angel Island. Run by the only family-owned ferry operation left on the bay, this is the smallest ferry boat and the shortest ferry ride (only 10 minutes)….

BayLink Ferries

Phone: (415) 705-8200   

High-speed ferry service between San Francisco (stops at both Pier 41 and the Ferry Building) and Vallejo. Return service (only) from games at SBC Park….

Blue and Gold Fleet

Phone: (415) 705.5555   

Bay cruises and ferries (between San Francisco and Oakland/Alameda, Tiburon, Sausalito, Angel Island, or Vallejo). See the Web site for ferry schedules, to buy tickets for a range of bay cruises, or a…

Golden Gate Ferry

Phone: 511   

Ferry service between Larkspur or Sausalito and the San Francisco Ferry Building. Also provides service from Larkspur to SBC Park for Giants games….

Harbor Bay Ferry

Phone: 510-769-5172   

Ferry service from the Oakland Airport area (Bay Farm Island, technically part of Alameda but not on the island of Alameda) to the San Francisco Ferry Building. This is the southermost ferry terminal …

San Francisco Bay Ferry

Phone: 415-705-8291   

San Francisco Bay Ferry is a public service of the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority – WETA). Serves the San Francisco Ferry Building and Pier 39/Fisherman’s Wharf, Har…