Getting Around San Francisco

San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority streetcars are one form of transportation in San Francisco near the Moscone Center. Visitors can take the F line from Castro Street or Fisherman's Wharf. This Muni streetcar stops on Market Street approximately two blocks from the Moscone Center. Passengers who arrive in San Francisco by ferry can take this streetcar from the ferry terminal to the center.

Travelers can also reach the Moscone Center by taking Muni cable cars. The Powell-Mason and Powell-Hyde routes stop on Market Street approximately half a mile from the center. Both routes travel between Market Street and Fisherman's Wharf. The Powell-Hyde route terminates near Ghirardelli Square.

A few city bus routes stop near the Moscone Center. Travelers looking for buses that go right past the center should take Routes 8X, 30, 45 or 76. Passengers can catch Route 30 and Route 45 at the San Francisco Caltrain station. Route 12 stops a block from the center on Harrison Street. Route 10 stops a block away from the center on Second Street. Routes 5, 9, 21 and 71 stop on Market Street two blocks from the center. These routes also stop within a few blocks of The Embarcadero.

Buses operated by SamTrans will take travelers close to the Moscone Center. Route KX takes passengers north from Stanford to San Francisco. It stops on Mission Street a block away from the center. Routes 292 and 391also stop at this location. Route 292 travels from San Mateo to San Francisco. Travelers can take Route 391 north from Redwood City to San Francisco.

Golden Gate Transit is another bus company that operates bus routes close to the center. Travelers coming from other cities in Northern California may find these buses convenient. Route 10 stops in Sausalito on the way to San Francisco. Route 70 starts in Novato. Routes 80, 101 and 101X will take travelers from Santa Rosa to San Francisco. Route 101X only operates on weekdays.

Two Bay Area Rapid Transit train stations are on Market Street within half a mile of the center. One is the Montgomery Street Station, and the other is the Powell Street Station. Four BART lines stop at these stations. The Pittsburg/Bay Point line stops at San Francisco International Airport. The other lines will take passengers to Fremont, Daly City, Pleasanton, or Richmond.