240 Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123

Directions

Address:
240 Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone:
1 (415) 771-7277

Google Map

GPS Coordinates: N 37 48.426, W 122 25.712


From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

By public transit
Take a BART train ($8.10) from the airport to the Montgomery station. (Trains run 4 a.m. to midnight on weekdays, 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays, and 8 a.m. to midnight on Sundays and holidays.) Walk up to street level and take MUNI bus #30 ($2, exact change) from Kearny/Market to Van Ness/North Point. Walk one block west on Bay Street to Franklin Street. Turn right into Fort Mason and follow the HOSTEL signs to the left of the chapel and towards the water to the hostel.

By airport shuttle
Lorrie's Airport Service offers a discounted rate of $14 per person for door-to-door transportation. Click here to reserve a ride.

Other shuttle services are also available. Reservations are not required; look for a shuttle stop outside the baggage claim. Note that late-night or early morning service may be limited.

By taxi
There are usually plenty of private taxis available at the airport. Look for an official taxi stop outside the baggage claim. (Avoid any drivers who approach you outside of an official taxi stop.) A ride to the hostel will set you back about $55.


From Oakland International Airport (OAK)

By public transit
Take an AirBART shuttle bus ($3, exact change) from the airport to the Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART station. (Shuttles run Monday - Saturday from 5 a.m. - midnight, and on Sundays from 8 a.m. - midnight.) Take a BART train ($3.80) to the Montgomery station. Walk up to street level and take MUNI bus #30 ($2, exact change) from Kearny/Market to Van Ness/North Point. Walk one block west on Bay Street to Franklin Street. Turn right into Fort Mason and follow the HOSTEL signs to the left of the chapel and towards the water to the hostel.

By airport shuttle
Available shuttle services include BayPorter Express and SuperShuttle. Expect to pay around $26-$32 for one person ($15 for each additional person). Reservations are highly recommended, and in some cases required.

By taxi
Private taxis are sometimes available at the airport, but you may have a long wait, and some taxis are not licensed for service to San Francisco. A ride to the hostel will cost about $75.


From the Transbay/Greyhound bus terminal

By public transit
From the front (Mission Street) entrance of the terminal, walk 2 blocks west to 3rd Street. Take MUNI bus #30 ($2, exact change) to Van Ness/North Point.Walk one block west on Bay Street to Franklin Street. Turn right into Fort Mason and follow the HOSTEL signs to the left of the chapel and towards the water to the hostel.

By taxi
Private taxis are usually available around the Transbay/Greyhound terminal; a ride to the hostel costs about $20.


From the Caltrain/Megabus station

By public transit
Exit the station and cross 4th Street, to the corner of 4th and Townsend Street. Take MUNI bus #30 ($2, exact change) to Van Ness/North Point. Walk one block west on Bay Street to Franklin Street. Turn right into Fort Mason and follow the HOSTEL signs to the left of the chapel and towards the water to the hostel.

By taxi
Private taxis are usually available around the Caltrain station; a ride to the hostel costs about $25.


From the Amtrak train station

The nearest Amtrak train station is in Emeryville, but Amtrak offers connecting bus service to San Francisco. When you purchase your train ticket, select "San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf" as your final destination.

From the Fisherman's Wharf bus stop, walk 2 blocks west on Beach Street, then take MUNI bus #47 ($2, exact change) to the Van Ness/Bay stop.

Walk one block west on Bay Street to Franklin Street. Turn right into Fort Mason and follow the HOSTEL signs to the left of the chapel and towards the water to the hostel.


By car

From the North on Highway 101
Drive south across the Golden Gate Bridge. Hwy 101 South becomes Lombard Street. Turn left on Franklin Street. Enter Fort Mason at Bay and Franklin. Proceed to the stop sign, turn to the left of the church and go to the end of the road. The hostel is a long, white building at the end.

From the South on Highway 101
Follow signs on Hwy 101 North to the Golden Gate Bridge exit. Exit at Octavia Blvd. Turn right on Oak Street (a one-way street). Turn left on Franklin Street (a one-way street). Go all the way to the end of Franklin and enter Fort Mason at Franklin and Bay. Proceed to the stop sign, turn to the left of the church and go to the end of the road. The hostel is a long, white building at the end.

From the East Bay
Drive west across the Bay Bridge on Hwy 80 West. Follow signs for the Golden Gate Bridge and exit at Octavia Blvd. Turn right on Oak Street (a one-way street). Turn left on Franklin Street (a one-way street). Go all the way to the end of Franklin and enter Fort Mason at Franklin and Bay. Proceed to the stop sign, turn to the left of the church and go to the end of the road. The hostel is a long, white building at the end.