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Getting to
San Francisco

BY TRAIN

Amtrak

There are multiple stations inside the city, and the closest station stop to the park is the San Francisco Civic Center (SFV) which is a 17 minute drive.

BY AIR

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

23 minute drive to the park

Oakland International Airport (OAK)

40 minute drive to the park

San Jose International Airport (SJC)

60 minute drive to the park

BY BUS

Greyhound Bus Lines

The Greyhound station stop in San Francisco is just a 19 minute drive to the park.

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GETTING TO THE PARK

With extremely limited parking inside the Park and in the surrounding neighborhoods, we strongly encourage you to take public or alternate means of transportation. People with mobility disabilities should read the Access Info Guide regarding the most accessible way to enter the festival.

There is no overnight parking allowed inside of Golden Gate Park, and camping in the city of San Francisco is prohibited (San Francisco Park Code, Article 3, Section 3.12).

Camping, glass containers, alcohol and drugs are prohibited at Ocean Beach.

 

By Shuttle

Parking is extremely limited around Golden Gate Park. For your convenience, Outside Lands is proud to offer a pre-paid shuttle service from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in the heart of San Francisco to the south entrance of Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park. The shuttles are coach style buses that offer a comfortable ride to and from the festival each day.

Shuttles begin running each day at 11AM and run continuously all day with limited coverage from 5-8PM. Last shuttle leaves the festival site at 11:30PM on Friday and Saturday and 11PM on Sunday.

The cost of the 3-DAY Shuttle Pass is $48.00 and does not include admission to the festival.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

 

By Public Transportation

Within San Francisco city limits, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) provides transportation to Golden Gate Park from all over the city. A map of all Muni lines can be found here – https://www.sfmta.com/getting-around/transit.

SFMTA encourages concertgoers to take N Judah rail or 5/5R Fulton bus service to the festival. Going home, customers can take the N Judah rail or express to Civic Center BART on the 5 Fulton (boarding at Fulton/36th Ave and Fulton/30th Ave). Below is a link to the map that shows where the evening shuttles will pick up for the N Judah train and 5R Fulton Rapid line.

BART & AC Transit Transbay Express service the greater Bay Area (North, South and East). Depending on where you are coming from, take these suggested routes:

Coming from the East Bay 

Option 1: Take BART to Civic Center Station (rates vary from location)
From McAllister Street and Jones Street, take Muni Bus #5 to 25th Avenue and Fulton Street
Enter the Park

Option 2: Take the AC Transit Transbay Express or F Line across the Bay Bridge
From Transbay Terminal walk to Montgomery Street Station
Take Muni Line N to 19th Avenue and Judah Street ($2.25)
Walk north on 19th Avenue to Golden Gate Park

Coming from the North Bay

Option 1: Take Golden Gate Transit Bus #70/71 to Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza. 
Transfer to MUNI route 28 to Daly City. 
Exit the bus at Fulton and walk west to the festival entrance.

Coming from the South Bay

Take Caltrain to San Francisco Station (the end of the line)
The last southbound Caltrain train on Sunday departs San Francisco station at 9:15 pm. There are no additional service, please plan accordingly. View schedule information here!

Take Muni Line N to 19th Avenue and Judah Street ($2.25)
Walk north on 19th Avenue to Golden Gate Park

Muni provides multiple lines to Golden Gate Park from all over the city. A map of all Muni lines can be found here.

 

BY RIDESHARE

 
 

Get a Ride With Lyft

Lyft is the official ridesharing partner of Outside Lands.

New users, use code OUTSIDELANDS16 for $10 off each of your first two rides!

 

BY TAXI

Flywheel Taxi

(415) 970-1300

Luxor Cab Company

(415) 282-4141

Yellow Cab

(415) 333-3333

National and Veterans Cab Company

(415) 321-8294

BY BICYCLE

Valet IT – Secure your bike in style. Outside Lands valet bike parking is located above Hellman Hollow (enter at intersection of Transverse and Overlook Drive). Valery is open each day of the festival from 10am ­- 12am.
PARK IT – There is additional “self park” bike parking along JFK from Transverse down to Stow Lake, on MLK (near the South Gate) and in Marx Meadow near the box office for you to park and lock your own bike. Remember to bring your own lock! Outside Lands is not responsible for any damaged or stolen bicycles parked inside Golden Gate Park.
RENT IT - Don't have a bike? San Francisco houses a variety of bike rental shops for those who want to ride a bike to the festival but don't own their own. Be green and contact the places below for more info.

