SFOpera - Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking

The War Memorial Opera House (301 Van Ness Avenue) and Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera at the Veterans Building (401 Van Ness Avenue) are located in the vibrant Civic Center/Hayes Valley district between Fulton and Grove Streets.

Construction on Van Ness Avenue may impact travel time and bus lines 47, 49 and 90. Allow for extra time when getting to the Opera House.

WHERE TO PARK

We recommend the Civic Center Plaza Garage, which is the largest parking garage in the area. It is within 2 blocks of the Opera House and offers elevators to street level.

other ways to get here

Public Transportation
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The War Memorial Opera House and Wilsey Center are short walks from the Van Ness Muni and Civic Center BART stations.

Ride Share
RIDE SHARE Pick-Up and Drop-Off

When arriving from the north, use the address 315 Van Ness Ave. When arriving from the south, use the address 400 Franklin St.

 

SHUTTLES TO THE OPERA HOUSE

Look for San Francisco Opera signs on Chariot’s friendly blue vans.

from civic center bart

For all summer 2017 performances except Pride Weekend June 23–25.

Free shuttles pick-up and drop-off in front of Burger King (corner of Grove and Hyde Sts). Shuttles run in a loop 90 minutes prior to and 60 minutes following each performance. Reservations not required.

FROM PALO ALTO CALTRAIN

For Sunday performances in summer 2017.

Reservations have closed for Summer 2017 Season. Information on the Palo Alto Shuttle for Fall 2017 will be posted here in August. Questions in the meantime? Please email transportation@sfopera.com.