Parking & Travel Information


There is NO RUNNER DROP OFF allowed at the 12k Start Line. There is no parking at the 12K start. You must take a shuttle. There are NO shuttles back to the 12K start after the race. All shuttle info can be found here

Parking (Autos, San Francisco) 

Please plan to park in San Francisco near Aquatic Park and take the shuttle bus to the Start Line in Sausalito. Buses leave from Aquatic Park beginning at 6:00 am. You must arrive by 7:30 am to ensure a seat on the bus. There is metered street parking and garages and parking lots that charge various prices to park. There will be no parking available near the Start Line. For full shuttle info please click here.

Parking (Autos, Sausalito)

There is no parking at the start. Buses will leave from downtown Sausalito between 6:30am and 7:45 am. Bus pick-up will be located at Humboldt Ave. and Anchor St., behind the Bank of America. There are NO shuttles back to the start after the race. Google Map of the pickup location.

Parking (Bikes)

Bike racks are located to the left of the Bathhouse Building entrance (on Beach Street), and near the Maritime Research Center & Headquarters Building (Building E, Fort Mason Center).

Public Transportation Options: Ferry Schedule:

You can also travel from San Francisco back to Sausalito post-race by ferry. The Golden Gate Ferry schedule is available here.

Getting around the Bay Area and San Francisco:

For MUNI information call 415/673-MUNI(6864) or

MUNI Bus Routes to Aquatic Park:

#19 Polk

#30 Stockton

#42 Downtown Loop

#47 Van Ness/Potrero

#49 Van Ness/Mission

F Market Historic Streetcar is a phone and web source for current Bay Area traffic, transit, rideshare, and bicycling information, including planning a trip by public transit. From within the Bay Area, call 511, and from outside the Bay Area, call 888-500-INFO (888-500-4636).

Did You Know?

Francisco Maritime is the only NPS site that has a cable car turnaround adjacent to the park. Riders disembark and workers push the cars around on the track to position them for the next journey back up steep Hyde Street.