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By Train


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


23 minute drive to the park


40 minute drive to the park


60 minute drive to the park

By Bus


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


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.


To accommodate heavy ridership during the annual Outside Lands Music Festival, the Muni Metro Subway will remain open to transport event participants to and from the event throughout this weekend. Muni will provide additional service on the N Judah, 5 Fulton and 5R Fulton Rapid. Each night of the festival, Muni will also provide 5X Fulton Express service from Golden Gate Park to Civic Center Station. For information about the additional Muni service, visit .

Regular Adult cash fare is $2.75. (If using MuniMobile or Clipper, it’s $2.50.)

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 –

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 services, 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.


Flywheel Taxi

(415) 970-1300

Luxor Cab Company

(415) 282-4141

Yellow Cab

(415) 333-3333

National and Veterans Cab Company

(415) 321-8294


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. 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

Blazing Saddles

433 Mason Street
(415) 202-8888

Bike and Roll

899 Columbus Avenue
(415) 229-2000

Bay City Bike

2661 Taylor Street
(415) 346-2453

San Francisco Bicycle Rentals

425 Jefferson St
(415) 922-4537

Golden Gate Park Bike & Skate

3038 Fulton Street
(415) 668-1117

Big Swingin' Cycles

2260 Van Ness Avenue
(415) 441-6294


Uber is proud to be the Official Rideshare Partner of the festival. Follow these instructions if you’re leaving the park:

North side: On Balboa Street between 30th Ave and 32nd Ave

South side: On Irving Street between 30th Ave and 31st Ave

New users can enjoy $15 off their first ride by entering promo code “OUTSIDELANDS18” in the Uber app. Expires 2017-10-01 16:50 -07:00


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.



Hotel Zelos

Named one of the world’s top 500 hotels by Travel + Leisure, the centrally located Hotel Zelos San Francisco is a sophisticated urban sanctuary within easy walking distance of San Francisco’s city center. This luxury boutique hotel occupies a beautiful historic building five floors above the bustling city streets. Showcasing one of San Francisco’s only open air restaurants, the hotel is also within easy walking distance to many restaurants, grocery stores and shopping. This hotel is also located close to the Bay Area Transit, Muni bus stops and taxi locations for fast access to the festival!

Hotel Zelos is proud to be the official hotel partner of Outside Lands 2018. Enter promo code OSL at for 15% off of our best available rate.


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 2018 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 2018. Enter promo code OSL at for 15% off of our best available rate.


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 2018. Enter promo code OSL at for 15% off of our best available rate.


Hotel Abri

Hotel Abri = Urban Style: Ideal for your Outside Lands home base, Hotel Abri is a modern urban oasis featuring a sleek décor complemented by upscale amenities. Hotel Abri is conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square, with close proximity to the Powell Cable Car turnaround, MUNI and BART station. 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 20% off your 2018 OSL home base!

PROMO CODE: N/A, link only

Cavallo Point

Set at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge and minutes from San Francisco, Cavallo Point is the ideal place to relax between Outside Lands shows. The award-winning Lodge offers well-appointed accommodations, world-class dining, a luxurious spa, a cooking school, hiking, yoga and more. Guests are inspired by the breathtaking views, extensive resort amenities, and hospitality with a soul. Cavallo Point is close to everything but away from it all.

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. Just use promo code OUT after clicking the link.


Stanford Court

Experience the New Stanford Court!

The newly redesigned Stanford court introduces a renegade take on a San Francisco classic – still offering that perfect blend of escape and access. Situated on iconic Nob Hill, the Stanford Court’s convenient location is perfect for travelers visiting San Francisco for Outside Lands 2018.

Our Brand New rooms are equal parts inspiring and relaxing, a perfect haven after a supercharged day of exploring the lands of OSL. Guestrooms include 49’’ HD LG TV, Google Chromecast, Simmons Pillow Top mattress and ample USB outlets. Our revamped restaurant & bar Seven Stills Nob Hill is the optimal spot to kick back with specialty cocktails, spirits, and craft ales from our partners Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery.

The Stanford Court is proud to partner with Outside Lands 2018. Use Offer code OUTSIDE at for 10-15% off our best available rate.

Book by July 9th and enjoy extra special savings of up to 20% off.


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