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Visitor Information

Cable CarPacific's San Francisco campus is in the center of it all. Located at 155 Fifth Street (between Mission St. and Howard St.), the facility is central to all major public transportation in downtown San Francisco. The South of Market district (SoMa) is a dynamic neighborhood bustling with world-class museums, shopping, dining, convention space, hotels and educational institutions.

Location

University of the Pacific 
San Francisco Campus
155 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.800.8222
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Public Transportation

BART
Take BART to Powell Street Station. Exit at the Fifth Street exit. Walk to the corner of Market and Fifth Street and turn left. The campus is located at the corner of Fifth and Minna. For more information about BART, please visit http://bart.gov.

Bus Lines (MUNI)
For information about bus, streetcar and light rail routes and schedules in the area, please visit www.sfmuni.com.

Bus Route Nearest Stop to Dental School
KT, J, L M, N, S Metro Powell Station
5, 5L, 21, 31, Powell-Hyde, Powell-Mason Market Street and Powell Street 
F, 6, 9, 9L, 71 Market Street and Fifth Street
8X, 27, 30, 45 Howard Street and Fifth Street
14, 14L Mission Street and Fifth Street 
12 Folsom Street and Fifth Street

 

 

  

 

 

Caltrain
The nearest Caltrain station is the San Francisco Station located at 700 Fourth Street. From there, visitors, students and patients may either walk to the campus or transfer to Muni lines 30, 45, N or T. 

Traveling by Car

From the Bay Bridge
Take the Fifth Street exit to Fifth Street and proceed north to Mission Street. The campus is located at 155 Fifth Street (between Howard and Mission Street).

From the Golden Gate Bridge
After crossing the bridge to San Francisco, proceed to the Lombard Street exit. Follow Lombard to Van Ness (101 South) go right on Van Ness, continue on to O'Farrell Street. Left on O'Farrell Street, right on Hyde Street (becomes Eighth Street as it crosses Market Street). After crossing Market proceed one block to Mission, left on Mission Street to Fifth Street, turn right on Fifth Street, and 155 Fifth Street will be on your left.

From 101 North
Exit at the Seventh Street exit, Seventh Street north to Mission Street, turn right on Mission, turn right on Fifth Street.

From 280 North
Exit at Sixth Street, continue north on Sixth Street to Mission Street, go right on Mission one block, and turn right at Fifth.

Parking
We recommend public transportation, as street parking is very limited. If you chose to drive, please allow yourself plenty of time to find parking. The nearest garage is the Fifth and Mission/Yerba Buena Garage, and its entrance is on Mission Street. There are also several parking garages nearby for longer visits. Details about meter rates and tips about parking in the city are available here: 

Transportation Links and Apps

  • About.com's San Francisco page: A one-stop guide to the city and a good starting point. View maps and get transportation information, along with an overview of San Francisco neighborhoods and an events calendar.

Maps

  • Google Maps: mobile app for real time up-to-date information.
  • Mapquest: for maps & directions, travel information, and more.

Public Transit

  • Muni+: Complete information and real-time schedule updates for Muni buses and trains.
  • Routesy Bay Area: Public transit routes and schedules for your mobile phone.
  • BART: Real-time departures, advisories, trip planners, fares, schedules and more.
  • Nextbus: Real-time transit arrival & departure information.
  • Caltrain: Doesn't have an official mobile app but lists some alternatives.

Taxis, Private Transportation & Ridesharing Services

Membership Carsharing Services

  • CityCarShare: Founded in 2001, this nonprofit service pioneered the carsharing movement in San Francisco.
  • Zipcar: Carsharing service with locations around the country and the world.
  • Getaround: Share your car or rent somebody else's.

Private Transportation Companies

  • Lyft: an alternative to taxis.
  • Uber: another alternative to taxis.

University of the Pacific provides these links as a service to our visitors. A listing here does not consititute an endorsement or warranty.

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