San Francisco is one of the country’s most accessible and bustling metropolises. The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is located just 15 miles from the Institute venue at the Marriott Marquis San Francisco, and is the most common choice for travelers. Oakland International Airport (OAK) is a smaller nearby alternative, 20 miles from the conference location.
A taxi to/from San Francisco International Airport and the Marriott Marquis will cost approximately $50 per trip, and ranges from 30–40 minutes. The trip to/from Oakland International Airport will cost around $60, and ranges from 35–50 minutes.
NAEYC has arranged for SuperShuttle to provide discounted shared-ride van service to and from the San Francisco International Airport to the Marriott Marquis San Francisco. To receive the 10% discount on service, you must make your reservation online at http://groups.supershuttle.com/sftravelportal.html. One-way service to/from San Francisco International Airport and the Marriott Marquis San Francisco is $15.30; round-trip service is $30.60.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) operates lines across the city, including a direct route between San Francisco International Airport or Oakland International Airport and downtown San Francisco.
From SFO, go green and catch the Pittsburg/Bay Point (Yellow) line from SFO to the Powell Street stop for a 30-minute direct ride that will save 8.5 pounds of CO2 emissions per passenger. It’ll save you some green too, at $8.95 per ticket!
- From OAK, you’ll catch the Airport/Coliseum (Tan) line, where you’ll transfer at the Coliseum to catch the Fremont/Daly City OR Dublin-Pleasanton/Daly City line to the Powell Street stop. This route takes approximately 40 minutes and costs $10.20 per ticket.