Connecting San Francisco and Oakland, is one of the area's landmarks and one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. With its two double-deck spans, the total length of the bridge is 7.18 km (4.46 mi). The west span connects San Francisco and Yerba Buena Island, while the east span connects the island with Oakland. The west span went through a substantial seismic retrofit project, and the whole east span had to be replaced. The current east span is among the widest bridges on earth. The bridge provides excellent views of the city skyline. This is a toll bridge, and the fee depends on the day of the week and time of day. Put San Francisco Bay Bridge and other San Francisco attractions into our San Francisco trip maker app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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Took this bridge to go to Napa - plan your timing to avoid long delays in high traffic times. Rush hour can easily add 90 minutes to your trip. more »
Not nearly as famous as its nearby counterpart the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge is still pretty cool. It was built a year earlier than the GG Bridge and has a nice design, even if a boring color... more »
A must visit place for sightseeing. After Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge is an icon of San Francisco. In other words if you haven’t seen this place then you haven’t seen San Francisco. The view was spectacular. The drive was smooth. The weather added to the beauty of this place. Overall a very good experience.
We live in Marin County just over the Golden Gate Bridge and just had to write a review. I've lived in many parts of the U.S. and lived/worked in the Middle East. Seeing the views from this bridge on any day has never been a disappointment. Though on a clear day, it's amazing with an incredible history. May of our friends biked from the city, over the bridge, through Sausalito, then along the water in Tiburon to get the ferry back to the city. They loved it.
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