San Francisco Tours and Transportation
Moscone West Convention Center
800 Howard St
at the corner of Fourth & Howard streets
San Francisco, CA 94103
California, or by its nickname of the “Golden State”, is located on the western part of the United States. It ranks first as the most populated state in the United States with over 38 million residents. Within California, it boasts 18 National Forests that span over 21 million acres and 278 State parks and beaches that span over 1.8 million acres. The average temperature for March in San Francisco can range from an average high of 64°F and an average low of 51°F.
About San Francisco:
There is plenty to enjoy in San Francisco that includes world-famous attractions such as the Golden Gate Park with views over the famous bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Aquarium, Alcatraz Island and other boat cruises, Chinatown, Angel Island, the city’s architecture, the Exploratorium, cable car ridess, and the original Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. You can also enjoy many kinds of museums, music, and theater. The dining scene offers a wide range of local and international restaurants and cuisines. If you’d like to venture beyond the city, trips to the Napa and Sonoma wine country are easy to organize.
Check with your hotel concierge or visit www.sftravel.com for tours and additional information about the city.
Child Access to Sessions
Children are not allowed access to the exhibition hall, poster presentations or the oral session meeting rooms. If you need assistance with arranging childcare some resources are below:
ABC Bay Area Child Care Agency
Destination Sitters (Baby Sitters)
Take advantage of the IADR/AADR discount with Super Shuttle or ExecuCar using the code: ZAW2K
Car Rental Options
Receive between 5% - 40% discounts with Avis Budget Group by taking advantage of the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session discount. Call +1.800.331.1600 or make a reservation online and use Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number: D012114.
Enjoy great savings with Enterprise. Make your reservation online.
IADR/AADR has partnered with Hertz to offer discounted car rental services to attendees. To reserve a car at these special meeting rates, please use the CV# 04RM0002. You can make reservations online or call Hertz directly at +1.800.654.2240 (U.S. and Canada) or +1.405.749.4434 (other).
Airport Ground Transportation
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Located 13 miles from Moscone West.. Ground transportation prices vary; the following are estimates:*
Light rail service via BART is available from SFO to Union Square (Powell Street Station): $8.65
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
Located 20 miles from Moscone West. Ground transportation prices vary; the following are estimates:*
Light rail service via BART is available from OAK to Downtown San Francisco: $10.20
*Always confirm prices when enlisting services. All rates above subject to change.
Take BART from SFO and OAK for IADR/AADR 2017
BART direct service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) is the fast, easy and low-cost ride to your downtown San Francisco IADR/AADR hotel. We recommend that you take BART when you arrive and depart from OAK or SFO airports. BART airport transfers to San Francisco are value priced and take less time than any other mode of transportation. We also encourage local attendees to take BART to the conference.
BART SFO/OAK Round Trip - $18 -20.00*/$20.40
SuperShuttle SFO/OAK One Way - $17.00/$57.00
Uber/Lyft SFO/OAK One Way - $30.00/$34.00
Take BART from SFO to IADR/AADR hotels
If you’re flying into SFO it’s easy to get a round-trip (RT) SFO to San Francisco transfer. Just click here and buy a RT transfer voucher for only $20.00. Then print IT, read IT, take It and exchange IT at SFO for your BART ticket. It’s so easy! When you have your ticket, go to the station and board the train.
Take BART from OAK to IADR/AADR hotels
Go to the new BART station across from Terminal 1 and board the train to the Coliseum station. When you arrive there, get a $20.40 RT San Francisco ticket. Then exit at the fare gate and walk down to the main train platform. Proceed to the right side of the platform and take any San Francisco bound train to the station closest to your hotel. The total trip downtown takes 30-40 minutes. The ticket has enough value for your ride back to OAK.
BART San Francisco stations for IADR/AADR Hotels
Civic Center Station – Holiday Inn, Civic Center
Powell Station - Chancellor Hotel, Clift, Executive Vintage Court, Hotel AbRi, Hotel Bijou, Hotel ABRI, Sir Francis Drake Hotel, Hotel Carlton, Hotel Diva, Hotel Fusion, Hotel G, Hotel Stratford, Hotel Union Square, Intercontinental San Francisco, Marriott Marquis, Mosser Hotel, Pickwick Hotel, Serrano Hotel, Sir Francis Drake, Tilden Hotel, Westin St. Francis
Montgomery Station – Hilton Financial District, W San Francisco
Local Residents – Take BART from any station to the IADR/AADR conference
Go here to plan your BART trip from SFO or OAK: BART Quick Planner
BART Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 4:00 a.m. - Midnight
Saturday 6:00 a.m. – Midnight; Sunday 8:00 a.m. - Midnight
Last train from SFO to San Francisco departs at 11:45pm daily.
United Airlines is offering a discount on flights booked using the Z Code (ZX7B) for the upcoming IADR/AADR/CADR meeting.
For US and Canada customers, either book online via United.com or call United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800-426-1122 and provide the Z Code ZX7B and the Agreement Code 302977. For customers outside of the US and Canada, either book online via United.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your preferred itinerary, agreement code (302977) and meeting Z code (ZX7B). Please allow 24 hours for email requests to be processed.
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