Ferries that stop at Pier 41 is where passengers can transfer to MUNI’s F & E Historic Streetcar line, private transit service, or walk to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing.
Alcatraz Schedule Please note that all Alcatraz Island ferry schedules are subject to change without notice. Tours depart from Pier 33, are self-guided, and can last anywhere from two to five hours depending on your pace. After you have concluded your tour, the ferry will return you to your original departure point.
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Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 mi offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. The small island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison (1868), and a federal prison from 1934 until 1963.
There is no direct connection from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alcatraz. However, you can take the BART to Powell Street, take the walk to Market St & 5th St, take the bus to The Embarcadero & Bay St, take the walk to San Francisco Pier 33, take the ferry to Alcatraz Island, then take the walk to Alcatraz.
Alcatraz Cruises operates a ferry from San Francisco Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island hourly. Tickets cost $40 and the journey takes 20 min.
All Alcatraz Island tours depart from and return to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing, located along San Francisco’s northern waterfront promenade, on The Embarcadero near the intersection of The Embarcadero and Bay Streets. We are located approximately 1/4 mile from San Francisco’s beloved Fisherman’s Wharf.
Alcatraz Cruises operates the greenest ferry boats in the nation. In 2008, Alcatraz Cruises built and introduced the Hornblower Hybrid into our fleet to reduce our impact on San Francisco Bay’s natural environment. Since 2008, we have re-powered two additional Alcatraz Cruises vessels, the Alcatraz Clipper and the Alcatraz Flyer.
The Alcatraz & Angel Island Combination Tour showcases two of San Francisco Bay's most famous and historically rich islands. Take this tour and you will not only see two amazing sites, but you will travel on the first hybrid ferry in the United States.
2.5 hours Round Trip Ferry to Alcatraz (15 minutes 1-way) Special Edition Audio Tour Family Packs are available ** $25.00 - $41.00 Buy Tickets: Night Tour: 2.5 hours Round Trip Ferry to Alcatraz (15 minutes 1-way) Special Tour Activities On-Board Narration Guided Tour Due to health & safety restrictions, this tour is currently unavailable ...