26th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (San Francisco, CA, USA - May 22-25, 2014)

Getting to the APS Convention

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

333 O’Farrell Street

San Francisco, CA, 94102

USA
1-415-771-1400

 

Please see our hotel page to make reservations.

Plan Your Trip

Visiting San Francisco
Visitors information is available through the San Francisco Travel Guide at http://www.sanfrancisco.travel

 

Traveling From Outside of the U.S.
Information for attendees coming from outside of the U.S. can be found in the following places:

 

U.S. Department of State: http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/visiting-the-usa.shtm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection: http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/
U.S. Transportation and Security Administration: http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/index.shtm

 

 

BART System

The Powell Street Station on the BART is the closet station to the hotel. http://www.bart.gov/

 

 

Driving Directions

 

From San Francisco International Airport (SFO):

Distance from hotel: 14 miles

Drive time: 30 minutes

Directions: Take Highway 101 North and exit at 7th Street. Turn right on Folsom Street, then left on 5th Street. Turn left onto Ellis Street past Mason St. Garage entrance is on Ellis Street.

 

Please see the airport’s transportation page for more information on public transportation from San Francisco International Airport.

 

 

From Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK):

Distance from hotel: 20 miles

Drive time: 40 minutes

Directions: Take Highway 880 North. Take Exit 46* / 80W towards San Francisco/Bay Bridge. Exit at 5th Street in San Francisco. Continue right at Cyril Magnin then left on Ellis St. Hotel garage is 1 block ahead between Mason & Taylor Streets.

 

Please see the airport’s transportation page for more information on public transportation from Metropolitan Oakland International.

 

 

From San Jose International Airport (SJC):

Distance from hotel: 50 miles

Drive time: 1 hour

Directions: Take Highway 101 North and exit at 7th Street. Turn right onto Folsom, then left onto 5th Street. Left onto Ellis and follow past Mason St. Garage entrance is on Ellis.

 

Please see the airport’s transportation page for more information on public transportation from San Jose International Airport.

 

 

Local Taxis from the Airports

Taxis will cost approximately $40.00 from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), $60 from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), and $150 from San Jose International Airport (SJC).

 

 

By Rental Car

Rental car companies operating at or near San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, and San Jose International Airport:

 

Alamo

AvisBudget

Dollar

Enterprise

Hertz

NationalThrifty

 

Parking

On-site parking is available at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Valet parking is $59.28 per night and includes in and out privileges. Self parking is available for $19 hourly or for $53.58 per night with in and out privileges.