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Looking to find your way around Union Square? We've compiled transportation and parking information to make your next visit an easy one. 

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  • Union Square offers a wide variety of parking garages within and surrounding our district. Once you've parked, it's very easy to get around on foot. 

    Parking is easy and convenient in Union Square. Below is a list of local parking garages and rates. For a full list of city garages and info visit: SFPark.org. You can also download their app to check parking availability and rates. For private, reserved parking, we recommend you check out ParkNow. Please note there are several valet options as well, including a special valet program at Neiman Marcus and at the White House Garage.

    Walking

    Union Square is a short walk from Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco Centre, Chinatown, the Theater District, Nob Hill, Lombard Street and more. You can walk a little further to North Beach, the Ferry Building, the Embarcadero and Fisherman's Wharf or they are easily accessible by Street Car or Cable Car.

    Driving From the Bay Bridge

    1. Take the Fremont Street exit to Mission Street. 
    2. Turn left onto Mission Street. 
    3. Turn right at Third Street. 
    4. As you cross Market Street, make a left onto Geary Street. 
    5. Stay on Geary Street and as you cross Stockton Street, Union Square Park will be on your right.

    Driving from the North Bay & Golden Gate Bridge

    1. Continue left onto 101 South off the Golden Gate Bridge. 
    2. Make a slight left onto Lombard Street. 
    3. Turn right onto Van Ness Avenue. 
    4. Turn left onto Post Street and as you cross Powell Street, Union Square will be on your right.

    Driving from the South Bay

    1. When heading on 101 North towards the Bay Bridge, take the 4th Street exit. 
    2. Follow one block ahead and take a left at 3rd Street. 
    3. Crossing over Market Street, make an immediate left onto Geary Street. 
    4. As you cross Stockton Street, Union Square will be on your right.

    BART

    BART station in Union Square will take you to the East or South Bay.
    Website: BART.gov
    Twitter: @sfbart
    Where to catch in Union Square: Powell St. Station
    Cost: Varies according to distance traveled

    Cable Cars

    The most iconic form of transit in the city, these will take you from the foot of Market and Powell Streets to the north side of the city near Fisherman's Wharf and Ghirardelli Square.
    Where to catch: Along Powell Street at several stops.
    Website: sfmta.com
    Cost: $6 per ride

    MUNI Metro

    The MUNI trains run above and underground throughout various parts of the city.
    Where to catch: Powell St. Station
    **F trains are above ground at Powell and Market – note that trains are historic
    Website: sfmta.com 

    Twitter: @sfmta_muni
    Cost: $2.50 per ride, $1.25 for youth 5-17 & seniors, children under 4 ride free
    MUNI+ is a mobile app available for Android and iPhone to help you get around.

    MUNI Buses

    MUNI buses supplement the MUNI trains with routes all over SF.
    Where to catch: several stops in Union Square.
    Website: sfmta.com

    Twitter: @sfmta_muni
    Cost: $2.50 per ride, $1.25 for youth 5-17 & seniors, children under 4 ride free
    MUNI+ is a mobile app available for Android and iPhone to help you get around.

    CalTrain

    If you wish to visit the South Bay, connections are available from the T Muni Train and Muni Buses.
    Website: caltrain.com
    
Twitter: @caltrain_news
    Where to Catch: In SOMA at 4th and Townsend St.
    Cost: Varies depending on your destination

    Amtrak

    Amtrak trains with connecting service to Amtrak Thruway buses reach more than 90 destinations in the California.
    Website: amtrak.com
    
Twitter: @Amtrak
    Where to Catch: The San Francisco Shopping Center Amtrak Thruway Bus Station.
    Cost: Varies depending on your destination

    Taxis

    Taxis can be tough to catch in SF – we recommend you stop by one of the major hotels to ask them to hail you a cab.
    The number for Yellow Cab is: (415) 333-3333 and their website can be found at www.yellowcabsf.com.
    Full list of taxi companies.

    Lyft & Uber

    Lyft is a mobile app that allows you to do peer to peer ride sharing. For more info download the app or visit Lyft.me.
    Uber is an on-demand private driver service. For more info, download the app or visit uber.com.

