San Francisco Transportation Travel Tips
There are many scenic and enjoyable options for your San Francisco travel. View the bay, its bridges and islands from the deck of a San Francisco Bay Ferry. Take in a thrilling ride on the historic cable cars roaming the hills and streets, or enjoy the feeling of accomplishment you’ll experience when you conquer the BART subway system. Guests can make use of all of San Francisco’s public transportation means, which also include bus service, trams and taxis. We know that finding your way in a new city can be challenging and so we offer the following tips for navigating San Francisco.
Market Street Railway
A historic fleet of the beautiful trolley cars that the city is famous for.
Understanding Public Transportation in the Bay Area
This is an honest and informative article on the many transportation options in the city with hints, tips, and suggestions for navigating the area with ease.
Serving San Francisco to Palo Alto, stops include most key destinations including schools, malls, parks, and places of employment.
Enter starting point and destination for map and transit schedules.
Harbor Bay Ferry
More a commuter service from Monday to Friday, Harbor Bay Ferry offers ferry service between San Francisco and Alameda.
Leaves from: Ferry Building, Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal
For fare and schedule information call (510) 769-5500 or go to www.harborbayferry.com
Golden Gate Ferry
Primarily a commuter ferry, the Golden Gate Ferry is a relaxing way to travel from San Francisco to Sausalito or Larkspur. Leaves from: Ferry Building, The Embarcadero near the Bay Bridge
For fare and schedule information call 511 (toll-free) or 415-455-2000 (outside the Bay Area), 711 (TDD) or California Relay or go to www.goldengateferry.org
Tourism can be tiring, so after a day spent exploring the city and its numerous ways of getting around, return to your luxurious accommodations at the Washington Square Inn. Pamper yourself for the evening and wake up refreshed and ready to take on whatever adventures the new day holds!
Photos at top from left to right: Sailing in San Francisco and Pigeon Point Lighthouse at sunset