How to get to Alcatraz Island from San Francisco?
To get to Alcatraz Island you need to go to Pier 33 Ferry Building or Fisherman's Wharf, where you will find Ferry Services that take you to the Island. Touring the island will be at your own pace. There is no formal tour but an audio tour is available for the cell house portion of your visit. This award winning audio tour is available in many languages including English, Spanish, Japanese, French, Italian, German, Dutch and Mandarin and can be purchased upon your arrival on the island or with your ferry ticket.