  • Parking is easy and convenient in Union Square. Below is a list of local parking garages and rates. For a full list of city garages and info visit SFPark.org. You can also download their app to check parking availability and rates. For private, reserved parking, we recommend you check out ParkNow.

    Please note there are several valet options as well, including a special valet program at Neiman Marcus and at the White House Garage.

    • 22 Fourth Street Garage

      Fourth Street Garage
      Address

      22 4th St.
      San Francisco, CA 94103
      United States

      Hours

      Mon - Fri 7am - 9pm

      Sat - Sun 9am - 9pm

      Pricing

      First 20 mins | $2

      Hourly | $6

      12 hour max | $26

      24 hour max | $45

      Discounts

      Early Bird Special - $21 (in by 8:30am, out by 7pm)

      Additional Information

      Located just South of Union Square, this garage provides easy access to Union Square and the Westfield San Francisco Centre as well as 4th Streets many hotels, restaurants and shops.

      For all those who have electric vehicles, the 22 4th St. Garage has one charging station.

    • 450 Sutter Street Garage

      450 Sutter Street Garage
      Address

      450 Sutter Street
      San Francisco, CA 94108
      United States

      Hours

      Open 24 Hours a Day

      Pricing

      First Hour | $8

      Every 30 min. after | $3

      24 hour max | $41

      Discounts

      Evening Special (Enter after 4:00 pm and exit by 11:59 pm) - $16

       

      Additional Information

      Conveniently located in the heart of downtown SF, this full valet service, 24/7 garage is steps away from Chinatown, Nob Hill, the Financial District, and Union Square, San Francisco's most recognized fashion, travel, dining, and theater destination. The 450 Sutter garage has been serving Union Square since 1929.

    • Ellis - O’Farrell Garage

      Ellis - O’Farrell Garage
      Address

      123 O’Farrell Street
      San Francisco, CA 94108
      United States

      Hours

      Sun. - Thur. 5:30-1:00am
      Fri. - Sat. 5:30-2:00am

      Pricing

      Midnight - 9am | $2
      9am - noon | $3
      Noon - 3pm | $3.50
      3pm - 6pm | $3.50
      6pm - midnight | $1

      Discounts

      AM Off-Peak Discount - $2 off (in before 7:30am)
      PM Off-Peak Discount - $2 off (out after 7pm)
      Weekday Early Bird - 19 (in before 7:30am, out after 7pm)

      Additional Information

      Centrally located in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square District, the Ellis-O’Farrell Garage is a ten story, City-owned public parking garage committed to the community and providing inexpensive rates for visitors to the area. With entrances off both O’Farrell and Ellis Streets, they are conveniently located when visiting Union Square to shop, dine, enjoy a show or just to take in the excitement that is only found in Union Square.  The garage offers five pay stations as well as friendly cashiers, electrical charging stations and ATMs. Disability access parking is available on all levels, close to elevators.

      The Ellis-O'Farrell Garage has two charging stations for anyone with an electric vehicle.

    • Marriott Union Square Garage

      Marriott Union Square Garage
      Address

      527 Powell St
      San Francisco, CA 94108
      United States

      Hours

      24 Hours a Day

      Pricing

      Hourly Rates | $9

      Daily Maximum | $51 max for 24 hours

      Discounts

      Early Bird Special - $17 (In by 9am, out by 7pm)

      Additional Information

      Located just off of Union Square Park, the Marriott Hotel is a CityPark garage that is open to the public.

      The Marriot also has two charging stations for anyone with an electric vehicle.

    • Mason O’Farrell Garage

      Mason O’Farrell Garage
      Address

      325 Mason Street
      San Francisco, CA 94102
      United States

      Pricing

      First Hour | $8

      Every 30 min. after | $4

      24 hour max | $35

      Discounts

      Early Bird Special - $17 (in by 10am, out by 7pm)

      Evening Special - $22 (in after 5:30pm, out by 9:30am next morning)

      Hotel Guest Special - $39 per day

      Theatre Special - $15 (Up to 5 hrs.)

      SFSU Special - $14 (Up to 12 hrs.)

