Alcatraz Ferry Schedule

Alcatraz Island is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors a chance to explore the island’s rich history and natural beauty. 

From daily guided tours to a variety of special events, Alcatraz has something for everyone.

However, the only way to access this one-of-a-kind iconic site in the United States is to take a ferry service from Pier 33. 

It happens to be the most convenient way to get to Alcatraz island.

Ferries depart every 30 minutes from Pier 33 to Alcatraz prison. Learn how to reach Alcatraz from Pier 33.

Depending on the time of your visit, the ferry trips are divided into an early bird, day, night, and behind-the-scenes experiences.

Here you can find the times of departures for the ferry service to Alcatraz Island, located in San Francisco Bay:

ToursSummer timingsWinter timings
Early Bird8.45 am8.45 am
DayEvery 30 minutes from 9 am till 3.50 pmEvery 30 minutes from 9 am till 1.35 pm
Night 6 pm and 6.30 pm4 pm and 5 pm
Behind the scenes4:20 pm, 4:50 pm2 pm, 2.30 pm
Angel Island9.30 am, 9.40 am

The well-known Alcatraz Island Day Tour offers round-trip ferry service from Pier 33, audio excursions, as well as access to the jail and other locations on the island.

The ticket prices for the Alcatraz ferry tour depend on the kind of tour you select and the age of the visitors:

Early Bird$22 to $108
Day$22 to $108
Night$25 to $43
Behind the scenes$83 to $88
Angel Island$69 to $70

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