San Francisco (California)

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Pier 35, San Francisco, CA 94111

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San Francisco cruise port welcomes more than 70 cruise vessels with over 200,000 passenger per year. The beautiful Californian city is known to be ”Everybody’s Favorite City” because of its diverse communities, cultural attractions and cuisine of world class. San Francisco cruise port is included as embarkation and disembarkation port in the ship schedule of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises,Carnival Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Fred.Olsen Cruises, Silversea Cruises and ResidenSea.


San Francisco (California) cruise port map (printable)

Highlights: Cable Cars, Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz

San Francisco cruise terminal

San Francisco Cruise port terminal is located at the western end of San Francisco Bay in the midway between the Fisherman’s Wharf and the Bay Bridge. It is along the waterfront of San Francisco (or Embarcadero) at Pier 35. San Francisco cruise port terminal is a part of Port of San Francisco, formed in 1863. 

The city highlights are within walking distance, so you will easily reach restaurants, hotels, theaters and museums.


San Francisco cruise port is half an hour away from San Francisco International Airport.

The terminal has a new shore power technology which allows equipped cruise ships, for instance Princess’ vessels, to use San Francisco’s grid power instead of their engines to supply the onboard services. This innovation reduces the ships’ emissions at San Francisco cruise port terminal.san-francisco-cruise-ship-terminal

The biggest ship ever docked at Pier 35 is Queen Mary 2.

New San Francisco cruise port terminal is planned for 2014. It will be at Pier 27 at the corner of The Embarcadero and Lombard Street.


San Francisco tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • The Golden Gate Bridge: the world’s most famous bridge and top photograph attraction on the Earth. It has 1.7 moles span and 120,000 automobiles get across it each day. On the western side are allowed bikes, you can also cross it on food at the pedestrian walkway.
  • Cable cars: date from the end of 19th century. They are driven by an underground cable and run on defined tracks. The ticket costs $5. you can purchase it at the turnaround of the car.
  • Alcatraz: well-known prison, no one could escape it. Alcatraz is closed since the 1960′s. It is located in the middle of San Francisco Bay, on the Alcatraz island. You can take a ferry from Pier 43.
  • Fisherman’s Wharf: interesting marketplace, at Pier 39.
  • Union Square: shopping center. You can find top designer boutiques like Geary, Post, Stockton, Sutter, Powell and Grant.
  • North Beach: don’t mistake it with a beach! It is ? romantic European-style neighborhood. It is located along Grant avenues and Columbus, near the Washington Square. Landmark is the Church of Saints Peter and Paul.
  • Chinatown: enter through the “Dragon’s Gate” at at Grant Avenue and Bush Street and find exotic shops, temples, museums, food markets, herb shops and restaurants.
  • Dining in San Francisco: try Japanese,Chinese,Indian,Greek, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Malaysian, French, Moroccan, Mexican or a tasteful combination of all those.
  • Nightlife in San Francisco: visit the “hottest” night clubs and enjoy different music styles.
  • Museums: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Palace of the Legion of Honor, the de Young Museum, the Asian Art Museum, the California Academy of Sciences

The San Francisco cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near San Francisco, California.

If you lose the San Francisco location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port San Francisco cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from San Francisco, California. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. January, 2017
Day Ships in port
6 January, 2017
Silver Whisper(arriving at 08:00)
9 January, 2017
Grand Princess(arriving at 07:00)
24 January, 2017
Grand Princess(arriving at 07:00)
26 January, 2017
Arcadia(departing at 26 Jan)