Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District

Posted November 21, 2017
Updated December 7, 2017

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Golden Gate Sausalito Ferry Landing Closed During Major Inspection Work in Early December - Golden Gate Transit & Other Ferry Services Available as Alternate Transit Options

Half-Day Closure on Monday, Dec. 11 Has Been CANCELLED

Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) will be performing a major inspection of the Sausalito Ferry Landing beginning Monday, December 4, 2017. These inspections will require full-day and half-day shutdowns of all ferry operations to/from Sausalito as follows:

  • Tuesday, December 5 - FULL DAY SHUTDOWN
  • Wednesday, December 6 - FULL DAY SHUTDOWN
  • Thursday, December 7 - HALF-DAY SHUTDOWN (first GGF departures: 12:55PM from SF, 1:55PM from Sausalito)
  • Friday, December 8 - HALF-DAY SHUTDOWN (first GGF departures: 12:55PM from SF, 1:55PM from Sausalito)
  • (CANCELLED) Monday, December 11 - HALF-DAY SHUTDOWN (first GGF departures: 12:55PM from SF, 1:55PM from Sausalito)

During these shutdowns, Golden Gate Ferry and Blue & Gold Fleet will NOT be operating service to and from the Sausalito Ferry Landing. Ferry customers' transit alternatives to/from San Francisco during the shutdowns include Golden Gate Transit (GGT) buses (regular and added service), Golden Gate Larkspur and Tiburon Ferry, or Blue & Gold Fleet to/from Tiburon. See below for details.

Weekend ferry service on December 9 and 10 will NOT be impacted.

Alternate Transit Options - Bus & Ferry

BUS: Ride Golden Gate Transit between Sausalito and San Francisco. Riders will need to pay the bus fare for their bus ride.

  • GGT ROUTE 2 operates weekday peak periods between Sausalito and the SF Financial District (click for schedules) and serves all southbound bus stops in Sausalito, including Bridgeway opposite El Portal, and all northbound bus stops in SF, including Fremont St & Folsom St, Pine St & Battery St, Sansome St & California St, and Sansome St & Pacific Ave.
  • GGT ROUTE 30 operates hourly between Sausalito and the SF Civic Center/Van Ness Ave corridor (click for schedules) and serves all southbound bus stops in Sausalito, including Bridgeway opposite El Portal, and all northbound bus stops in SF, including Main St & Folsom St and Mission St & First St.
  • ADDED GGT SERVICE. On the days of full- and half-day closures, GGT will run added bus service between the Sausalito Ferry Landing and the SF Ferry Terminal. Buses will depart at the regularly-scheduled ferry departure times from temporary bus stops in Sausalito. Note: there will be no bus to replace the 7:40AM SF-Sausalito ferry trip (new information). Board these added bus trips in Sausalito on Humboldt Ave, behind Bank of America, and in San Francisco on the Embarcadero at the south (new location!) end of the SF Ferry Building.

FERRY: Golden Gate Ferry also offers frequent daily service from the Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry Terminal in central Marin and weekday commute service from the Tiburon Landing (click for schedules).

Blue & Gold Fleet also operates ferry service from the Tiburon Landing to/from Pier 41 in San Francisco (click for schedules/fares).

More Information - Ferry Inspections

Work on the Sausalito Ferry Landing will include a comprehensive inspection of the steel float and gangway. Work will include diving around and under the float to assess the condition of the steel, as well as examining inside the cells of the floats.

Customer Service & Trip Planning Assistance

For trip planning assistance, please call 511 (say "Golden Gate Transit," then "operator" to bypass recorded messages)/TDD 711. The Customer Service Center is open weekdays from 7AM to 6PM.