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How To Get Around San Francisco

Downtown San Francisco, California Wine Country, Berkeley and beyond are easy to explore from Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport. Savor lunch in downtown Burlingame or enjoy a day of wine tastings in Napa Valley – even without your own car, there are several transportation options right from our hotel!

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

BART connects San Francisco to Oakland, Berkeley and other parts of the Bay. The easiest way to travel to popular Bay Area destinations, the BART train is accessible via our shuttle to SFO. If you’re planning on attending one of the numerous festivals in San Francisco, a concert or a professional sporting event, BART is one of the best transit options. Get right to the action, without worrying about parking! View our shuttle information and BART details.

Muni: Buses, Trolleys and Cable Cars

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni), operates the buses, streetcars and cable cars throughout the city. One of the most scenic ways to explore downtown San Francisco is via the famous cable cars and historic streetcars. Muni offers Visitor Passports or single-ride tickets.

For those exploring some of the top attractions in San Francisco, the CityPASS includes unlimited rides on Muni, Muni Metro and Cable Cars, in addition to admission tickets to various points of interest in San Francisco.

To purchase a CityPASS, visit our Discount Attraction Tickets page.


More than just getting from Point A to Point B, a ferry ride across San Francisco Bay is scenic journey on its own. There are several lines that offer both a scenic and practical way to get to some of San Francisco’s top attractions. Ferries are available to Alcatraz, Sausalito, Oakland’s Jack London Square and more. Visit San Francisco Bay Ferry or Blue & Gold Fleet for more information.


A good option for those traveling down the Peninsula or to San Jose, the Burlingame Caltrain Station is just minutes from our hotel. A Burlingame Shuttle is available from our front doors directly to the Caltrain Station. For more information, visit


It's easier then ever for travelers to explore San Francisco with the help of local bike owners. Using Spinlister you'll find a bike you want to rent, request the date, confirm with the renter, make your payment and pick up your bike. This is a great option for those who want to see San Francisco, but at their own pace. At any time you can chat with renters to negotiate prices, pick up points, and more. Once you confirm the date and time you'll pay with your credit card and pick up your bike. Search for your bike here.