The core Educational programming, General Sessions, APhA and APhA-ASP House of Delegates, and Exposition take place at the Moscone Convention Center. Meetings and networking events are held at both the Convention Center and Hilton. Limited shuttle service is offered between the Convention Center and Hilton.
Official Travel Agency
Options Travel is the official travel agency for APhA2017. Options Travel has negotiated rates with all of the major airlines and car rental companies. Discounts up to 15%! The best discounts are available when booking at least 60 days prior to travel. Please call Options Travel at 800-578-2173 between 8:30 am-5:00 pm (ET) Monday-Friday. Or send an email to Vicki Coleman and identify yourself as an APhA2017 attendee.
Airport Ground Transportation
Downtown San Francisco is serviced by San Francisco International Airport (SFO), located 13 miles south of the city. Ground transportation prices vary; the following are estimates:
- Taxi: $45-$50
- Uber/Lyft: $30-$34
- Light rail service via BART is available from SFO to Union Square (Powell Street Station): $8.95. You may also pre-puchase a $20 voucher for traveling from SFO.
Always confirm prices when enlisting services. All rates above subject to change.
Maps, Directions and Parking
The Moscone Convention Center is located at the corner of Fourth & Howard Streets. The address is 800 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. Click here for parking, maps, and directions to the Convention Center.
Limited complimentary shuttle service is provided between Moscone Convention Center NORTH and the Hilton Union Square (HQ Hotel) – Taylor Street Entrance. Please allow time for your shuttle commute. Due to construction and heavy traffic, the shuttle could take up to 30 minutes; the average walking time is 12-15 minutes between these facilities. All official hotels are within walking distance of both Moscone and the Hilton (HQ). Click here for the Shuttle Schedule. Walking map routes are provided in the APhA2017 App and Program Guide.
Please review the attached safety tips and city information to make your time at APhA2017 safe and secure.