Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco (Region IX) Training Facility
Contact: Mark Gerhard, 415-486-5620
US Department of Education/FSA
50 United Nations Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94102
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From the South Bay:

  • Take Highway 101 north to San Francisco.
  • Take the Mission Street exit.
  • Merge onto South Van Ness Avenue.
  • South Van Ness becomes Van Ness Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Golden Gate Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Hyde Street.
  • 50 United Nations Plaza is on your left.

From the East Bay:

  • Take the Bay Bridge (I-80) to San Francisco.
  • Merge onto Highway 101 north.
  • Take the Mission Street exit.
  • Merge onto South Van Ness Avenue.
  • South Van Ness becomes Van Ness Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Golden Gate Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Hyde Street.
  • 50 United Nations Plaza is on your left.

From the North Bay:

  • Take Highway 101 south across the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Follow 101 south onto Lombard Street.
  • Turn right onto Van Ness Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Golden Gate Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Hyde Street.
  • 50 United Nations Plaza is on your left.

Traffic Information: traffic.511.org
There are often road construction delays in the area. Check traffic.511.org for updated information.

Parking in the Civic Center:

Civic Center Garage—355 McAllister, San Francisco, CA 94102

San Francisco public parking garages: www.sfmta.com


BART serves the San Francisco Bay Area and MUNI serves the city of San Francisco. Within San Francisco, BART and MUNI share underground stations.

BART & MUNI Underground
The BART and MUNI United Nations Plaza station is at the corner of Market Street and 8th Street/Hyde Street. More information: www.bart.gov.

MUNI Busses & Streetcars
Busses and streetcars are readily available along Market Street. The F streetcar route is from Fisherman's Wharf to the Castro District along The Embarcadero and Market Street. For more information, go to www.sfmta.com. Historic streetcars from the US and other countries run regular service up and down Market Street.


San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
www.flysfo.com
SFO is about 15 miles south of San Francisco. BART has a station in the International Terminal with trains running approximately every 20 minutes (www.bart.gov). BART has multiple stations on Market Street convenient to most of the large San Francisco hotels.

Oakland International Airport (OAK)
www.oaklandairport.com
OAK is about 20 miles from San Francisco. Public transportation is available with a BART spur line from the Coliseum/Oakland BART station (www.bart.gov). BART has multiple stations on Market Street convenient to most of the large San Francisco hotels.

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
www.sjc.org
SJC is about 46 miles south of San Francisco. There are no direct public transportation options to San Francisco.

Local Hotels:

  • Hyatt Regency
    5 Embarcadero Center
    Financial District
    415-788-1234
  • Hilton San Francisco Financial District
    750 Kearny Street
    Financial District
    415-433-6600
  • Hotel Vitale
    8 Mission Street
    Financial District
    415-278-3700
  • The Palace Hotel
    2 New Montgomery Street
    Financial District
    415-512-1111
  • Grand Hyatt San Francisco
    345 Stockton Street
    Union Square
    415-398-1234

Important Note:

Due to the large number of participant requests for lodging information, we are offering the names and phone numbers of local hotel and motel sites to assist you in making your travel arrangements while staying in the San Francisco area. Our listings are not all-inclusive, and no endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education is implied.

For additional resources you may also wish to check the following links:

Only In San Francisco - official visitors site for San Francisco www.onlyinsanfrancisco.com

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