Vallejo Ferry Schedule

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Vallejo BayLink Ferry Schedule
Vallejo Ferry Schedule

Vallejo Ferry Schedule

Winter Ferry Schedule

WEEKDAYS —— WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS
Depart Vallejo to SF Ferry Building Depart SF Ferry Building to Vallejo

Depart Pier 41 Fisherman’s Wharf to Vallejo

—— Depart Vallejo to SF Ferry Building Depart SF Ferry Building to Vallejo

Depart Pier 41 Fisherman’s Wharf to Vallejo

5:30 AM 6:35 AM —— —— —— —— ——
6:30 AM 7:35 AM —— —— 10:00 AM# 11:00 AM# 11:20 AM#
7:00 AM 8:30 AM —— —— —— —— ——
7:45 AM 8:55 AM —— —— 2:30 PM# 3:30 PM# 3:50 PM#
10:00 AM 11:10 AM 11:30 AM —— —— —— ——
—— —— —— —— 5:15 PM 6:40 PM 6:15
2:00 PM * 3:30 PM * 3:10 PM * —— —— —— ——
3:20 PM 4:30 PM —— —— —— ——
4:05 PM 5:15 PM —— —— —— —— ——
4:45 PM 6:00 PM —— —— —— —— ——
5:45 PM * 7:15 PM * 6:55 PM * —— —— —— ——

# Serves SF Ferry Building prior to arrival at Pier 41
* Serves Pier 41 prior to arrival at SF Ferry Building

 

CROSSING TIME & BOARDING: Crossing time between Vallejo and San Francisco is about 1 hour. Tickets are required before boarding the Ferries. Please arrive at your terminal with enough time to park and purchase tickets before coming aboard. Reservations are not required or taken, but we ask that groups of 15 or more passengers call us in advance so we can be prepared. Ferry capacity is limited to 320 passengers (267 passengers on the M/V VALLEJO) and seating is on a first come – first served basis. Ferries depart on time.

The Vallejo to San Francisco ferry schedule can change at a moment’s notice. Regular commuters should sign up for email notifications for overnight schedule changes, and of course check this website, and the San Francisco Bay Ferry site also for schedule changes.

Common Ferry Schedule changes include:
Ferry Breakdowns
Baseball Game Scheduling conflicts during the Ferry Commute. Ferries often fill up on Game Days, leaving people at the dock.
Ferry Maintenance
Foul Weather conditions with High Wind Advisories
Major disasters including fire and earthquakes
Bart and other Transit Strikes
Change of season. Summer schedule is different than the Winter Schedule
Holidays

Route 200 Express Bus Schedule

Route 200 Vallejo Baylink Bus trips between Vallejo and San Francisco are about 35 minutes to 1 hour depending on traffic.

Winter Bus Schedule
WEEKDAYS —— WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS
Depart Vallejoto SF Ferry Building Depart SF Ferry Building to Vallejo —— Depart Vallejo to SF Ferry Building Depart SF Ferry Building to Vallejo
6:00 AM 7:00 AM —– 7:30 AM 8:30 AM
8:45 AM 9:55 AM —— —— ——
11:30 AM 12:45 PM —— —— ——
1:00 PM 2:00 PM —— —— ——
7:00 PM 8:00 PM —— —— ——
9:30 PM 10:30 PM —— —— ——

Travel time between Vallejo and San Francisco is approximately 60 minutes. Travel time is approximately 10 minutes between Pier 41 and the SF Ferry Building.

The Vallejo BayLink Ferry has available service seven days a week, except for a few holidays, when no ferry service is available.

It normally takes about 60 minutes or one hour for commute times on the ferry. Tides, winds, and number of passengers, as well as bay boat traffic can affect the commute time. In the past it used to take the ferry 45-50 minutes. But the ferry now slows down in the Napa River and where the Napa River, Sacramento River and San Pablo Bay meet. Sandy Beach folks at the Napa River entrance put the kibosh on the ferry zooming down the river. They were fretting about having the wake from the ferry erode their house pier footings that extend out in the water. You’d think that if someone decides to build their house on a pier that they’d be prepared to deal with waves, wakes, wind and pestilence. But, out of the goodness of the BayLink Folks and the Captains of the boats, we slow down, and take an extra ten or more minutes to reach the dock.

It is highly recommended you give yourself enough time to park, and pay your parking fees, grab a cup of coffee, purchase your ticket and get in line. In Vallejo you can purchase your ticket at the Vallejo Ferry Building. In San Francisco, Bay Crossings in the San Francisco Ferry Building will sell you ferry tickets.

On Baseball Game days it’s recommended that you add in an additional 15 minutes minimum each way to board your ferry. On these days it is not unusual to get left at the dock. And the steady crowd of commuters who pay in advance for monthly and ten ride passes get zero preference. Baylink says that all ferry rides are offered on a first come, first first ride basis. Seems mighty unfair that those who have already paid for a month in advance and depend on the ferry for their daily commute are often the ones left at the dock while a large crowd of orange and black wearing baseball fans come on board.

We aim to make it easier to see the schedule at a glance and to conveniently keep informed of any changes. Keep up to date on the Vallejo Ferry Schedule!

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