The relaxing way to commute between Berkeley and San Francisco. Boats depart from Berkeley Marina and San Francisco Pier 1.5. Enjoy free WiFi, beverage service and flat screen TVs onboard. Boat has a maximum capacity of 40 people so buy your pass now before they’re sold out!
Each one-way trip takes 20-25 minutes, including boarding and disembarking. Riders board at the K Dock at Berkeley Marina in front of Harbormaster’s office (next to Hana Japan Restaurant). Berkeley Marina is on bus line 81, which goes to UC Berkeley and BART. Our riders are also permitted to park for free across the street in the South Sailing Basin gravel parking lot near the UC Aquatic Center.
Mornings7:30 am Depart Berkeley
7:50 am Arrive San Francisco 8:00 am Depart San Francisco
8:20 am Arrive Berkeley 8:30 am Depart Berkeley
8:50 am Arrive San Francisco 9:00 am Depart San Francisco
9:20 am Arrive Berkeley
Evenings5:00 pm Depart Berkeley
5:20 pm Arrive San Francisco 5:30 pm Depart San Francisco
5:50 pm Arrive Berkeley 6:00 pm Depart Berkeley
6:20 pm Arrive San Francisco 6:30 pm Depart San Francisco
6:50 pm Arrive Berkeley
Boarding begins 10 minutes prior to departure time; this allows us to stay on schedule. Reserved passengers board first. We reserve the right to cancel routes with no confirmed passengers. Times are approximations. Unforeseen events and/or conditions may cause delays. Please see our refund policy for more information. Additional departure and return times might be added based on demand.
Buy your Berkeley-SF tickets
Choose from three convenient ticket options:
$8 (walk-ons are $9)
We’re phasing out this offering in preparation for our new booking system. Previously purchased 10-packs will be still valid.
$290 ($360 value)
Monthly pass holders are not required to make daily reservations.
Use your commuter benefits
Tideline accepts check and debit payments from Bay Area Commuter Benefit Program providers such as Benefit Resource, Inc., Commuter Benefit Solutions, Navia, WageWorks and many more.