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Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

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Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

Heading in from from the east (Reno) where is the best place to park & board a ferry to Fisherman's Wharf or near by?

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1. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

A ferry TO Fisherman's Wharf or FROM? I guess I am not understanding your question?

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2. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

Are you looking to leave your car outside the city while visiting Fisherman's Wharf? There are more ways than just ferries. There are a few ferries a day from Jack London Square in Oakland and the ferry pier in Alameda. Some ferries go from Sausalito.

However if you're trying to avoid the driving and parking in the more congested parts of the bay area, you might have better luck taking Bart from someplace such as Concord, Walnut Creek or El Cerrito. You can then get off at Embarcadero and take the F streetcar or walk to Fisherman's Wharf (30 minute walk).

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There is a ferry from Vallejo. From what I read on their site you can only park there for 48 hours. http://www.baylinkferry.com/

Overnight parking at BART stations is allowed at some stations but must be arranged for in advance. Details here (scroll down to "Airport/Long Term Parking") http://www.bart.gov/guide/parking/index.aspx

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4. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

Let us know what you are planning to do , a day visit or try and save money on parking and we can better guide you.

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5. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

I am not 100% sure what you intend to do, but chances are the Vallejo Baylink Ferry will best meet your needs.

http://www.baylinkferry.com

If you simply want to avoid parking hassles in SF, not ride the ferry, then you should consider BART instead. You have 3 good station options coming from Reno: Pleasant Hill, Concord, and North Concord. If those don't work for you, also consider El Cerrito del Norte.

http://www.bart.gov

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6. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

Thanks for all the infor, checking them all out, Just a day trip to the city.

Edited: 27 June 2012, 22:09
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7. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

>>>Thanks for all the infor, checking them all out, Just a day trip to the city.<<<

A day trip to the city from where? Going back to where?

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8. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

The OP says Reno. That's a little far for a day trip.

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9. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

You surely don't mean a day trip from Reno to San Francisco and back to Reno in the same day, do you?

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10. Re: Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf

Sure, we did Vegas to Grand Canyon in one day. Wife wants to go to Reno I have to see some of San Fran since we are this far west. Four hour drive four hour walking tour and four hours back to Reno.