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Golden Gate Ferry and the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) are pleased to offer several promotional fare choices for riders in 2020!
Both new fare options - Sail & Rail and a Weekender Pass - are available to non-commute riders. Read more below.
Sail & Rail
Traveling between Sonoma, Marin, and San Francisco just got easier. For a flat rate of $12, riders can purchase a one-way combo ticket for travel on Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry and the SMART train. The discounted ticket is available for use during the following times only:
- Weekdays when traveling south on ferry departures AFTER 8:20 a.m.
- Weekdays when traveling north on ferry departures BEFORE 3:30 p.m.
- Weekends & holidays at any time
The Sail & Rail ticket is only available through the SMART mobile payment app. Download the app for free at the Apple Store or Google Play store.
Your mobile ticket must be activated before boarding the train or ferry, and your activated ticket must be presented to train or ferry staff upon request. Tickets are valid for 4 ½ hours after activation. Non-activated tickets are valid for 90 days after purchase.
|SMART mobile app screen
The Weekender Pass celebrates the opening of SMART's Larkspur Station and is valid on weekends and holidays only during January and February 2020.
The ticket is good for a free northbound train trip (from the Larkspur Station) if transferring from a ferry or a free southbound ferry ride (from Larkspur to San Francisco) if transferring from the train. Speak with ferry terminal staff after arriving in Larkspur to get a Weekender Pass for your free train ride northbound.
Transferring between Larkspur Ferry & SMART
When transferring between Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry and the SMART Larkspur station, please refer to the map below for the preferred walking route. Click the map for a larger image.