Directions & Parking

Public Transportation Information
If you’re already in San Francisco, hop on MUNI’s historic F-Line street car or the 8X, 8BX, 39 or 47 bus. San Francisco’s famous cable cars also drop off just a few short blocks from The PIER. Visit 511.org or call 888.500.INFO or 511 on your mobile phone.

For Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) information, visit bart.gov or call 888.500.INFO or 511 on your mobile phone.

For Amtrak shuttle information, visit amtrak.com or call 800.USA.RAIL.

Travel by Blue & Gold Fleet Ferry to/from Alameda/Oakland, Vallejo, Sausalito, Tiburon, Harbor Bay, South San Francisco and AT&T Park. Visit blueandgoldfleet.com or call 415.773.1188.

Taxi Service
The entrance to PIER 39 features a passenger and taxi loading and unloading zone.

Driving Directions
If you are using a GPS Navigation System, input: 2 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

From the South Bay
Take Highway 101 North to Highway 80 East
Exit at 4th Street
Stay left onto Bryant Street (get in right lane)
Stay on Bryant Street to The Embarcadero
Turn left onto The Embarcadero (get into right lane)
Straight to PIER 39 (2 1/2 miles)
To continue to the PIER 39 Garage:
After passing North Point Street, move into the left lane (left turn only)
Turn left onto Beach Street
The entrance to the PIER 39 Garage will be immediately to the right

From the North Bay
Take Highway 101 South across the Golden Gate Bridge
Pass through the Toll Plaza and stay to your left
Take Lombard Street Exit (on right side)
Follow Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue
Take a left onto Van Ness Avenue (stay right)
Follow Van Ness Avenue to Bay Street (about three blocks)
Stay on Bay Street until it runs into The Embarcadero
Turn left onto The Embarcadero
You will see PIER 39 on right side of the street
To continue to the PIER 39 Garage:
After passing North Point Street, move into the left lane (left turn only)
Turn left onto Beach Street
The entrance to the PIER 39 Garage will be immediately to the right

From the East Bay
Take Interstate 80 West across the Bay Bridge
Take Harrison Exit
Stay in far left lane
Go three blocks to The Embarcadero
Turn left onto The Embarcadero
Straight to PIER 39 (aprox. 1.5 miles)
To continue to the PIER 39 Garage:
After passing North Point Street, move into the left lane (left turn only)
Turn left onto Beach Street
The entrance to the PIER 39 Garage will be immediately to the right

PIER 39 Parking Garage Information
PIER 39 has convenient visitor parking in the PIER 39 Garage, located directly across the street from the Entrance Plaza.

  • The PIER 39 Garage is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Parking is $8 per hour.
  • Visitors who dine at a full-service PIER 39 restaurant receive one hour of free parking before 6pm or two hours of free parking after 6pm. Please note: multiple parking validations cannot be combined. Limit one parking validation per vehicle.
  • The PIER 39 Garage clearance is 6 feet, 8 inches high.

Motorcoach Parking
Click here for information about short term and  long term motorcoach parking.