Berkeley-SF commuter shuttle

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Tideline Berkeley-SF commuter shuttle

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 Berkeley Marina (K Dock in front of Harbormasters Office). Our riders are permitted to park for free across the street in the South Sailing Basin gravel parking lot near the UC Aquatic Center.

Berkeley-SF schedule


7:30 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


5:00 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

Additional departure and return times may be added based on demand. We reserve the right to cancel routes with no confirmed passengers. Boarding begins 10 minutes prior to departure time; this allows us to stay on schedule. Times are approximations. Unforeseen events and/or conditions may cause delays. Please see our refund policy for more information.

Buy your Berkeley-SF tickets

Choose from three convenient ticket options:

Single fare

$8 (walk-ons are $9)


$80 for 10 rides

Buy 10-pack

Please reserve seats on your desired routes and times at least 24 hours in advance to guarantee your spot:

Monthly pass

$290 ($360 value)

Buy monthly pass

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.

Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program provider Benefit Resource, Inc.

Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program provider Commuter Benefit Solutions

Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program provider Navia

About Tideline

Tideline is an official Port of San Francisco water transportation service offering public and private commuter service, Bay cruises and private charter trips around the San Francisco Bay. Founded by local Marin County residents, Tideline is committed to serving our community and its visitors while respecting the environment.

Tideline Marine Group: 475 Gate 5 Road, Suite 218, Sausalito, CA 94965