Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate

Directions to Cavallo Point

Cavallo Point, the San Francisco Bay Area’s lodge in the Golden Gate National Park, is located in Fort Baker, near the Golden Gate Bridge, one mile from Sausalito, California. Here, you’ll find directions to Cavallo Point from downtown San Francisco, downtown Sausalito, San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Oakland and San Jose airports, The Embarcadero, and Fisherman’s Wharf.

There is easy access from Cavallo Point to San Francisco by car, bus, and ferry. All three Bay Area airports are just a short drive away: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 40-50 minutes; Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 50 minutes; and San Jose International Airport (SJC) is 70 minutes. Private airport transportation may be arranged. Please contact our Front Desk for more information.

Public transportation to San Francisco is available by bus or ferry. To access these, Cavallo Point offers complimentary shuttle service for our hotel guests to and from the Ferry Station in Sausalito, one mile from the lodge. The shuttle operates on a daily schedule and arrangements must be made 12 hours in advance. Please ask our Concierge or Front Desk for details.

a woman standing on the shore with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background

Location & Contact Information

Cavallo Point - the Lodge at the Golden Gate
601 Murray Circle
Fort Baker
Sausalito, CA 94965

Toll-free phone from US and Canada: 1.888.651.2003
Phone: 415.339.4700
Fax: 415.339.4792
Email: [email protected]

San Francisco Access

Cavallo Point to Downtown San Francisco

Approximate time: 20 minutes

  1. To depart Cavallo Point, follow Murray Circle around the property and make a right onto Bunker Rd (continue on Bunker Rd for .6 miles)
  2. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.3 mi)
  4. Pass under the highway and stay left to merge onto Highway 101 south toward San Francisco (3.9 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (toll)
  6. Continue on US-101 south following signs for Downtown/Lombard St
  7. Make a slight left onto Lombard St (1 mi)
  8. Turn right at Van Ness Ave (1 mi)
  9. Turn left onto Post St (.8 mi)
  10. Turn right onto Stockton St. and immediately turn right onto Geary St.
  11. Parking: Entrance to Union Square underground parking garage is on Geary between Stockton St and Powell St

Downtown San Francisco to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 20 minutes

  1. Exit Union Square parking garage by turning right out of Geary St exit (continue on Geary St for .8 mi)
  2. Turn right at Van Ness Ave (1 mi)
  3. Follow traffic by turning left onto Lombard St (1 mi)
  4. After 1 mile, Lombard St veers right to become Highway 101 north, continue to follow signs for Golden Gate Bridge (4 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (no toll northbound)
  6. Take second exit after bridge toward Alexander Ave
  7. Stay right to immediately merge onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.2 mi)
  8. Make first left onto Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  9. Turn right to stay on Bunker Rd, do not pass through tunnel (.6 mi)
  10. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside, at the stop sign turn right onto Murray Circle (.3 mi)
  11. Stay left to follow Murray Circle around toward Cavallo Point reception

Cavallo Point to The Embarcadero and Fisherman's Wharf

Approximate time: 15-20 minutes

  1. To depart Cavallo Point, follow Murray Circle around the property and make a right onto Bunker Rd (continue on Bunker Rd for .6 miles)
  2. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.3 mi)
  4. Pass under the highway and stay left to merge onto Highway 101 south toward San Francisco (4 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (toll)
  6. Continue on US-101 south following signs for Downtown/Lombard St
  7. Make a slight left onto Lombard St (1 mi)
  8. Turn left at Van Ness Ave (.3 mi)
  9. Turn right at North Point St (1 mi)
  10. Turn left at Grant Avenue (1 block)
  11. The Embarcadero: From Grant Ave, turn right onto The Embarcadero and continue on The Embarcadero for 1 mile to reach Embarcadero Plaza and Ferry Building Market Place.
  12. Fisherman's Wharf: From Grant Ave, turn left onto The Embarcadero. Fisherman's Wharf is located along the Embarcadero and continues along Jefferson St.

