488 from the Bay Side to the tower and up to the too observation area.
Do filbert steps lead to Coit Tower?
The Filbert Street Steps are a famous set of stairways that lead you from the waterfront up to Coit Tower. They start just two blocks in from the Embarcadero on Sansome Street. These stairs are popular as it’s a great way to get your heart pumping as you get to one of SF’s top attractions.
How long does it take to climb the Filbert steps?
Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 25 min to complete. This is a popular trail for birding, hiking, and running, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day.
How many steps are there to the top of Coit Tower?
There are 209 steps in the lower section and 178 in the top half that reaches Coit Tower. This second section has a more natural feel under a forest-like canopy and with pretty red brick steps and landing. It also has more switch-backs along the top half.