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San Francisco Hotel at Union Square - Transportation 101: How to Get Around

By: MediaConnect / 15 Jul 2016
San Francisco Hotel at Union Square - Transportation 101: How to Get Around

If you drive a car at home, you might be surprised to find out that private vehicles are often not the best way to get around the city. San Francisco is a destination with excellent public transportation, and you'll also find plenty of cabs and car sharing services. Ready to get out and explore? Here are your options:

Cable Cars are the classic San Francisco experience, and they run on three lines: Powell-Hyde, Powell-Mason, and California Street. Purchase tickets in advance, or pay the conductor on board.

MUNI aka San Francisco Municipal operates light rail service, street cars, metro lines and buses. You'll find stops all over the city; bus stops are above ground and metro stops are often underground. Need help? Our concierge will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Ride Sharing services like Uber and Lyft are quite popular in the city. Download the corresponding app, register your payment card, and request a ride from anywhere in the city.

Taxis are everywhere in San Francisco. Hail one on the street, download an app, or have our front desk arrange your pick up.

Walking is also a convenient option when you stay at our San Francisco hotel at Union Square. From our central location, you can stroll to Yerba Buena Gardens, the Moscone Center, Market Street, Chinatown, and all the shops, restaurants and theatres of the Union Square neighborhood.

Questions? Please contact us today for more information.

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