      Union Square Employee - $14 (Up to 12 hrs.)

      Additional Information

      Located in Union Square's renowned theater district, the iconic Mason O’Farrell Garage is home to five national car rental agencies, two restaurants, specialty retail, and, of course. a secure 24/7 parking garage. The Garage offers competitive daily, monthly, and special parking rates for downtown workers and has 1,100 parking stalls.

    • Pro Park

      Pro Park
      Address

      433 Mason Street
      San Francisco, CA 94102
      United States

      Hours

      Open 24 Hours

      Pricing

      $1.50 each 15 mins

      12 hour max | $21.00

      24 hour max | $27.00

    • Sutter Stockton Garage

      Sutter Stockton Garage
      Address

      444 Stockton Street
      San Francisco, CA 94108
      United States

      Pricing

      Midnight - 9am | $1

      9am - noon | $3

      Noon - 3pm | $4.50

      3pm - 6pm | $3

      6pm - midnight | $1.50

      24 hr max | $36

      *Rates subject to change

      Discounts

      Weekday Off-Peak Discounts - $2 off before 8:30am & after 6:30pm (must stay min. 3 hrs)

      Additional Information

      Located just above Union Square Park with easy access to all of Union Square's fabulous shops, restaurants and entertainment venues, this is a City-owned garage that offers parking for visitors and local workers.

      Anybody with an electric vehicle may charge their car at any of the six charging stations on the first floor and the two on the second floor.

    • Union Square Garage

      Union Square Garage
      Address

      333 Post Street
      San Francisco, CA 94108
      United States

      Hours

      24 hours

      Pricing

      Midnight - 9am | $2.50
      9am - noon| $3
      noon - 3pm | $6
      3pm - 6pm | $4
      6pm - midnight | $2
      24 hour max | $36

      Discounts

      Weekday Off-peak Discounts - $2 off before 8:30am & after 6:30pm (must stay min 3 hours)

      Additional Information

      The Union Square Garage is located in the heart of Union Square right under Union Square Park. When it was built in 1941, it was the first underground parking garage in the world. Today, it offers a convenient and central place to park for visitors to the Union Square area. Entry is on Geary St. between Powell and Stockton St.

      Anyone with an electric vehicle may come charge their car at one of Union Square Garage's five charging stations.

    • White House Garage

      White House Garage
      Address

      223 Sutter St.
      San Francisco, CA 94108
      United States

      Hours

      24 hours

      Pricing

      Every half hour | $3.75

      24 hour max | $34

      Discounts

      Early Bird - $21 (In between 4am - 10am, good for 12 hours Mon. - Sat.)

      Evening Special - $12 (Enter after 7pm, exit before 8am)

      Sunday Special - $15 (Car must leave by midnight)

      Additional Information

      Conveniently located in downtown San Francisco on the corner of Grant and Sutter, this San Francisco landmark is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The White House Garage serves all downtown hotels, Union Square, the Financial District, Chinatown and shopping.

    • Yerba Buena/5th & Mission Garage

      Yerba Buena/5th & Mission Garage
      Address

      833 Mission St.
      San Francisco, CA 94103
      United States

      Hours

      24 hours

      Pricing

      Midnight - 9am | $2

      9am - noon | $3

      Noon - 3pm | $3.50

      3pm - 6pm | $3.50

      6pm - midnight | $1.50

      24 hour max | $34

      Discounts

      Off-Peak AM Discount - $2 (in before 8:30am)

      Off-Peak PM Discount - $2 (out after 6:30pm)

      Additional Information

      The 5th and Mission Parking Garage is the City's largest and busiest parking garage, encompassing a full city block. It is conveniently located just south of Union Square within walking distance of the vibrand neighborhood and just across the street from the Westfiend San Francisco Centre. 

  • Union Square offers a wide variety of parking garages and within and surrounding our district. Once you've parked, it's very easy to get around on foot. 

    The key to parking in Union Square is having a plan! Pick one of these parking lots or reserve a spot in advance, and you'll be all set. It can be difficult to find on street parking, but if you want to go for it, we do suggest using SFPark.org to help you find the best spot.