CityRide Bike Rentals

370B Linden St; about nine blocks from the Civic Center BART station
(415) 500- 2050
http://www.cityridebikerentals.com

Blazing Saddles

433 Mason Street
(415) 202-8888
www.blazingsaddles.com

Bike and Roll

899 Columbus Avenue
(415) 229-2000
bicyclerental.com

Bay City Bike

2661 Taylor Street
(415) 346-2453
http://baycitybike.com

San Francisco Bicycle Rentals

425 Jefferson St
(415) 922-4537
bikerentalsanfrancisco.com

Golden Gate Park Bike & Skate

3038 Fulton Street
(415) 668-1117
goldengateparkbikeandskate.com

Big Swingin' Cycles

2260 Van Ness Avenue
(415) 441-6294
bigswingincycles.com

 

OUTSIDE LANDS BIKE PARTY

OUTSIDE LANDS BIKE PARTY

The best way to get to and from Outside Lands is on your bike - and the best way to ride your bike to the festival is with the official Outside Lands Bike Party! The group ride will be departing from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium each day at high noon PT and will leave the festival each night at 10:30PM PT from the Log Cabin Meadow near the intersection of JFK Drive and Stow Lake Dr. (Follow JFK eastward until you reach the end of street closure/rows of self-service bike parking). Bring your blinky lights and your bike dancing skills as we bop along the streets of San Francisco in the America's only group bike road to and from a festival.

**How We Ride**

  • Stay in the Right Lane
  • Stop at Red Lights
  • Leave No Trace
  • Ride Predictably and in Control
  • Roll Past Conflict
  • Ride Prepared
  • When in Doubt, “Bike Party!!”
 

By Foot

The Box Office is accessible from 25th Avenue and Fulton Street. Walk along the pedestrian path toward the Park. The Box Office is located on your left in Marx Meadow.

If you're entering the Park from the south (Sunset District), enter at 25th Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. Turn left, then bear right onto Middle Drive to access the South Gate Venue Entrance.

If you're entering the Park from the north (Richmond District), enter at 25th Avenue and Fulton Street and walk along the pedestrian path to enter at the Main Entrance. You can also enter at 36th Avenue and Fulton Street and walk up John F. Kennedy Drive towards Lindley Meadow. The Main Entrance will be on your right.

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Accommodations

 

Hotel Zetta

Official Outside Lands Hotel!

Hotel Zetta

Effortlessly fusing sophisticated and cutting-edge aesthetics with state-of-the-art amenities, Hotel Zetta is an urban retreat which authentically connects with San Francisco’s famously unique cultural communities. Travelers visiting San Francisco for Outside Lands 2016 will find Hotel Zetta’s convenient downtown location, modern yet relaxed guestrooms, and chic lobby lounge and Playroom to be the ideal choice for recharging between shows!

Hotel Zetta is proud to be the official hotel partner of Outside Lands 2016. Enter promo code OL16 at www.hotelzetta.com for 15% off of our best available rate.

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Hotel Zeppelin

Official Outside Lands Hotel!

Hotel Zeppelin

Hotel Zeppelin rebelliously celebrates the collision of San Francisco’s countercultural tradition with a mischievous approach to contemporary hospitality. Set in a historic San Francisco building moments from renowned Union Square and just 3 miles from the Outside Lands main gate, the hotel celebrates the city’s progressive mindset and transforms it into a living story with a revolutionary attitude. A mind-altering experience with a stylish delivery inspired by those who’ve broken the mold, Zeppelin defiantly invites our guests to do the same.

Hotel Zeppelin is proud to be the official hotel partner of Outside Lands 2016. Enter promo code OL16 at www.hotelzeppelin.com for 15% off of our best available rate.

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Hotel Abri

Hotel Abri = Urban Style: Ideal for your Outside Lands home base, the newly transformed Hotel Abri is a modern urban oasis featuring a sleek décor complemented by upscale amenities. The hotel’s energetic vibe is delightfully balanced with a comfortable ease, offering guests a unique sensorial experience and superior hospitality and service. Click on our logo or link to receive 15% off your 2016 OSL home base!

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Joie de Vivre

Joie de Vivre

Joie de Vivre, the original San Francisco Boutique Hotel company, with an eclectic group of (music lovin’) hotels is proud to partner with Outside Lands for another year of music and fun! Joie de Vivre Hotels shares the same core values that have made this festival so successful…sustainability, green friendly and celebrating one of the “Joys of Life”…great music!

Just enter the promo code LAND at one of the 7 participating Joie de Vivre Hotels, a Commune Hotels and Resorts brand: Galleria Park Hotel, Hotel Carlton, Hotel Kabuki, Hotel Rex, Hotel Del Sol, The Laurel Hotel and Phoenix Hotel, and receive a 15% off discounted rate August 5-7, 2016.

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Cavallo Point

Cavallo Point

Set at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge minutes from San Francisco, Cavallo Point is the ideal place to relax between Outside Lands shows. Offering Nature, Nurture, Culture, Adventure, the award-winning lodge offers accommodations, dining, spa, hiking, yoga and more. Guests are inspired by the breathtaking views, extensive resort amenities, and hospitality with soul.

Proud to partner with Outside Lands, Cavallo Point offers an exclusive package featuring a 10% discount off regular rates, daily breakfast for two, and a $50 resort credit per night stay.

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Stanford Court

Stanford Court

Situated on iconic Nob Hill, the Stanford Court’s convenient location is perfect for travelers visiting San Francisco for Outside Lands 2016. Our guests receive insider access to experiences that San Franciscans keep for themselves; fabulous bay views, super-fast free WIFI and an array of luxury amenities. The Stanford Court is proud to partner with Outside Lands 2016. Enter promo code OUTSIDE at www.stanfordcourt.com or utilize the link to receive a 10-15% discount off our best available rate.

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