Driving Directions to the Port of San Francisco, California

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From North of San Francisco:

  • Take 101 South to San Francisco.
  • Exit Lombard Street.
  • Take Lombard East about 1-1/2 miles to Van Ness.
  • Turn left on Van Ness and proceed 3 blocks to Bay Street.
  • Turn right on Bay and proceed approximately 1 mile to the Embarcadero.
  • Turn left on the Embarcadero. Pier 35 is immediately to the right of the Embarcadero.

From the East Bay, Bay Bridge:

  • Take Fremont Exit (on right side of bridge).
  • Proceed 1 block to Mission.
  • Turn right on Mission and proceed 4 blocks to the Embarcadero.
  • Turn left on the Embarcadero.
  • Proceed approximately 1-1/2 miles to Pier 35. Turn right, into Pier 35.

From South of San Francisco:

  • Take 280 North (or 101 to the 280/101 Interchange, about 1-1/2 miles north of Candlestick Park, then take 280 North).
  • Exit at the end of 280 Freeway at King.
  • Continue 3 blocks on King, which turns into the Embarcadero traveling west.
  • Proceed approximately 2 miles to Pier 35. Turn right, into Pier 35.


The Port of San Francisco is served by two airports:

  • San Francisco International Airport
    Distance: 30
    Travel Time: Approx. 1 hour

  • San Jose International Airport
    Distance: 85
    Travel Time: Approx. 2 hours

We recommend that if you are booking your flights to your cruise from San Francisco,that you consider arriving a day or two earlier so that you can take advantage of the local attractions as well as avoiding potential flight delays, baggage collection and transfer problems that could occur.

If you arriving the same day as your cruise departs, please schedule your flights to arrive at these airports no later 1:00 pm on the day of departure f from San Francisco. If this is not possible, then come in a day prior. For return flights, do not schedule any flights departing earlier than 2:00 pm from San Francisco or 3 pm from San Jose.


Parking Information and Rates

  • Cruise Ship Passengers - $12 to $14/ Calendar Day (subject to change)
  • Cash Only.
  • Covered Garage with Valet Parking
  • 55 Francisco Street Garage
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Friday , 6am-7am
    Saturday-Sunday , Call for Times
  • (Weekend , garage open for cruises only.)

Cruise passengers must check-in with attendant upon arrival, otherwise regular rates will apply.
For garage information, please call (415) 398-0208.


If you are planning to stay the night in San Francisco, no problem. There are hundreds of San Francisco hotels and inns to choose from. If you're flying in or out of Oakland, consider an Oakland hotel as well.

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