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The Flyer and 7D Experience Tickets

Updated: September 30, 2023
 By Britt

This post explains how you can get discount tickets to The Flyer/7D Experience at Pier 39. We include information on coupons, deals, and how to save money by buying combination tickets.


The Flyer

Located on Pier 39, the Flyer is a 28-seat theater that uses the latest multi-sensory technology to take you on a simulated aerial tour of San Francisco.

With a massive screen, motion seats, and other special effects, this 20-minute ‘flight’ takes you over San Francisco’s iconic skyline, past Coit Tower and the Golden Gate Bridge.

You’ll zip through San Fran’s famous Chinatown, wind your way down curvy Lombard Street and soar through the majestic Redwood National Forest.

This engaging experience is especially good for kids and families. 

7D Experience

Also at Pier 39, you can also take the 7D Experience, a virtual roller coaster that takes you on a night journey where you use play guns to battle werewolves, zombies, and evil robots. 

If you take both rides with a combo ticket, you can save quite a bit of money for double the fun.

For other rides and attractions near both these rides, see our post about Pier 39 on Fisherman’s Wharf.


Hours: Daily 10 am to 9 pm


Flyer only:

  • $14 per person
  • Re-ride for $7
  • Tickets

7D Experience only

  • $14 per person
  • Re-ride for $7
  • Tickets


Before you pay full price, consider some of the options below that could save you money on entry to both attractions.

Tourist Passes

Tourist attraction discount passes save you money (up to 55% off) by bundling tickets to several attractions into one pass that includes discounts on the included attractions as well as tours.

These passes also save you time because you will be able to skip the ticket line at most places.

Tickets to the Flyer and the 7D Experience are included in most tourist pass options tourist passes. 

There are several different San Francisco passes to choose from. 

Our post comparing San Francisco's tourist passes has in-depth information to help you see if a pass is right for you.

Other Discounts and Coupons

Check Groupon for deals on both The Flyer and the 7D Experience.  

Pier 39 Fun Pack - This free coupon gets you discounts to the 7D Experience as well as some of the shops, restaurants, and attractions, as well as one free hour of validated parking.

Smart Save - 20% off guaranteed. One voucher is valid for up to 6 people. Print or show voucher on your smart device.


The Flyer and 7D Experience are located at Pier 39 by Fisherman's Wharf.

Use this Google link to get exact directions to Pier 39 whether traveling by public transport, car, bike or foot.

Public Transportation


If you travel by car, there is visitor parking in the Pier 39 garage, located directly across the street from Pier 39’s entrance plaza. The cost is $9 per hour. You can find more information on their website.

For additional information on what to do in San Francisco:

About The Author


Britt is a San Francisco Bay Area native, and has spent 25 years in this magical city. He has traveled to over 30 countries, and has never found a place he loves as much as this one! If you come to San Francisco, you might join one of Britt's tours of the city. A graduate of the University of Maryland and University of Southern California, he has been leading tours for Free Tours by Foot since 2015.
Updated: September 30th, 2023
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