Transportation from the airport
The cost is approximately $17.00 one way from the San Francisco airport (SFO) to downtown San Francisco. It is recommended to make a reservation ahead of your departure.
The cost is about $37.00 one way from airport to downtown San Francisco. Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones located at the roadway center islands, on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level of all terminals.
Uniformed taxi coordinators are stationed at the taxi zones from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. to assist passengers with questions or concerns.
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Public Transportation within the city
Muni (public transportation)
Fares are $2/ride with a 90 minute receipt/transfer ticket.
Public Transportation to Koret Auditorium of the deYoung Museum
Muni's 44-O'Shaughnessy bus stops near the front of the museum on Tea Garden Drive (southbound) and on Concourse Drive near the Academy of Sciences (northbound).
The 5-Fulton stops at 8th Avenue and Fulton Street, just outside of the park. From 8th, walk into the park and turn right on John F. Kennedy Drive to reach the museum's tower entrance.
The 28-19th Avenue bus stops at Park Presidio Boulevard and Fulton Street. From Park Presidio and Fulton, walk into the park via the Rose Garden and turn left on John F. Kennedy Drive to reach the museum.
The N-Judah Muni Metro streetcar, stops at 9th Avenue and Irving Street. To reach the de Young, walk north on 9th Avenue to Golden Gate Park. 9th Avenue turns into Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Keep walking on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard until you reach Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, then turn right and continue to the museum entrance.
In addition, the Musuem's website offers driving and parking options: