Service Alerts!
Ferry Top Img-1

Bringing Your Bike

Bicycles, including electric bikes, are welcome aboard all Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) vessels with the understanding that customers may need to carry their bike up or down a flight of stairs to embark/disembark. Bikes are accepted on first-come, first-served basis, and all GGF high-speed catamarans can accommodate up to 30 bikes. Please note, bikes cannot exceed 32” in width to ride our ferry.

For your convenience, bike racks are available at the Larkspur and San Francisco Ferry Terminals. The Larkspur Ferry Terminal has covered bicycle storage for 80 bikes within the paid waiting area. Bike racks and/or bike parking is available near the Sausalito and Tiburon ferry landings. Bikes must be walked on and off the boat and bike riding is NOT permitted inside the terminal area. 

The following exceptions apply:

  • Maximum bicycle capacities noted below can vary by vessel class and operating conditions including passenger loads.
  • Electric scooters and bikes are allowed on Golden Gate Ferry vessels, but they must be powered off and the handle retracted for easy storage. 
  • Charging of e-bikes, scooters, or any other electric mobility device is prohibited on-board a Golden Gate Ferry vessel. 
  • Folding bikes are permitted. They must be stowed under a seat or in another location deemed safe by onboard crew and are not allowed to be stowed using the bike racks reserved for regular, non-folding bicycles. They should be stowed in an appropriate carry-on bag.
  • Bay Wheels/Lyft bikes are not allowed on Golden Gate Ferry.

Sausalito Ferry: A Spaulding class vessel with a capacity of up to 750 passengers provides service on this route and can accommodate bicycles. NOTE: There's a high volume of bicycles in Sausalito during the summer and other busy months, bicycles are boarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Larkspur Ferry: High-speed catamaran class vessels provide service on weekdays and a high-capacity Spaulding class vessel or a high-speed catamaran is used on weekends. Catamarans can accommodate up to 30 bikes; Spaulding vessels can accommodate up to 100 bikes. There is secure bike storage inside the Larkspur Terminal paid waiting area for up to 80 bikes. Bike racks outside the waiting area can accommodate up to 60 bikes.

Tiburon Ferry: Vessel assignment on this route varies, with accommodation for up to 30 bicycles.

High-speed catamaran, M.V. Del Norte
High-capacity Spaulding, M.S. Marin
Top of Page