The current base toll is $4, charged in the westbound direction. Toll goes up during rush hours to $6. Toll on weekend is $5. Carpool vehicles with 3 or more persons can cross the bridge for $2.50 on weekdays between 5am - 10am and 3pm - 7pm. FasTrak is accepted for payment.
Bikes and pedestrians
The West span of bridge is closed to pedestrian and bicycle traffic. However, transit links are available for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel across the Bay. In addition, Caltrans Bay Bridge Bicycle Shuttle carries bicyclists and their bikes over the Bay Bridge during weekday commute hours.
The East span has a bike/ped path that link with Yerba Buena Island from Oakland. On weekends and holidays, shuttle is available from the path landing on Yerba Buena Island to Treasure Island, where riders can continue to San Francisco on Muni.
Over the bridge
AC Transit provides 24-hour bus connections between Downtown San Francisco and various points in the East Bay. All AC Transit buses can carry bicycles.
B Trestle Glen: Oakland - San Francisco
C Moraga Avenue: Piedmont (Highland Ave and Highland Way) - San Francisco
CB Broadway Terrace: Oakland - San Francisco
E Claremont: Oakland (Caldecott Lane and Parkwood Apts) - San Francisco
F Adeline: Downtown Berkeley (Hearst and Shattuck) - San Francisco
FS North Berkeley: Berkeley (Solano and Colusa) - San Francisco
G Solano: El Cerrito (Potrero and Richmond) - San Francisco
H Richmond (Barrett and San Pablo) - San Francisco via Arlington
J Sacramento: Berkeley (Sacramento and University) - San Francisco
L Pierce: San Pablo (Princeton Plaza) - San Francisco
LA Hilltop: Richmond (Park Central and Hilltop) - San Francisco
LC Evening: San Francisco - San Pablo, Hilltop
NL MacArthur Limited: Eastmont Transit Center - San Francisco
NX Morning: Oakland (Seminary and MacArthur) - San Francisco
NX1 Afternoon: San Francisco (Transbay Terminal) - Oakland (Fruitvale and MacArthur)
NX2 Afternoon: San Francisco (Transbay Terminal) - Oakland (High and MacArthur)
NX3 Eastmont: San Leandro (Marlow and Foothill) - San Francisco
NX4 Castro Valley Park & Ride - San Francisco
NXC Evening: San Francisco - Castro Valley Park & Ride
O Santa Clara: Fruitvale BART - San Francisco via Alameda
OX East Alameda: Bay Farm Island - San Francisco
P Oakland Avenue: Piedmont - San Francisco
S Hayward (Eden Shores Park) - San Francisco
SB Newark (Cedar and Stevenson) - San Francisco
V Park Blvd: Oakland (College and Broadway) - San Francisco via Montclair
W Otis: Alameda (Broadway and Blanding) - San Francisco
Z 6th Street: San Francisco - Albany (Buchanan and Pierce)
800 All-Nighter: San Francisco - Richmond Station
Caltrans Bay Bridge Bicycle Shuttle MacArthur Station - Transbay Terminal
WestCAT Lynx Hercules - San Francisco Transbay Terminal
- BART provides frequent train service between San Francisco and the East Bay through the Transbay Tube. BART permits bicycles on board except on designated trains during weekday peak hours.
- San Francisco Bay Ferry
Unlike regular carpools, casual carpools are done without prior arrangements. Commuters looking for rides go to one of many pick up spots waiting for drivers picking them up. There are many pick up spots in the East Bay. There's also a designated pick up spot at the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco.
Drivers pick up riders so they can gain access to carpool lanes and pay a lower bridge toll from the East Bay(used to be free). There's no consensus as to whether riders should pay the drivers to cover the bridge toll. Some drivers accept money and others do not.