Richmond Ferry

Richmond Ferry, operated by San Francisco Bay Ferry, provides weekday, weekend, and select holiday passenger ferry service between Richmond, CA, and the San Francisco Ferry Building (Gate E).

Richmond Ferry Schedule

In this section, you will find the current 2022 Richmond – San Francisco ferry schedule.

Richmond TO San Francisco

If you are traveling from Richmond to the San Francisco Ferry Building (Gate E), the first departure is at 6:30 AM and the last departure is at 8:25 PM on weekdays.

For weekends and holidays, the first departure out of Richmond is 9:50 AM while the last is at 6:45 PM.

Weekday Schedule

Depart RichmondArrive Downtown S.F. | GATE E
6:30 AM7:05 AM
7:00 AM7:35 AM
8:00 AM8:35 AM
9:00 AM9:35 AM
10:40 AM11:15 AM
11:10 AM11:45 AM
3:40 PM4:15 PM
4:45 PM5:20 PM
5:05 PM5:40 PM
6:15 PM6:50 PM
7:25 PM8:00 PM
8:25 PM9:00 PM
WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) WESTBOUND: RICHMOND TO SAN FRANCISCO

Weekend & Holiday Schedule

Depart RichmondArrive Downtown S.F. | GATE F
9:50 AM10:25 AM
12:00 PM12:35 PM
5:15 PM5:50 PM
6:45 PM7:20 PM
WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) WESTBOUND: RICHMOND TO SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco TO Richmond

If you are traveling to Richmond on weekdays, the first departure out of the San Francisco Ferry Building (Gate E) is at 7:15 AM and the last departure is at 8:05 PM.

For weekends and holidays, the first departure out of San Francisco is 11:15 AM while the last is at 8:10 PM.

Weekday Schedule

Depart Downtown S.F. | GATE EArrive Richmond
7:15 AM7:50 AM
7:45 AM8:20 AM
9:55 AM10:30 AM
10:25 AM11:00 AM
3:00 PM3:35 PM
4:00 PM4:35 PM
4:25 PM5:00 PM
5:30 PM6:05 PM
6:00 PM6:35 PM
7:00 PM7:35 PM
8:05 PM8:40 PM
WEEKDAYS (MONDAY-FRIDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO RICHMOND

Weekend & Holiday Schedule

Depart Downtown S.F. | GATE FArrive Richmond
11:15 AM11:50 AM
2:05 PM2:40 PM
4:30 PM5:05 PM
6:00 PM6:35 PM
8:10 PM8:45 PM
WEEKENDS (SATURDAY/SUNDAY) EASTBOUND: SAN FRANCISCO TO RICHMOND

Terminal

Originally called Ellis Landing, the Richmond ferry terminal, serving the Richmond – San Francisco ferry route, was originally opened in 1999. However, the dot-com bust and subsequent economic downturn caused ferry service from Richmond to be discontinued in the late-2000s. The terminal was reopened and ferry service to San Francisco from Richmond was reinstated on January 10, 2019.

Address

The Richmond ferry terminal is located at 1453 Harbour Way S, Richmond, CA 94804.

Directions

By AC Transit bus service

The Richmond ferry terminal is served by the following AC transit bus route.

  • Line 74: San Pablo Dam – 23rd Street (via Richmond BART)

AC Transit Line 74 will stop at the Harbour Way S & Ford Point bus stop located next to the roundabout. From the roundabout, you are a very quick walk away from the terminal.

By Car

If traveling or commuting from north of Richmond:

  1. Take I-80 W to Cutting Blvd.
  2. Take Exit 15 for Cutting Blvd.
  3. Travel on Cutting Blvd. to Marina Way S
  4. Turn left on Marina Way S and take to Hall Ave.
  5. Turn right on Hall Ave. and take to Harbour Way S
  6. Turn left on Harbour Way S
  7. Parking lot will be located on your right near the terminal

If traveling or commuting from south of Richmond:

  1. Take I-580 W / I-80 E
  2. Take exit 13B for I-580 W towards Richmond
  3. Continue on I-580 W towards exit 9A
  4. Take exit 9A for Cutting Blvd.
  5. Turn right on Cutting Blvd.
  6. Turn right on Harbour Way S
  7. Parking lot will be located on your right near the terminal

Amenities

The Richmond ferry terminal has the following amenities available to customers and passengers.

  • Open-air bicycle racks near the terminal
  • 20 BikeLink secure bike lockers located in the terminal area
  • Gotcha bike share station near the terminal
  • Free parking in the lot next to the terminal
  • Wheelchair accessible

Parking

Richmond ferry parking is available for free in the lot located next to the terminal. The lot has a total of 362 parking spaces including 15 public access spaces and 8 accessible spaces. All parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and the lot is unattended, so do not leave any valuables visible in your vehicle. Overnight parking is prohibited.

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