The Embarcadero and Fisherman's Wharf to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 15-20 minutes

  1. From The Embarcadero: Take The Embarcadero north toward Fisherman's Wharf for 1mile, turn left onto North Point St
  2. From Fisherman's Wharf: Take any southbound street two blocks inland toward North PointSt, turn right onto North Point St
  3. Continue on North Point St (distance will vary)
  4. Turn left onto Van Ness Ave (.3 mi)
  5. Turn right onto Lombard St (1 mi)
  6. After 1 mile, Lombard St will veer right and become Highway 101 north, follow signs for Golden Gate Bridge (4 mi)
  7. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (no toll northbound)
  8. Take second exit after bridge toward Alexander Ave
  9. Stay right to immediately merge onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.2 mi)
  10. Make first left onto Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  11. Turn right to stay on Bunker Rd, do no pass through tunnel (.6 mi)
  12. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside, at the stop sign turn right onto Murray Circle (.3 mi)
  13. Stay left to follow Murray Circle around toward Cavallo Point reception

Cavallo Point to Golden Gate Park

Approximate time: 15 minutes

  1. To depart Cavallo Point, follow Murray Circle around the property and make a right onto Bunker Rd (continue on Bunker Rd for .6 miles)
  2. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.3 mi)
  4. Pass under the highway and stay left to merge onto Highway 101 south toward San Francisco (2.3 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (toll)
  6. Take second exit after bridge onto Park-Presidio Blvd following signs for 19th Ave/Route 1/Golden Gate Park (2 mi)
  7. Turn right at Cabrillo St (1 block)
  8. Turn left at 14th Ave (1 block)
  9. Turn left onto Fulton St (.2 mi)
  10. Turn right onto 10th Ave and continue into Music Concourse Parking Garage

Golden Gate Park to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 20 minutes

  1. Exit Music Concourse Parking Garage by taking 10th Ave north toward Fulton St
  2. Turn left onto Fulton St (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right at Park-Presidio Blvd (2 mi)
  4. Stay straight to merge onto US-101 north and cross Golden Gate Bridge (2.2 mi)
  5. Take second exit after bridge toward Alexander Ave
  6. Stay right to immediately merge onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.2 mi)
  7. Make first left onto Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  8. Turn right to stay on Bunker Rd, do no pass through tunnel (.6 mi)
  9. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside, at the stop sign turn right onto Murray Circle (.3 mi)
  10. Stay left to follow Murray Circle around toward Cavallo Point reception

Sausalito Access

Cavallo Point to Downtown Sausalito

Approximate time: 5 minutes

  1. From Cavallo Point entrance stay straight on East Rd toward downtown Sausalito (continue on East Rd for .8 mi)
  2. At the fork, stay right
  3. At the stop sign, veer right onto Alexander Ave (.2 mi)
  4. Alexander Ave turns left to become South St (500 ft)
  5. Follow traffic by turning right onto 2nd St (500 ft)
  6. Follow traffic by turning right onto Bridgeway/Richardson St by following sign for "Business Dist."
  7. Follow Bridgeway to downtown Sausalito (.2 mi)

Downtown Sausalito (Bridge Ave) to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 5 minutes

  1. Start out going south on Bridgeway Blvd toward Anchor St
  2. Bridgeway Blvd becomes Richardson St
  3. Turn left onto 2nd St
  4. 2nd St becomes South St
  5. South St becomes Alexander Ave
  6. Turn slight right onto Fort Baker Rd
  7. Stay straight to go on East Rd
  8. Turn right onto Murray Circle near bottom of hillside

From the North Bay

  1. Take 101 south towards San Francisco
  2. Pass through Waldo tunnel and stay in right lane
  3. Take Sausalito exit, the very last exit before the Golden Gate Bridge
  4. Turn right at stop sign onto Sausalito Lateral Rd and proceed through tunnel under Hwy 101
  5. Proceed straight through stop sign
  6. Make first left onto Bunker Rd
  7. Do not pass through tunnel, take first right to stay on Bunker Rd
  8. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside; at stop, turn right onto Murray Circle
  9. Turn left at next stop to follow Murray Circle around parade ground toward Cavallo Point reception

