There are three local airports that serve national and international flights, and between them, there are many options for direct flights from a range of well-known airlines. Airports and their distance from the competition site are as follows.
San Francisco International Airport – 13 miles
Oakland International Airport – 19 miles
San Jose International Airport – 46 miles
BART – This railway system provides direct transportation from both the San Francisco and Oakland airports into San Francisco, with stops just 2-4 blocks from the competition site and nearby hotels. It provides an extensive network of trains across the East Bay, South Bay, and Upper Peninsula for participants that prefer to stay outside of the city.
MUNI – This San Francisco commuter railway system extends across several San Francisco neighborhoods, with stops just 2-4 blocks from the competition site and nearby hotels.
Caltrain – This railway system runs from downtown San Jose, through towns and cities on the San Francisco Peninsula, to the South of Market section of San Francisco, where it ends about 5 blocks from the competition site and 5-7 blocks from nearby hotels.
AC Transit – This bus system covers the East Bay, including Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. It includes Transbay routes into San Francisco.
MUNI – San Francisco’s transportation system includes a network of bus routes with stops within 1 block of the proposed competition site and nearby hotels.
SAMTrans – This bus system covers the San Francisco Peninsula and includes routes into San Francisco.
Taxi, Limo and Shuttle Services
San Francisco and the surrounding area are supported by several established taxi, limo and shuttle services.
Additionally, services by companies such as Lyft and Uber are widely available.
For participants driving to the competition, there are two garages conveniently located within 1-2 blocks of the Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center:
Moscone Center Garage, 255 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Fifth & Mission Parking Garage, 833 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (between Fourth and Fifth Streets)
The official hotel is the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown, located at 299 Second St., San Francisco, CA 94103. The hotel is 0.6 miles from the competition ice rink and features complimentary wi-fi.