Ferry Service to Sausalito!

Golden Gate Ferry

Beginning Wednesday, June 23, Golden Gate Ferry weekday Sausalito service will resume after being suspended while the Sausalito float was removed for required maintenance and repairs. The float maintenance work was performed during the COVID-19 pandemic while Golden Gate Ferry is carrying about 10% of its normal ridership. Sausalito ferry service will resume with reduced schedules due to decreased rider demand.

If you’re bringing your bicycle aboard, please consult here. Bicycles are permitted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Blue and Gold FleetThe Blue and Gold Fleet will resume service on Friday, June 25 to Fisherman’s Wharf/Pier 41. Explore the beauty of the San Francisco Bay on a Blue & Gold Fleet cruise! Tickets and reservations can be made online.

During Covid-19 Pandemic Sausalito ferry service was replaced with temporary Golden Gate Transit bus service on Route 96 for while the float repairs took place. Golden Gate Bus Route 96 will be discontinued with the resumption of ferry service to and from Sausalito.


    Taxi’s & Private Car Service:

    • Sausalito Taxi — Taxi Service, Local and Long Distance. All Airports, SFO, OAK, SJO, STS (Santa Rosa)

    The Ferry to Sausalito has always been beautiful!

    Fodor’s Travel ranked it #5 as The World’s Most Scenic Ferry Rides, aboard Golden Gate Ferry!

    Sausalito FerryThank you for making Sausalito your Destination


    There are many ways to get here! The most popular ways are to take a Scenic Ferry Ride, Biking across the Golden Gate Bridge, or you’ve come by Tour Bus from San Francisco or the Wine Country —We are delighted to have you visit our beautiful city! 

    It can get confusing with so many options and we want to make your experience here memorable. You may decide to bike in but ferry out, or perhaps you’ve taken the Ferry, but want to hop on a tour bus back to San Francisco.

    We have many tools for you once you’re here, so please check them out before you arrive so you well prepared for the adventure!

    Bicycles Onboard

    Bicycles are welcome on board all Golden Gate Ferry vessels on a first-come, first-served basis.

    The following exceptions apply:

    • Maximum bicycle capacities noted below can vary by vessel class and operating conditions including passenger loads.
    • Electric bikes are NOT permitted aboard Golden Gate Ferry vessels.
    • Electric scooters are allowed on Golden Gate Ferry vessels, but the scooter must be powered off and the handle retracted for easy storage. Charging of any electronic mobility device on board a Golden Gate Ferry vessel is prohibited. 
    • Folding bikes are permitted. They must be stowed under a seat or in another location deemed safe by onboard crew and are not allowed to be stowed using the bike racks reserved for regular, non-folding bicycles. They should be stowed in an appropriate carry-on bag.

    Sausalito Ferry: A Spaulding class vessel with a capacity of up to 750 passengers provides service on this route and can accommodate up to 200 bicycles. NOTE: There’s a high volume of bicycles in Sausalito during the summer and other busy months. 

    Larkspur Ferry: High-speed catamaran class vessels provide service on weekdays and a high-capacity Spaulding class vessel or a high-speed catamaran is used on weekends. Catamarans can accommodate 30 to 40 bikes; Spaulding vessels can accommodate up to 100 bikes. There is secure bike storage inside the Larkspur Terminal paid waiting area for up to 80 bikes. Bike racks outside the waiting area can accommodate up to 60 bikes.

    Tiburon Ferry: Vessel assignment on this route varies, with accommodation for 30 to 40 bicycles.