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Golden Gate Ferry

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101 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA 94939-1803
+1 415-455-2000
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Transport w/ Awesome Views

This ferry service is a great way to get around the Bay w/o sitting in traffic or paying bridge... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
San Francisco, California, USA
Sausalito to SF

Careful here...boarding in Sausalito not well marked from the street.3 parkin( lots with auto... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
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101 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA 94939-1803
+1 415-455-2000
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

This ferry service is a great way to get around the Bay w/o sitting in traffic or paying bridge tolls. I love the ride across the Bay on a sunny day - the views are amazing. If you are planning an outing consider taking the...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Careful here...boarding in Sausalito not well marked from the street.3 parkin( lots with auto payment boxes, lot 3 least expensive at $4/day. Buy tickets in advance...read signs carefully. Ferries depart for Fishermans Wharf (must use if u have electric bike) and the SF ferry building....More

Thank nursely
Reviewed December 31, 2016

What a great way to ride on the SF bay, see the skyline, and arrive in the downtown area (Market St.) without any traffic hassles from Marin. The only downside to this about 40 minute ride is the limited schedule during the daytime and night...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Like many others taking the ferry from Sausalito, we rented bikes from SF and rode over. When we (there were two of us) finally made it to the front to board with our bikes, we encountered a ticketing issue and tried to resolve it, with...More

Thank Connie P
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We took the ferry from Larkspur during a June visit to the Bay Area. Loved the convenience, and the views were pretty amazing. Lots of sailings (just make sure you keep track of last sailing back). Easy walk from ferry terminal on San Francisco side...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We sailed on the Golden Gate Ferry 4 times over a weekend - Saturday and Sunday. The service is a time and cost efficient way of traveling from Larkspur/Marin into San Fransisco. The ferry takes in views of the 3 bridges and other iconic views...More

Thank BandMK
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Love taking the ferry from Larkspur into the city. Usually a smooth ride, reasonably priced (especially for seniors!) and saves the hassle of having a car when you arrive. Lets you off at the Ferry Building, which is worth a visit, especially if you're hungry!

Thank Noni314
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We came down from Sebastopol to see a ballgame and instead of driving into the city, we took the ferry. Parking can be problematic at the ferry terminal due to limited space. It is about a 45 minute run to AT&T and ties up right...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This is a fabulous way to travel in comfort from the CBD to the north shore and admire the scenery along the way. Good views of the city skyline, Alcatraz and St Quentin Prison. Comfortable seating for the 35 minute trip with snacks and drinks...More

Thank Schlepper1939
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We parked at the Larkspur lot and enjoyed a 45 min plus ride into San Francisco for a Saturday day trip. It cost $22 per person round trip. Saved hassle of parking and driving in the city. Perfect if you plan to walk around the...More

Thank LittlebearUSA
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I'm wondering if anyone who parked at the Larkspur Ferry terminal did so mid-morning on a weekday. I'm planning to take the 10:10 ferry on a weekday, but am concerned about whether there will still be parking available that late (in the overflow lot is fine). Thanks!
July 25, 2016|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
I never had a problem. Check to see if the ferry you are taking is running. We drove in for a 10: am ferry and mechanical problems had canceled that one trip.
What about public transportion to and from the ferry? Starting point is rohnert park.
July 11, 2016|
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Where did you buy the clipper card?
April 29, 2016|
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Response from Shiva N | Reviewed this property |
You can buy it off the machines near the Bart stations, for the ferry ride we had bought it just before boarding. There are handful of machines that can vend out tickets.