Airport Access

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 30 minutes

  1. To exit SFO, take Highway 101 north toward San Francisco (continue on US-101 for 1 mile)
  2. Exit onto Interstate 380 west toward San Bruno (2 mi)
  3. Exit onto Interstate 280 north toward San Francisco (6 mi)
  4. Stay left at the fork onto Route 1 north following signs for 19th Ave/Golden Gate Bridge
  5. Make a slight left onto 19th Ave (3.4 mi)
  6. When passing through Golden Gate Park, stay right as 19th Ave becomes Park-Presidio Blvd (3 mi)
  7. Stay straight to merge onto US-101 north and cross Golden Gate Bridge (2.2 mi)
  8. Take second exit after bridge toward Alexander Ave
  9. Stay right to immediately merge onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.2 mi)
  10. Make first left onto Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  11. Turn right to stay on Bunker Rd, do no pass through tunnel (.6 mi)
  12. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside, at the stop sign turn right onto Murray Circle (.3 mi)
  13. Stay left to follow Murray Circle around toward Cavallo Point reception

Cavallo Point to San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Approximate time: 30 minutes

  1. To depart Cavallo Point, follow Murray Circle around the property and make a right onto Bunker Rd (continue on Bunker Rd for .6 miles)
  2. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.3 mi)
  4. Pass under the highway and stay left to merge onto Highway 101 south toward San Francisco (2.3 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (toll)
  6. Exit onto Park-Presidio Blvd following signs for 19th Ave/Route 1/Golden Gate Park (3 mi)
  7. When passing through Golden Gate park, stay left as Park-Presidio Blvd becomes 19th Ave (3.4 mi)
  8. After passing Stonestown Galleria/SF State University, follow traffic by making a slight right onto Junipero Serra Blvd
  9. Junipero Serra Blvd merges into Interstate 280 south toward San Jose (6 mi)
  10. Exit onto Interstate 380 east toward US-101 south/S F International Airport (1.5 mi)
  11. Exit toward S F International Airport and follow posted signs for Domestic/International Terminals (1.4 mi)

Oakland International Airport to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 50 minutes

  1. From Oakland Airport, follow all signs to Interstate 880 north toward downtown Oakland (continue on I-880 north for 8.7 miles)
  2. Exit to Interstate 80 west toward San Francisco/Bay Bridge (8.2 mi)
  3. Cross Bay Bridge (toll)
  4. Exit onto Highway 101 north following signs for Golden Gate Bridge (.7 mi)
  5. Take Mission St exit following signs for US-101 north/Golden Gate Bridge
  6. Stay right to merge onto Mission St following signs for US-101/Van Ness Ave/Golden Gate Bridge (.4 mi)
  7. Note: Through San Francisco, Highway 101 is connected by Mission St, Van Ness Ave, and Lombard St
  8. Stay in the center lanes to make a slight left onto Van Ness Ave following signs for US-101 north/Golden Gate Bridge (2 mi)
  9. Follow traffic by turning left onto Lombard St (1 mi)
  10. After 1 mile, Lombard St will veer right and turn into Highway 101 north, continue to follow signs for Golden Gate Bridge (4 mi)
  11. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (no toll northbound)
  12. Take second exit after bridge toward Alexander Ave
  13. Stay right to immediately merge onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.2 mi)
  14. Mark first left onto Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  15. Turn right to stay on Bunker Rd, do no pass through tunnel (.6 mi)
  16. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside, at the stop sign turn right onto Murray Circle (.3 mi)
  17. Stay left to follow Murray Circle around toward Cavallo Point reception

Cavallo Point to Oakland International Airport

Approximate time: 50 minutes

  1. To depart Cavallo Point, follow Murray Circle around the property and make a right onto Bunker Rd (continue on Bunker Rd for .6 miles)
  2. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.3 mi)
  4. Pass under the highway and stay left to merge onto Highway 101 south toward San Francisco (3.9 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (toll)
  6. Continue on US-101 south, stay right to follow signs for Downtown/Lombard St
  7. Note: Through San Francisco, Highway 101 is connected by Lombard St and Van Ness Ave
  8. Make a slight left onto Lombard St (1 mi)
  9. Turn right at Van Ness Ave (2 mi)
  10. Pass under the freeway and turn right onto US-101 south onramp following signs for Interstate 80 east/Oakland (.6 mi)
  11. Stay left to merge onto I-80 east toward Bay Bridge/Oakland (6.7 mi)
  12. Cross Bay Bridge (no toll eastbound)
  13. Exit onto Interstate 880 south toward Alameda/San Jose/Airport (10.8 mi)
  14. Take Hegenberger Rd exit toward Oakland Airport
  15. Keep right to merge onto Hegenberger Rd and continue straight ahead to the airport (1 mi)

