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San Francisco Go Car Tour – tickets, prices, discounts, what to expect

What could possibly be a better way to see San Francisco than in a Go Car?

Ride a GoCar all over San Francisco as it navigates for you and provides a guided tour. 

Take as long as you like to explore the city with a storytelling car as your guide.

This article covers everything you must know before booking tickets for the Go Car San Francisco tour.

What to expect on San Francisco Go Car Tour?

Drive around San Francisco’s stunning Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street in a GPS-guided, talking GoCar that will serve as your tour guide. 

GoCar enables you to explore San Francisco’s splendor at your own pace and go to areas that tour buses can’t.

Go off the beaten path through San Francisco’s iconic parks on your way.

Snap amazing photos along the Pacific Ocean and see the Golden Gate Bridge up close from above and below. 

You can even park and stroll along the span of the bridge if you choose.

On the way back, explore the boutique shopping districts of Chestnut and Union Street, then fill the trunk with the latest fashions or stop for a bite to eat. 

Finish your tour by winding your way up Russian Hill to take an exhilarating ride down notoriously crooked Lombard Street.

An appropriate driving orientation and safety briefing, along with all the safety gear, will be supplied to you.

Tour Cost
Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard GoCar Tour US$172 for 2
3-Hour Early Bird GoCar Tour US$172 for 2
49-Mile GoCar Special tour US$156 for 2

Where to book tickets

Tickets for San Francisco Go Car Tour are available online and at the tour agency office

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the attraction.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the ticket counters. 

Because Go Car Tours sell limited tickets, they may sell out during peak days.

Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

How do online tickets work

Visit the ticket booking page for San Francisco Go Car Tour, select the preferred date, time slot, and number of tickets, and buy the tickets immediately.

Once you purchase tickets, they get delivered to your email address.

There is no need to get printouts of the ticket. 

Show the e-ticket on your smartphone at the entrance and walk in. Please carry a valid ID with you.

Cost of Go Car San Francisco tickets

Tickets for Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard GoCar Tour  and 3-Hour Early Bird GoCar Tour for visitors of all ages are priced US$172 for two people.

Tickets for all ages for the 49-Mile GoCar Special tour are priced at US$311 for two people.

San Francisco Go Car Tour tickets

Jump into a GoCar and get ready to discover the famous sites and streets of San Francisco. 

A range of options is available for you to pick from.

An instructor will be available throughout the tour.

The audio guide included in the ticket is available in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian.

A brief driving and safety orientation will be provided to you.

All safety gear will be supplied on the tour.


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Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard GoCar Tour tickets

Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard GoCar Tour tickets
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Zip around in a GPS-guided, talking GoCar, taking you on an exciting loop of San Francisco’s breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street. 

GoCar allows you to experience the beauty of San Francisco and visit places at your own pace.

Explore the iconic Fisherman’s Wharf and get a glimpse of Fort Mason and the Presidio.

View the Marina District and Crissy Field and wind your way down famous Lombard Street.

See the Golden Gate Bridge and other amazing attractions as you ride ahead!

Ticket Price: US$172 for up to two guests

3-Hour Early Bird GoCar Tour tickets

3-Hour Early Bird GoCar Tour tickets
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The early bird special is a unique offer for those willing to wake up before the crowds begin to assemble. 

Start your tour at Fisherman’s Wharf packed with adventure. 

Your GoCar allows you to choose your route – follow one of the provided maps or make your itinerary as the GPS-driven tour guide follows your path and keeps pace.

Ticket Price: US$172 for up to two guests

49 Mile GoCar Special tickets

49 Mile GoCar Special tickets
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Jump into a GPS-guided GoCar for a full-day tour of San Francisco. 

Major tour highlights: 

– Pass by Fisherman’s Wharf, the Marina District, and Crissy Field.

– See the Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point.

– Admire the Presidio and the Legion of Honor.

– Cruise by the Cliff House and Ocean Beach.

– Roam through Golden Gate Park, Haight-Ashbury, and Alamo Square.

– View the Palace of Fine Arts and Russian Hill.

– Get a glimpse of Coit Tower and North Beach.

– Explore Chinatown, Downtown, Union Square, Lombard Street. and the Financial District.

– Drive down the Embarcadero and past Pier 39.

Ticket Price: US$311 for up to two guests

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From where do SF Go Car Tours start

From where do SF Go Car Tours start
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The Go Car tours in San Francisco starts in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf. 

Address: 431 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States. Get Directions 

The most convenient way to reach Go Car Tour San Francisco is by public transport and car. 

By Transit (bus and train)

Jones St & Beach St is the nearest transit stop to Go Car Tour, San Francisco, only 1 minute’s walk away.

By Bus

North Point St & Jones St is the nearest bus stop, only 3 minutes walk away. 

By car

If you’re coming by car, turn on your Google Maps and get started!

Fishermans’ Wharf Parking is the nearest parking lot to San Francisco Go Car tour, at 1 minute’s walking distance.

San Francisco Go Car Tour timings

You can experience the Go Car GPS tour of San Francisco any day of the week.

From Monday to Friday, the car rides are available from 10 am to 5 pm, while on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9 am to 5 pm.

How long does Go Car Tour take

The San Francisco Go Car tour usually takes two hours to complete. 

However, if you choose to take an early bird tour, you will get a three-hour tour at the price of a two-hour tour.

You can also opt for a full-day go-car tour at an extra cost.

Best time to go for San Francisco Go Car Tour

Best time to go for San Francisco Go Car Tour
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The best time to experience the Go Car Tour in San Francisco is as soon as it starts at 10 am.

If you take the tour later in the afternoon or after, the streets might get crowded, and you won’t be able to explore conveniently.

Early in the morning, the sites are not crowded, so you will get a picture-perfect view.

Frequently Asked Questions about Go Car Tours San Francisco

Where can I book tickets for the San Francisco Go Go Car Tour?

You can surf the ticketing options and buy your tickets online for a preferred tour option.

Do I need to bring my Driver’s license for GoCar Tours of San Francisco?

Yes, you must bring your Driver’s license, Credit card, and ID card (copy accepted) for the tour.

What is the minimum age for GoCar Tours of San Francisco?

You must be 21 years or older to take the GoCar ride. 

Can Children ride in a GoCar?

Children aged 7 years and above can go for San Francisco’s GoCar Tours. The cars do not have booster seats for small children.

Do we also have to pay some security deposit for the SF GO GO Car tour?

On the day of rental, a US $500 security deposit will be held on your credit card until the GoCar is returned. 

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Edited by Rekha Rajan & fact checked by Jamshed V Rajan

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