Directions

Directions To South Beach Harbor

Note: Baseball Days will be VERY congested in and around the harbor. Check the Giants baseball schedule and "clear traffic" times. Generally, expect heavy traffic 1 hour prior and 1 hour post game and very light traffic during the game.

FROM THE EAST BAY
Take the Bay Bridge into San Francisco. These directions will change often with the Bay Bridge retrofit project under construction. As of 1/1/07 the directions are: Stay in the right lane and take the first S.F. exit, "Folsom/Embarcadero", turn left at Folsom, Follow to Embarcadero, turn right. Head about 1/2 mile South to Pier 40. Turn left on Townsend onto the Pier.

FROM THE PENINSULA
Take US 101 North. About 1 mile north of Candlestick Park, take the "280 North - Port of San Francisco" exit. Follow 280 to the last off-ramp (King Street). King turns into Embarcadero. Go up about 1/2 mile to Pier 40, at the intersection of Townsend and Embarcadero. Park on the street or in the designated visitor stalls.

FROM SAN FRANCISCO
Take Embarcadero South along the Waterfront. South Beach Harbor is located at the intersection of Townsend and Embarcadero on Pier 40, 1/2 mile South of the Bay Bridge.

FROM MARIN COUNTY
Take US 101 South across the Golden Gate Bridge. Take the Marina exit. Follow the waterfront to Bay Rd., turn left. Head East on Bay to the end, turn right on Embarcadero. Head South on Embarcadero past the Bay Bridge to Pier 40. Park on the street or purchase a day parking pass for Pier 40 at the adjacent Harbormaster's office.


Public Transit Information

FROM THE EAST BAY
Take BART to the first San Francisco station: Embarcadero. Transfer to the MUNI line, taking any train going to MISSION BAY or CALTRAIN. Take the train two stops to Brannan St., in front of Pier 36.

FROM THE PENINSULA
Take Caltrain to the last station : Fourth & King. Walk up King or Townsend streets to Pier 40, South Beach Harbor, or take a MUNI train two stops, to Brannan.

FROM SAN FRANCISCO
Any underground MUNI train going to Mission Bay (exit at Brannan) / The 30, 15, or 45 lines to Caltrain, a short walk from our location or two stops on the MUNI train to Brannan St. (Pier 36) / The 10-Townsend stops at 2nd & Townsend, a block away.

FROM MARIN COUNTY
Take Golden Gate Transit (either boat or bus) to San Francisco and use the above From San Francisco info.


PARKING

There is no parking at Pier 40. There are numerous lots nearby and depending on the Giants schedule, parking runs from $.50 to $4.50 hour. There are smart meters (take credit cards) along the Embarcadero and even free parking on Townsend St, if you can find a spot. There's many indoor lots on Townsend St, between 2nd and 3rd, a large lot on Main and Bryant and many smaller lots within 5 minutes walk of the harbor. Please do not park on Pier 40 as these are only 1 hour permit spots and you will get towed.

 

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