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Location and Transportation

Location and Driving Directions

The Fort Mason Center is located in San Francisco's Marina District, on the San Francisco Bay, between Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge. You will find the entrance at the intersection of Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street. Here is a map from Google., and here is a map from Mapquest. You should be able to get driving directions from either one. Fort Mason also has a directions hotline on (415) 441-3400.

You can access Fort Mason's parking by turning sharp right into the Center itself after entering from the intersection with Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, or else by making a left to park along the Marina Green. Visitors using the Center can enter the parking lot at any time. Reckon on $1 per hour up to a maximum of $7 ($8 at weekends). No overnight parking is allowed. A cashier is on hand between 8 am and midnight. The automated exit gates accept credit and debit cards (and passes) which can be used after hours.

Public Transit

Comprehensive transportation information for the entire Bay Area is available from the website, or else by calling 511 from within the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma.

MUNI (San Francisco Municipal Transit) oversees all bus, bike, cable, streetcar, parking, pedestrian and taxi concerns as well as the San Francisco streetscaping. The nearest Muni Lines to Fort Mason are the 10 Townsend, 20 Columbus, 22 Fillmore, 28 - 19th Avenue, 30 Stockton, 47 Van Ness and 49 Van Ness/Mission. Further details from the MUNI site; by calling (415) 673-6864 from outside San Francisco; or by calling 311 if within the City. You can call the MUNI hotline and tell the operator where you are, and where you want to go. You will then be given directions on public transport that get you to within one block, in general, of where you want to be.

AC Transit (bus service East Bay - Berkeley, Oakland, Richmond, other cities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties via Bay Bridge)

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit, East Bay (including fast and convenient travel to/from SFO and OAK airports)

Caltrain (Daily trains to & from San Jose, with weekday commute hour service to Gilroy; weekday shuttle bus to Financial District during peak commute periods; connects with Muni Metro (light rail))

Central Contra Costa Transit Authority County Connection Service (central Contra Costa County, Orinda to Clayton, Martinez to San Ramon, covering seven BART stations)

Golden Gate Transit (daily bus service to Marin County/Sausalito, Sonoma, out to Santa Rosa)


The three largest taxi services in San Francisco are: Yellow Cabs (415) 333-3333; Desoto Cabs; (415) 970-1300 and City Wide Dispatch (which also offers a well-known on-line ordering service) (415) 920-0700 -- but you can find several other cab companies here.

Nearby Airports

Oakland Airport

San Jose Airport

San Francisco Airport

Airport Shuttles

Bay Area Airports Transportation

San Francisco Airports Shuttles


Airport Express

American Airporter Shuttle

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)

Lorrie's Airport Service

Pure Luxury Transportation Services


Water-borne cruises and adventures

Adventure Cat Sailing Charters (Fisherman's Wharf)

Bay Adventures (Marin County/Sausalito)

Bay Breeze Charters (Marin County/Sausalito)

Blue & Gold Fleet (Fisherman's Wharf)

Cass' Rental Marina (Marin County/Sausalito)

Commodore Cruises & Events (East Bay)

Empress Events (Marin County/Sausalito)

San Francisco Sailing Company (Fisherman's Wharf)

Hornblower Cruises & Events (Embarcadero)

Just Dreaming Yacht (Marina)

Mission Creek Sail Tours

Rendezvous Charters (South Beach)

Signature Hospitality Group (San Francisco)

Stow Lake Boat House (Golden Gate Park)

Yacht Connections (San Freancisco)





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