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Emeryville to Fishermans Wharf

Victoria
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Emeryville to Fishermans Wharf

We are staying at the Hyatt House Emeryville and wonder what is the best way to get to the Fisherman Wharf area?

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1. Re: Emeryville to Fishermans Wharf

We always wonder what best means ? is that the cheapest or fastest ?

Well I think those hotels may have a shuttle and if so you can take it to the BART station and take BART the train to Embarcadero station and then outside the station in the center median on Market or on the Embarcadero is the F wharves streetcar which goes to FW.

I presume you are staying in Emeryville because you have work to do in that area and not as a place to visit SF.

Another option is the Emery go around shuttle

http://www.emerygoround.com/schedule-maps

Edited: 23 January 2013, 23:32
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2. Re: Emeryville to Fishermans Wharf

If you don't want to drive (and parking in the Wharf area certainly isn't a picnic!) then the Emerygoround shuttle to BART is a great option. Once off BART, you could even walk along the waterfront to get to the wharf, instead of taking the F.

Another nice option is to take the ferry. It's not super close to Emeryville, but if you drove (free parking in the lot there) or took a cab to Jack London Sq., you could catch the ferry direct to the wharf. It's not as cheap or convenient as BART, but it's fun!

The Hyatt House looks nice. If you're lucky, you may get rooms that face the Bay and have great views of SF and the GG Bridge. Less lucky and you'll face the Oakland Hills, but even that view is nice,esp. in late afternoon.

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3. Re: Emeryville to Fishermans Wharf

The most direct public transit option between Emeryville and San Francisco is the bus. Specifically, you would use AC Transit Route F. There is some additional service during the peak period, but those routes tend to be confusing because they operate differently in the AM and PM.

If the quick bus ride doesn't appeal to you, you can take the free Emery Go-Round shuttle from your hotel to MacArthur BART Station, and then transfer to a BART train to SF. This option is longer but more frequent.

Personally, I would take the bus into the City for the great views and then take whichever is more convenient for the trip back to your hotel.

Once you are in the City using either option, you need to transfer to Muni's F streetcar line. It runs along Market Street and the Embarcadero. From BART, simply exit at Embarcadero and walk up to street level. From the Transbay Terminal, where the bus stops, it is a 2-block walk to Market Street.

http://www.actransit.org

http://www.emerygoround.com

http://www.bart.gov

http://www.sfmta.com

Note that there is a third option, which involves taking the ferry, but it is not very direct and doesn't come very often, so you may not want to bother.

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4. Re: Emeryville to Fishermans Wharf

Emeryville (a place not known to be a hotbed for tourists) has good views of the GGB if your room is facing the right way. When staying there, check out dim sum at East Ocean with great views of the Bay.

tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g32352-d46…

Edited: 24 January 2013, 18:50
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