Downtown Campus Conference Rentals

mage: Photos of SF State students at the San Francisco State University Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street, San Francisco

Parking and Transportation

The SF State Downtown Campus is located in the Westfield San Francisco Centre at 835 Market Street.

You can find a map of the area here.

Are you going to the main campus at 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco? If so, click here for directions and parking information.

Public Transportation

The SF State Downtown Campus is served by most Bay Area Transit Systems

The Powell St. BART/MUNI Metro Station is below the Downtown Center at Powell and Market Streets.

MUNI street cars and buses (lines No. 5, 6, 7, 9, 21, 31, or 66) also stop at Powell and Market Streets
San Francisco MUNI 415.673.6864

AC Transit & Golden Gate Transit both provide bus service on Mission Street

AC Transit   510.891.4777

Golden Gate Transit 511 or 415.455.2000

Amtrak offers bus pick-up and drop-off from the station in Emeryville directly to Westfield San Francisco Centre. Look for the Amtrak sign on Market Street in front of American Eagle Outfitters.

Plan Your Trip with the 511 TakeTransit Trip Planner.



We are located directly off Highways 101, 280, and 80.

From the North
Take the Golden Gate Bridge to the Lombard Exit. Turn right on Van Ness Avenue, left on Eddy to Market Street.

From the East
Take Highway 80 (Bay Bridge) to the Fifth Street/Downtown exit to Market Street.

From the South
Take 101 North to the Seventh Street exit. Turn right on Bryant, then left on Fifth Street.

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Valet parking is available by Westfield at the Mission Street entrance adjacent to Bloomingdale's.

Nordstrom Valet is offered to the public at the 5th Street Entrance to the San Francisco Centre.

Self-Park Garages:

Mason O'Farrell Garage 325 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


Mason O’Farrell Garage offers SF State students, employees, and guests special parking rates (mention that you are a SF State guest).  The public garage is located at the corner of Mason Street and O’Farrell Street , 3 blocks from the SF State Downtown Campus.  The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Effective Jan 1, 2013, the discounted rates are as follows:

Park up to 9 hours                  $10.00
Monthly Parking                      $250.00/month (in & out privilege)

Regular Parking Rates are as follows:

Daily Rate                   $4.00 every 30 mins.
Daily Max.                   $32.00/24 hrs.
Early Bird                    $15.00 in between 4AM – 10AM out by 7PM
Early Evening              $22.00 in anytime after 5:30PM out by 12:30AM.
$20 in anytime after 5:30 out by 9:30am the next day.

Fifth & Mission/Yerba Buena Garage
833 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94109


This public garage is located at 5th & Mission Streets directly across the street from the SF StateDowntown Campus. The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The rates are as follows:

0 – 1 hours                   $3.00
1 – 2 hours                   $6.00
2 – 3 hours                   $9.00
3 – 4 hours                   $12.00
4 – 5 hours                   $15.00
5 – 6 hours                   $18.00
6 – 7 hours                   $21.00
7 -12 hours                   $25.00
12-24 hours                  $30.00

Random Monthly          $300.00
Reserved Monthly        $325.00

Motorcycle parking is $5.00 per day and all day parking may be paid for with cash or credit cards. Secure bicycle parking is available in the garage.

The Ellis O'Farrell garage off Ellis Street in between Powell and Stockton.

The Union Square garage located off Geary Street between Powell and Stockton.



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