Traveling Here

Airports

San Francisco (SFO)

Fly into SFO, if possible, since it has more convenient ground transportation to Marin County.

Three options for getting to Marin from SFO:


This bus leaves the airport right outside Baggage Claim (between the blue pillars), every half hour from 6 am to midnight. It stops at all towns in Marin County.  Cost: $20-35, depending upon destination.
No reservations required but do call to confirm schedule.

This van will pick you up at the airport and deliver you directly to your hotel or any other location in Marin County.
Cost: approximately $40 per person. Discount for people traveling together. You must call to reserve a seat.

Cost for a taxi to Sausalito is approximately $85, higher for points further north in Marin.

Oakland (OAK)

Two options for getting to Marin from OAK:

A van will pick you up at the airport and deliver you directly to your hotel or any other location in Marin County.
Cost: approximately $50 per person. Discount for people traveling together. You must call to reserve a seat.

Cost for a taxi from OAK to Mill Valley is approximately $150.

Getting Around

Car Rentals

Operated out of Mill Valley and San Rafael, and will always pick people up if they take the Airporter, or they will leave the car at Seminary Drive if you come in late or early.  About $140.00 a week or $400-$500 a month.


phone (toll free): 800-325-8007

phone (Mill Valley): 415-749-0444

phone (S F Airport): 650-697-9200


phone (toll free): 1-800-367-2277
phone (San Rafael): 415-460-0863

phone (SF Airport): 650-737-8080

  • Avis San Rafael/ San Francisco Airport


phone (toll free): 1-800-831-2847

phone: (San Rafael) 415-472-7878

phone: (SF Airport) 650-877-6780

Bus

The main bus system in Marin county is Golden Gate Transit. You can get around with buses in Marin County and from San Francisco, but they are time-consuming. 

Use www.511.org for all Bay Area transit schedules and route planning

Bicycle

There are bike paths throughout Marin County. You can also take your bicycles on most Golden Gate buses and ferries. 



  • Mikes Bikes of Sausalito rents bicycles, (415) 332-3200

Accommodations

Marin Suites Hotel (415) 924-3608, 45 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera

Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley (415) 332-5700, 160 Shoreline Avenue, Mill Valley

Acqua Hotel (415) 380-0400, 555 Redwood Highway, Mill Valley

Mill Valley Inn (800) 595-2100, 165 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley

Extended Stay Deluxe – San Rafael (415) 451-1887, 1775 Francisco Blvd. East, San Rafael, CA 94901

Courtyard Marriott (415) 925-1800, 2500 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur