Ground Transportation from the Airport
The ground transportation system at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) consists of taxi, shuttle bus, limousine, and van operations. An average taxi fare from the airport to downtown ranges from $47 to $67. For more information on airport transportation options, visit the San Francisco International Airport website.
SuperShuttle is offering 10% off airport rides at:
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
- Oakland International Airport (OAK)
- Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC)
To receive the NSTA discount, To receive the NSTA discount, click here (discount code is JMGSK). For a complete list of airports served, visit http://www.supershuttle.com/locations.
Be Green and Save Money! BART Advance Purchase Voucher
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) offers a quick, easy, inexpensive, and green way to get from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to the NSTA hotels and the Moscone Center West (Powell Street station). Trains depart from SFO 3-4 times per hour for the ½ hour ride to San Francisco.
Get a BART roundtrip voucher for $21 and you’ll save substantially over the cost of a shuttle or taxi. Advance purchase is required and it’s easy to get. Just Click here to purchase your BART ticket voucher. After making your online reservation, just print the voucher, take it with you, and exchange it for a BART ticket at the SFO voucher/information desk (see directions below, or on your printed voucher). It’s that easy.
The BART station and the Voucher Exchange desk are located in the SFO International Terminal-G. To get there, take the SFO AirTrain Blue Line from terminals 1, 2, or 3 to the Terminal-G stop. Exit the AirTrain, turn right, and go down the escalator to the Voucher BART Exchange/Information desk at the bottom of the escalator.
Passengers arriving at the International terminal should turn right upon leaving customs and follow the signs to the escalator up to the departure level. Follow the sign at the top of the escalator to the Voucher Exchange/Information Desk to pick up your ticket before you go to the station. The BART station entrance is just beyond the Information Desk.
FACT: Taking BART keeps 22 lbs. of emission per passenger out of the air.
Getting Around Town
San Francisco provides plenty of opportunities for visitors to stroll and take in the sights. And, if you want to stay on the move, hop aboard a cable car. There is also BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), an extensive network of buses and regional rail lines throughout the city and the surrounding region. For more information, visit the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Adjacent to Moscone Center West, the Fifth & Mission Parking Garage is located on 833 Mission Street (between Fourth and Fifth streets). For directions and details about parking options near the Moscone Center, visit the Moscone Center website. To view a parking map, click here. You can also contact your hotel for information on guest parking.