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San Francisco Ferry Riders (SFFerryRiders.com) is a website dedicated to bringing you the latest, up-to-date info regarding San Francisco/Bay Area ferry services. We provide all the information you need to take Golden Gate Ferry or San Francisco Bay Ferry ferry routes. The latest schedules, parking, terminal and ticket information can be found in each one of our guides. We also post news and ferry service updates as it becomes available.

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Ferry News & Updates

Golden Gate Ferry Establishes Means-Based Fare Program

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors voted unanimously to establish a means-based fare program that would provide a fare discount for low-income riders on Golden Gate Transit regional bus routes and regular (non-special event) Golden Gate Ferry service. The means-based fare program is expected to begin in early 2020. The discounted fares will only be available to eligible passengers through the Clipper Card program.

FREE Vallejo Waterfront Ferry Tours on October 5th, 2019

San Francisco Bay Ferry is excited to announce that they will be offering FREE ferry tours in celebration of the Vallejo Waterfront Weekend! The tours will take place on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at various times and from both Mare Island and Vallejo. Tours are child-friendly and will be fun for the whole family.

Golden Gate Ferry Awarded $5.9M to Purchase New High-Speed Ferry

Last week, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) was awarded a $5.9 million grant to help acquire a new high-speed ferry vessel that will enhance service reliability for its 2.5 million annual ferry riders. The newly announced funding will help Golden Gate Ferry increase its ferry fleet to eight passenger vessels.

Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposal for Means-Based Fare Discount on Golden Gate Ferry

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors voted unanimously on Friday, July 26, 2019, to set a public hearing to receive public comment on the establishment of “means-based fares” that would provide a fare discount for low-income riders on Golden Gate Transit regional bus routes and regular (non-special event) Golden Gate Ferry service. The public hearing is set for Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, in San Francisco.