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Near 10 Clay St, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the ferry to travel over to downtown San Francisco for a day trip and back. Staff is friendly & helpful and the view is the best way to see it all.

Thank _yellowbrick1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

this ferry is a great way to travel between San Francisco Alameda and Oakland and avoid the really horrible freeway traffic This 20 min trip is a lovely relaxed trip sipping a drink and eating a treat

Thank alameagirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry rides themselves were just fine in both directions, the Ferry Building in San Francisco - Oakland (Jack London Square) - San Francisco (Ferry Building). But buying tickets and locating the ferry itself at the very crowded Ferry Building was a big mystery. I...More

Thank EED5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living in the Bay, you only have so many options to get to work. Driving leaves you stuck in traffic for hours and constantly fighting for inches of pavement, not to mention the bridge tolls and outrageous parking fees. The bus is great, if you...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew to the Bay Area to Oakland Airport and were staying in Oakland near the USCG Base. We decided to have dinner in San Francisco. We drove our rental car to the Oakland Ferry Terminal at Jack London Square (free parking with a validation...More

Thank k7acz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best way to enter the city from Oakland. Ferry runs quite often and inexpensive. Snacks on board are paid by cash only.. There are restrooms inside. We enjoyed it very much.

Thank JetsetMom4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful way to get into San Fran if staying in Oakland. If you're planning on catching the ferry to AT&T Park I'd recommend getting to the Jack London stop a good 20 mins ahead of time.

Thank bjwatto
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Took the bay ferry from Jack London Square to San Francisco. It was a beautiful ride. Easy to board and purchase tickets on the ship and drop off was easy. If you are in the area I think this is a great way to get...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

So we wanted to visit Fisherman’s Wharf from Oakland before we took our trip to Alcatraz Island. (That Ferry also leaves from the Wharf area) After doing some researching it became obvious that the best, and by that I mean the least stressful way to...More

Thank Douglas O
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love taking the SF Bay ferry from Oakland to SF! We use our Sr Clipper card which is easy and we are grateful for the discount. The ferry is clean, timely and a great way to enjoy our beautiful surroundings!

Thank janegorwin
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Lin L
2 April 2018|
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Response from Gregory S | Reviewed this property |
Search San Francisco Bay Ferry for ferry schedules. Ferries leave the Ferry Building and Pier 41 (near Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf) and go to Jack London Square. If your goal is a ferry ride, search Golden Gate Ferry. You... More
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winniecody
29 July 2017|
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Response from Chch_NZ_couple | Reviewed this property |
$6.80 one way if paying on the ferry, or $5.10 using a clipper card Youth (5-18), Seniors (65+) and disabled $3.40 one way If you are just taking the 'Short Hop' between Oakland and Alameda or between the SF Ferry Building... More
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Michelle H
16 June 2017|
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Response from astephenz | Reviewed this property |
I have never taken the Larkspur so I cannot answer. Living in Oakland I am partial there but getting to Marin and San Rafael and then Angle Island, the Larskpur works better I believe.
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