San Jose International Airport to Cavallo Point

Approximate time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

  1. From San Jose Airport, follow all signs to Highway 87 north toward Highway 101 (continue on CA-87 north for .8 miles)
  2. Merge onto Highway 101 north toward San Francisco (33 mi)
  3. Exit onto Interstate 380 west toward San Bruno (2 mi)
  4. Exit onto Interstate 280 north toward San Francisco (6 mi)
  5. Stay left at the fork onto Route 1 north following signs for 19th Ave/Golden Gate Bridge
  6. Make a slight left onto 19th Ave (3.4 mi)
  7. When passing through Golden Gate Park, stay right as 19th Ave becomes Park-Presidio Blvd (3 mi)
  8. Stay straight to merge onto US-101 north and cross Golden Gate Bridge (2.2 mi)
  9. Take second exit after bridge toward Alexander Ave
  10. Stay right to immediately merge onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.2 mi)
  11. Make first left onto Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  12. Turn right to stay on Bunker Rd, do no pass through tunnel (.6 mi)
  13. Follow Bunker Rd down hillside, at the stop sign turn right onto Murray Circle (.3 mi)
  14. Stay left to follow Murray Circle around toward Cavallo Point reception

Cavallo Point to San Jose International Airport

Approximate time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

  1. To depart Cavallo Point, follow Murray Circle around the property and make a right onto Bunker Rd (continue on Bunker Rd for .6 miles)
  2. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Bunker Rd (.2 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Sausalito Lateral Rd (.3 mi)
  4. Pass under the highway and stay left to merge onto Highway 101 south toward San Francisco (3.9 mi)
  5. Cross Golden Gate Bridge (toll)
  6. Take second exit after bridge onto Park-Presidio Blvd following signs for 19th Ave/Route 1/Golden Gate Park (3 mi)
  7. When passing through Golden Gate park, stay left as Park-Presidio Blvd becomes 19th Ave (3.4 mi)
  8. After passing Stonestown Galleria/SF State University, follow traffic by making a slight right onto Junipero Serra Blvd
  9. Junipero Serra Blvd merges into Interstate 280 south toward San Jose (6 mi)
  10. Exit onto Interstate 380 east toward US-101 south/S F International Airport (1.5 mi)
  11. Exit onto US-101 south toward San Jose, stay left to merge onto US-101 and pass San Francisco Airport (34 mi)
  12. Exit onto Highway 87 south
  13. From CA-87 south, take Skyport Dr exit to the right following signs for San Jose Airport

Transportation

From our Cavallo Point shuttle service and on-property Lexus vehicles to San Francisco’s premier car service, we are pleased to offer a number of transportation options during your stay with us. Should you have any additional transportation requirements, please contact our Concierge or Front Desk.

Cavallo Point Shuttle Service

Cavallo Point offers daily complimentary shuttle service for our hotel guests to and from Sausalito as well as to and from San Francisco (Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf) from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. For a complete schedule, click here. Please ask our Concierge or Front Desk for details.

Lexus

As a benefit to our guests, several Lexus vehicles are available for guests to use for test drives and to explore the surrounding area. Cars are available on a first come, first serve basis for a two-hour period. Please call 888.651.2003 or visit the Front Desk for details.

A-Transporter Limousine Company

A-Transporter Limousine Company is San Francisco’s premier car service—offering the latest model luxury sedans, limousines, and SUV’s with the most experienced and professional drivers. From the leisure traveler to the business executive, customer service and guest satisfaction are their top priorities.

To reserve, please call 866.755.3322 or send an email.