San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
SFO is the largest airport in the Bay Area, and the closest to the conference venue, located about 14 miles south of San Francisco.
Transportation from SFO to Conference Venue:
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
The Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFIA/Millbrae line runs every 15-20 minutes, between SFO and Embarcadero. There is a BART station located inside the airport. It is a short walk from United Airlines Terminal 3, and about 5 minutes away via AirTrain from Domestic Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Exit at Embarcadero station. Hotel is located directly outside the station. Tickets can be purchased at the station, at the price of $8.65 each way. Travel time between airport and Hyatt Regency is approximately 45 minutes.
BART Operating Hours:
Mon to Fri: 4:23a.m. - 12:26a.m.
Saturday: 6:00a.m. - 12:26a.m.
Sunday: 8:00a.m. - 12:26a.m.
For more information, visit: https://www.bart.gov/
Super Shuttle Van Service
This is the largest airport transfer shuttle service in San Francisco. It operates 24 hours/seven days a week. Door-to-door service is provided between San Francisco and the SFO Airport. From the Airport, go to the arrivals level and look for the blue and yellow van. Price is $17 one way per person. For more information and reservations, visit: http://supershuttle.rideflyreservations.com/
San Francisco Lorries Shuttle
Operates 4:00a.m. - 11:30p.m., seven days a week. Provides door-to-door service between SFO Airport and Hyatt. Price is $17 per person, each way. At the airport, look for the White and Green Vans with lettering that says Go Lorrie's at the shuttle pickup area in the arrivals level. Reservations can be made online via Hyatt's website: http://gosfovan.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=HYATTREG&LOGON=GO
Taxis are located in the arrivals level. Estimated cost to Hyatt Regency is $40 - $45. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes.
San Jose International Airport (SJC)
San Jose Airport is much smaller compared to San Francisco, with fewer options for people flying internationally.
Transportation from SJC to Conference Venue:
Caltrain runs about twice an hour between San Jose Diridon station and San Francisco 4th and King stop. From the airport, take a taxi to Diridon Station, or Santa Clara Station (note that from Santa Clara, the train runs every hour). Take Caltrain all the way to the last stop in San Francisco, on 4th and King. The station is a 10 minutes taxi ride to Hyatt Regency. Taxis are located outside of the Caltrain station. Caltrain tickets can be purchased at the station. Overall estimated travel time is 2.5 hours, and estimated price is $30.
Caltrain Operating Hours:
Mon to Fri: 4:30a.m. - 10:30p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 7:00a.m. - 10:30p.m.
For more information, visit: http://www.caltrain.com/
* Public transportation options from SJC to San Francisco are limited and inconvenient, thus not recommended.
Super Shuttle Van Service
Super shuttle provides door-to-door transportation from San Jose Airport to San Francisco. It operates 24 hours/seven days a week. Price is $105. Travel time is about 1 hour, and may vary depending on traffic. For more information and reservations, visit: http://supershuttle.rideflyreservations.com
San Francisco Local Transportation
Multiple MUNI lines provide convenient transportation from/to Embarcadero, Downtown, Hayes Valley, Haight Ashbury, Castro, and Golden Gate Park.
MUNI Operating Hours:
Mon to Fri: 5:00a.m. - 12:15a.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 6:00a.m. - 12:15a.m.
There are three cable car lines that provide transportation around Downtown, Nob Hill, Russian Hill, and Fisherman's Wharf. A cable car stop is located at the intersection of Market & Drumm Street, right next to Hyatt hotel. Tickets can be purchased in cash, for the amount of $7, as you board.
Operating Hours: 7 days a week, 6:00a.m. - 12:30a.m.
San Francisco is a very compact city. Many tourist attractions and dining options are a 5-10 minute drive away from the conference venue.
Uber and Lyft have been offering a great and conveniently priced service for local transportation in San Francisco, and they are highly recommended if you have internet access on your mobile phone. Payment options are Credit Card and PayPal.
Bay Area Transportation
Public Transit options outside of San Francisco are limited. If interested in exploring the Bay Area, we recommend renting a car at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Avis/Budget Rental Car
Located on the street level in Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Mon-Fri 7:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.
Sat 8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Sun 8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Please note this location does accept Drop-Off Cars. There is a $15 after hour return fee for hotel guests ($25 for non-hotel guests).
If you are driving yourself from the Bay Area to the conference venue, we do not recommend street parking around the hotel due to the tight enforcement regulations. We advise you consider the following options.
Embarcadero Center Parking
Parking is available at the Embarcadero Center, one block from the venue. Daily rate is $34, from 5:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Evening rate is $3/hour, after 5:00p.m. For more information, visit: http://embarcaderocenter.com/location/parking