Can we use public transportation to and from San Fran? What's that like? Other options?
The best bet is the ferry from either Sausalito or Tiburon will drop you off at the Ferry Terminal a short walk from Pier 39 and approx 1 mile to Fishermans wharf...approx $18 each way pp. Bus is sporatic. Renting a car is is good but parking in SF is pricey.
Thank you all for your replies!
There is no need to drive to and from the city. There are many options as stated in the answers above. Check out the website for golden gate transit and make your plans ahead of time so you won't have any trouble on the days you want to travel. Have a great time! San Francisco and the areas north of the city are simply gorgeous and the weather is surprisingly pleasant this time of year. Enjoy!
Not only is there a Golden Gate bus to the city, there is also the Marin Airporter to and from the airport. It is the same stop for which you have to cross a big street.
Yes you can take golden gate transit. Its a commuter bus in the city. You can take a taxi 40 dollars each way. The bus station is down the street from the hotel. You can also take a ferry from Sausalito to San Francisco. A 15 minute cab ride to the ferry terminal. Beautiful ferry ride views of San Francisco a must do. The last ferry back to Sausalito is 8pm. Go to the website for golden gate transit for bus and ferry schedule.
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