Pier 43½
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: 415.673.2900
FAX: 415.447.0619
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Red and White Fleet can offer one hour of parking validation for cars entering the Triangle Parking lot (located across the street from Pier 43 1/2 cornered by Jefferson, Taylor Street and Little Embarcadero) between 10am and before the final public cruise of the day departs. Sorry, we can't validate if you entered the lot before 10am. No parking validation offered during Fleet Week weekend and July 4th due to traffic and street closures along Fisherman's Wharf.

Pier 43½ is located in the heart of Historic Fisherman’s Wharf, at the foot of Taylor Street.

Pier 43½ is the departure point for the Golden Gate Bay Cruise, Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise, California Twilight Cruise, and the California Sunset Cruise.

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The Bay & Taylor Street Cable Car Terminus is located within 4 blocks of Pier 43½ and the MUNI F-Line streetcar is only one block away.

For those who drive to the Wharf area, Pier 43½ is surrounded by more than 5,000 parking spaces for your convenience.


From the East Bay

  • Take I-80 West across the Bay Bridge toward San Francisco.
  • Take the Fremont Street exit.
  • Turn LEFT onto Fremont Street.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Howard Street.
  • Turn LEFT onto Embarcadero.
  • Follow the Embarcadero for 1.5 miles.
  • Embarcadero becomes Jefferson Street.
  • Turn RIGHT on Taylor Street.

From the South Bay

  • Take US-101 North or I-280 North toward San Francisco.
  • Merge/ stay on I-280 North toward Port of San Francisco.
  • Stay to the left and follow the King Street Exit.
  • King Street becomes Embarcadero.
  • Follow the Embarcadero for 2 miles.
  • Embarcadero becomes Jefferson Street.
  • Turn RIGHT on Taylor Street.

From the North Bay

  • Take US-101 South across Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Stay to the right immediately after the bridge.
  • US-101 South will become Lombard Street
  • Turn LEFT onto Van Ness Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT onto North Point Street
  • Turn LEFT onto Taylor Street


For all transit questions, including traffic information, public transportation schedules, directions, and routes, call the Bay Area Travel Guide at 511 or visit

BART: | (415) 989-2278

Take BART to the Embarcadero Station. Go upstairs and cross the street to the Ferry Building. In front of the Ferry Building, take the MUNI F Line Street Car to Fisherman’s Wharf Pier 43 ½.  

MUNI: | (415) 673-6864

Pier 43 ½ Fisherman’s Wharf is easily accessible from all points in San Francisco via public transportation. For specific route information, please contact the San Francisco Municipal Railway.

ARRIVAL BY AMTRAK | (800) 872-7245

Passengers destined for San Francisco connect to a Thruway Motorcoach at Emeryville. Amtrak Thruway service connects all trains to various stops in San Francisco. Amtrak Thruway Service stops at Pier 39, for those bound for Fisherman’s Wharf and the Pier 39 area. Red and White Fleet’s Pier 43 ½ is located 5 walking minutes west of Pier 39.

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