Driving & Parking
The Ferry Building is easy to get to from anywhere in San Francisco or from the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge or Peninsula.
For detailed driving directions, visit Google Maps. There are a number of affordable parking options within a couple blocks of the Ferry Building.
Veggie Valet for Farmers Market Shoppers on Saturdays
The Veggie Valet is a free service that allows you to drop off your farmers market purchases and either continue shopping or grab your car for curbside pickup. The Veggie Valet booth is open from 8am – 1pm on Saturdays.
ProPark Parking Lot at Embarcadero & Washington
($4 – 1st hour, $8 – 2nd hour, $8 each additional hour thereafter. $62 Max Daily Rate. $25 Flat Rate after 4pm.) Attendants are onsite from Sun. – Fri. 8am – 8pm; Sat. 7am – 8pm
Pier 3 along Northbound Embarcadero
offers parking at $5/hour.
Pier ½ Motorcycle Parking
There are 40 spaces just north of the Ferry Building ($0.50/hour 7am – 7 pm; $0.25/hour 7pm – 11pm).
There are two spots just south and north of the Ferry Building, along northbound Embarcadero.
The Ferry Building Marketplace is located along The Embarcadero at the foot of Market Street.
It is a transit hub that connects all of San Francisco’s neighborhoods and the surrounding bay communities.
Public Transit & BICYCLES
The Ferry Building is one of the most easily accessed locations in the Bay Area. We encourage shoppers to take public transit to spare the air. You can reach us by several ferry lines, all San Francisco BART lines, many MUNI lines, the F Market Streetcar, and the California Street Cable Car line. From the Peninsula, ride Caltrain and connect with Muni’s N-Judah. Find Bay Area transit information, maps, and schedules at www.transit.511.org.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) The Embarcadero stop is just one block away. Go to www.bart.gov.
SF Municipal Railway (MUNI) Busses, trains, and streetcars all stop at or near the Ferry Building. Plan your trip at www.transit.511.org.
Bicycles With a large bike lane, the Embarcadero is easily accessed by bicycle. Bike racks are located in front of and behind the building. We recommend that you use a sturdy U-lock, as there have been incidents of cable-clipping. For bike lane maps and cycling information, go to www.sfbike.org.
Ferry Systems For Vallejo, Oakland, and Alameda ferry schedules, visit www.sanfranciscobayferry.com. For Larkspur, Sausalito, and Tiburon ferr schedules, visit goldengateferry.org.