GDC takes place at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. Book early for discounted hotel rates and find information about traveling to San Francisco and getting around the city. For information about San Francisco transit, weather, traffic conditions, and parking, visit 511: The Bay Area Travel Guide or call TravInfo at 415-817-1717.
The Moscone Center
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
GDC and Convention Housing Partners have secured discounted rates on hotels near the event for attendees. Book your room now through the official site for the best availability and lowest rates. For more information, email [email protected] or call (US: 866-561-0540; International: +1-415-813-6088, option 6)
*If you are contacted by other companies outside of Convention Housing Partners offering to make hotel reservations for you, we urge you not to book with them because they are not affiliated with GDC and therefore are not authorized to make reservations on GDC’s behalf. While they may offer special rates, unauthorized companies typically require non-refundable prepaid reservations, charge cancellation and change fees, and move individuals to other hotels without notice. If you are contacted by any other company claiming to represent GDC or Informa, please notify us immediately by emailing Rosa Yee.
The Moscone Convention Center is conveniently located by major freeways 280 and 101. Street parking is limited but there are several parking garages located around the center. More info.
Muni is one of the most economical ways to get to the event. Bus lines run often and stops are located extensively throughout the city. More info.
BART is an economical and convenient way to travel to the event if you are staying near the BART line. Disembark at the Powell Street Station, exit to 4th and Market Streets, turn right on 4th, walk two blocks south to Howard and turn left, and you'll find Moscone South on your right and Moscone North on your left. More info.
Take Caltrain from the south bay to the Caltrain Station (Fourth & Townsend): Across Fourth street from the train station, you can board either the #15, #30, or #45 Muni lines and disembark at Third and Folsom. Walk one block North up towards Howard St. Turn left on Howard and you'll find Moscone South on your left and Moscone North on your right. More info.
San Francisco International Airport
San Francsico International Airport is the Bay Area's largest airport and California's second busiest. Flying into SFO is the best option for international visitors. BART is connected to the airport providing easy access to the event and many surrounding hotels. Ride shares like Lyft and Uber, taxi, and rental car service is also available.
Learn about transportation to and from SFO.
Out-of-state event attendees may find better flight fares flying into the smaller Oakland Airport. BART also connects to OAK providing easy transport to the event and hotels. Ride shares like Lyft and Uber, taxi, and rental car services are also available.
Learn about transportation to and from OAK.
For general parking information in and around the Moscone Convention Center, consult the parking map. Parking map.
SF Travel for GDC2020 Check out deals in the city for fun, food, and sightseeing from San Francisco Travel. More info.
• California Academy of Sciences
• Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise Adventure
• Aquarium of the Bay OR The Walt Disney Family Museum
• Exploratorium OR San Francisco Zoo & Gardens
Adult: $76 (value $138)
Child, ages 4-11: $56 (value $97)
United Airlines United is offering a special discount for travel to and from San Francisco. Discounts are based on published fares and tickets must be purchased on the page linked below using the applicable code. The discount offer cannot be applied to “Basic Economy” flights. Book now. For flights between January 1 and December 31, 2020: ZHEQ433236
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