• Bikes Busses & Ferries

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  • Sausalito FerryThank you for making Sausalito your Destination!

    There are many ways to get here! The most popular ways are to take a Scenic Ferry Ride, Biking across the Golden Gate Bridge, or you’ve come by Tour Bus from San Francisco or the Wine Country —We are delighted to have you visit our beautiful city! 

    It can get confusing with so many options and we want to make your experience here memorable. You may decide to bike in but ferry out, or perhaps you’ve taken the Ferry, but want to hop on a tour bus back to San Francisco.

    We have many tools for you once you’re here, so please check them out before you arrive so you well pre-pared for the adventure!


     

  • Taking a Bike on the Golden Gate Ferry and Bus Taking a Bike on the Golden Gate Ferry and Bus

    Bikes, including electric bikes, are welcome aboard all Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) vessels with the understanding that customers may need to carry their bike up or down a flight of stairs to embark/disembark. Bikes are accepted on first-come, first-served basis, and all GGF high-speed catamarans can accommodate up to 30 bikes. For your convenience, bike racks are available at the Larkspur and San Francisco Ferry Terminals. Larkspur Ferry Terminal provides covered bicycle storage for 80 bikes within the paid waiting area. Bike racks and/or bike parking is available near the Sausalito and Tiburon ferry landings. Bikes must be walked on and off the boat. No riding inside the terminal area.Bikes, including electric bikes, are welcome aboard all Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) vessels with the understanding that customers may need to carry their bike up or down a flight of stairs to embark/disembark.

    Bikes are accepted on first-come, first-served basis, and all GGF high-speed catamarans can accommodate up to 30 bikes.

    For your convenience, bike racks are available at the Larkspur and San Francisco Ferry Terminals. Larkspur Ferry Terminal provides covered bicycle storage for 80 bikes within the paid waiting area. Bike racks and/or bike parking is available near the Sausalito and Tiburon ferry landings.

    Bikes must be walked on and off the boat. No riding inside the terminal area.

    Download the Golden Gate Transit "Bike to Transit Ferry" Brochure

  • Ferry Service Returns to Sausalito! Ferry Service Returns to Sausalito!

    Golden Gate FerryGolden Gate Ferry Sausalito service resumed in June 2021 after being suspended while the Sausalito float was removed for required maintenance and repairs. The float maintenance work was performed during the COVID-19 pandemic while Golden Gate Ferry is carrying about 10% of its normal ridership. Sausalito ferry service will resume with reduced schedules due to decreased rider demand.

    If you're bringing your bicycle aboard, please consult here. Bicycles are permitted on a first-come, first-serve basis (please see the brochure below).

    Blue and Gold FleetThe Blue and Gold Fleet will resumed service to Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 41. Explore the beauty of the San Francisco Bay on a Blue & Gold Fleet cruise! Tickets and reservations can be made online.

     

     

     

     

  • Bringing Your Bicycle Aboard a Ferry Info Bringing Your Bicycle Aboard a Ferry Info

    Sausalito Ferry LandingBicycles are welcome on board all Golden Gate Ferry vessels on a first-come, first-served basis.

    The following exceptions apply:

    • Maximum bicycle capacities noted below can vary by vessel class and operating conditions including passenger loads.
    • Electric bikes are permitted aboard Golden Gate Ferry vessels.
    • Electric scooters are allowed on Golden Gate Ferry vessels, but the scooter must be powered off and the handle retracted for easy storage. Charging of any electronic mobility device on board a Golden Gate Ferry vessel is prohibited. 
    • Folding bikes are permitted. They must be stowed under a seat or in another location deemed safe by onboard crew and are not allowed to be stowed using the bike racks reserved for regular, non-folding bicycles. They should be stowed in an appropriate carry-on bag.

    Sausalito Ferry: A Spaulding class vessel with a capacity of up to 750 passengers provides service on this route and can accommodate up to 200 bicycles. NOTE: There's a high volume of bicycles in Sausalito during the summer and other busy months. 

    Larkspur Ferry: High-speed catamaran class vessels provide service on weekdays and a high-capacity Spaulding class vessel or a high-speed catamaran is used on weekends. Catamarans can accommodate 30 to 40 bikes; Spaulding vessels can accommodate up to 100 bikes. There is secure bike storage inside the Larkspur Terminal paid waiting area for up to 80 bikes. Bike racks outside the waiting area can accommodate up to 60 bikes.

    Tiburon Ferry: Vessel assignment on this route varies, with accommodation for 30 to 40 bicycles.

  • Tours & Operators Tours & Operators

    Sausalito Big Bus

    • Big Bus Tours San Francisco
      • Big Bus Tours aims to give you the most enjoyable & memorable experience in San Francisco. Our unique City Tour stops at 20 key points of interest all around the Bay area.

     

    • Gray Line of San Francisco
      • Gray Line of San Francisco offers many tours throughout California with daily sightseeing tours departing from San Francisco. Muir Woods, Sausalito, Monterey, Yosemite & Napa/Sonoma

  • Public Bus System Public Bus System

    Riding your bike to Golden Gate Transit (GGT) is a fun and healthy way to commute. GGT buses that are 40-feet long or less are equipped with exterior bike racks at the front of the bus. Luggage bay bike racks are installed on all 45-foot long MCI buses.


  • Taxi's & Private Car Service Taxi's & Private Car Service

    Taxi Service, Local and Long Distance. All Airports, SFO, OAK, SJO, ETR (Santa Rosa)



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  • What visitors are saying


  • "When in San Francisco definitely take the Sausalito ferry! Not only because Sausalito is such a cute little town where you can go visit Muir Woods from, but also because the view from the ferry is amazing! The Bay Bridge, San Fran's skyline and not to forget to Golden Gate Bridge!"

    - Sharon Teeuwen @sharonteeuwen


    There's something about sightseeing from the water that just can't be beat. Ferryboats offer the most scenic, economical, and often the fastest, way to get from one point to another. Here are 20 of the most sensational ferry rides, offering everything from thrilling urban skylines to breathtaking natural beauty. Most of these ferries have onboard amenities—from free WiFi, restaurants, and lounges to sleeper berths—making your transit totally stress-free. All you need to do is sit back and enjoy the ride!

    —Jennifer Ladonn

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