Traveling to the Convention Center

Airport:

Attendees traveling to San Francisco for the Annual Meeting will fly into the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), or the Oakland International Airport (OAK).

AAM is pleased to provide discounted airfare for our attendees who book in the official AAM hotel block. Visit our 2020 Housing Information page for instructions on how to book your hotel room.

Traveling from the San Francisco International Airport:

Shared Ride Vans:

Shared ride vans provide service between SFO and passenger-specified locations. Depending on the number of passengers, shared ride vans may make multiple stops. Passengers without prior reservations are required to check-in at the Shared Ride Van monitor located at the Arrivals Level information booth of each terminal prior to proceeding to the Shared Ride Van location.

Locations:

Domestic Terminals – pick-up on the Arrivals Level terminal center island.
International Terminal – pick-up on the Arrivals Level roadway center island.

Shuttle options: (estimated fare for all options is $17)

Airport Express (415) 775-5121
American Airporter Shuttle (415) 202-0733
GO Lorries Airport Shuttle (415) 334-9000
SuperShuttle (800) 258-3826

Taxicabs:

Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones located at the roadway center islands, on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level of all terminals. Uniformed taxi coordinators are stationed at the taxi zones from 7:00 a.m. to 2:15 a.m. to assist passengers with questions or concerns. Wheelchair accessible taxis are available. Please contact the taxi coordinator to request a wheelchair accessible taxi, or phone *1191 from any airport courtesy phone.

Rates & Charges:

Metered rates apply to all destinations. Destinations either 15 miles beyond the limits of the City and County of San Francisco or 15 miles beyond the boundaries of San Francisco International Airport are charged at 150% of the metered rate. A $4.00 exit surcharge is included in all San Francisco taxicab meter fares for rides originating from San Francisco International Airport.  The surcharge does not apply to rides dropping off at SFO.  By sharing a ride, up to 5 persons can ride for the price of 1 person.

Fares & Destinations:

Taxi drivers are required by Airport regulation to accept fares to all Bay Area destinations. Trips to the Moscone Center are estimated to be between $43.58 – 63.58.

Public Transportation:

BART offers a $21 BART SFO ticket voucher you can purchase in advance and redeem at the airport (8:30am – 10:30pm daily). BART also offers a discount up to 25% and mobile ticketing for group travel (two or more) to and from the airport. The BART to Airport app is available on the App Store and Google Play.

BART trains connect SFO with downtown San Francisco, downtown Oakland and many other Bay Area destinations. BART is the best way to avoid sitting in Bay Area traffic. Three to four trains per hour depart from the SFO International Terminal, and it’s just 30 minutes to downtown San Francisco. Plan your trip with the Trip Planner.

The BART station is located in the International Terminal, a short walk from Terminals 1 and 3.

You can also take the free SFO AirTrain from all terminals directly to the BART station. Follow the signs upstairs and board an AirTrain to the BART station.

Traveling to the Moscone Convention Center on BART trains will take between 15 – 45 minutes and is estimated to cost $8-$9.

Ride Share Services:

At the International Terminal, Ride App drivers pick up and drop off on the center island of the Departures-level roadway. App-Based Rides can also drop off on the Arrivals level curbside, and passengers are encouraged to request Arrivals-level drop-offs to avoid traffic on the Departures level during peak times.

At the Domestic Terminals, Ride App drivers pick up at Level 5 of the Domestic Parking Garage. When requesting a ride, always check your app to confirm your designated pick-up location.

At the domestic terminals, App-Based Rides can drop off curbside on the Departures or Arrivals levels, or on Level 5 of the domestic garage. Passengers are encouraged to request Arrivals-level or garage drop-offs to avoid traffic on the Departures level during peak times.

Estimated fares to Moscone Convention Center:

  • Lyft: $30 – $35
  • Uber: $25 – $35

Car Rental:

San Francisco International Airport’s Rental Car Center allows travelers to pick up and drop off rental cars at one convenient, central location. To access the Rental Car Center from the airport terminals, take the AirTrain Blue Line. AirTrain, SFO’s fully automated people mover system, operates 24 hours every day and provides frequent service throughout SFO. AirTrain stations are located in all terminals, terminal parking garages, the Rental Car Center and SFO’s BART station. Learn more about SFO rental cars.

Airport Parking:

The Domestic Parking Garage is a 5-level facility located, for your convenience, in the center of the airport. With short and easy access tunnels to all the terminals, this garage is an ideal place to park for business and leisure passengers traveling on a short trip or for those coming to pick up arriving domestic passengers. To access the facility, follow the Domestic Terminal signs under the International Terminal and then follow the “hourly” parking signs to the entrance. Upon arrival in the garage, please park in the appropriate color-coded section designated by airline. More information about SFO parking hours and rates.

The two International Parking Garages are located in front of the International Terminal, one on the north side and one on the south side of the airport. To access the garages follow the International Terminal signs on the roadways and then follow the Garages A & G signs on the flyway. ALL TERMINALS can be accessed from these garages—take the pedestrian walkways to access the International Terminal, and use the AirTrain to access Domestic Terminals 1, 2 & 3. More information about SFO International Parking.

Traveling from the Oakland International Airport:

Taxicabs:

Taxi’s can pick up and drop off at the Passenger Drop Off area between Terminals 1 and 2. To schedule a taxi ahead of time, contact the companies below:

Friendly Cab (510) 536-3000
Veteran’s Cab (510) 533-1900

Public Transportation:

Take BART to avoid sitting in Bay Area traffic. BART trains connect Oakland International Airport with downtown San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and many other Bay Area destinations. During most hours, trains depart every 6 minutes from OAK.

The BART station is just across the street from the OAK terminals. Take a quick 8-minute train ride from OAK to the Coliseum BART station, which has connecting service to all BART destinations. Learn more here, or plan your trip using the QuickPlanner. Customers must purchase tickets at the BART Station. Fares are based on your final BART stop. BART ticket machines at the station accept debit/credit and U.S. currency only. ATM’s are not available at the BART Station, so be sure to use these services at the airport before you get there.

Ride Share Services:

App-Based Rides can drop off and pick up riders curbside at OAK.

Estimated fares to Moscone Convention Center:

  • Lyft: $30 – $35
  • Uber: $30 – $40

Car Rental:

Rental Car Shuttle buses operate between the terminals and the Rental Car Center, every 10 minutes or less; however, it operates “on demand” between 1:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. While the Rental Car Center is open 24 hours a day, travelers should check with their car rental agency’s reservation center for hours of operation at OAK and make arrangements for special arrival requests.

Picking Up Rental Cars
Take the Rental Car Shuttle from terminals to Rental Car Center. If you are picking up a vehicle from an off-airport rental car agency, you will have to transfer to an off-airport rental car agency shuttle. Please call from the terminal or Rental Car Center to arrange a transfer at the Rental Car Center.

Airport Parking:

OAK saves you time by offering more than 7,000 convenient spaces, most within walking distance to the terminals. On-airport parking at OAK is better than ever with a Premier Parking Lot located directly across from the terminals and free EV charging on a first come first available basis. OAK’s Economy Parking Lot offers convenient parking served by frequent on-airport shuttle service minutes from the Terminals at a competitive price. More information on OAK parking and rates.