- The Plaza is nestled in the heart of the Union Square/Central Market district, directly across from the historic U.S. Mint building and Westfield San Francisco Centre.
Mint Plaza is located off of Mint and Fifth Streets between Market and Mission Streets in San Francisco's Central Market district. The Plaza is a short distance (approximately 1 block) from the BART/MUNI Powell and Montgomery Street stations. Convenient MUNI bus lines include the 14 Mission, 15 Third, 30 Stockton, 45 Union and all Market Street routes. The CalTrain Station at Fourth and Townsend is served directly by MUNI's 30 Stockton, with stops on Third Street at Howard and at Mission. Mint Plaza is also convenient to Golden Gate Transit, SamTrans and AC Transit downtown bus routes.
From the East Bay: Take Interstate 80 and exit at 5th Street. Turn right onto 5th Street and go North 3 blocks. Mint Plaza is located off of 5th Street between Mission and Market Streets.
From the Peninsula: Take Highway 101 until it connects to Interstate 80 and exit at Fourth Street; Fourth immediately leads onto Bryant Street. Take a left from Bryant onto Third Street. Go North on 3rd Street one block then turn left on Harrison Street. Go 2 blocks on Harrison then turn right on 5th Street. Go 3 blocks north on 5th Street. Mint Plaza is located off of 5th Street between Mission and Market Streets.
From the North Bay: Take Highway 101 to Lombard Street. Follow Lombard to Van Ness Avenue and turn right; follow Van Ness until you reach O’Farrell Street. Turn left on O’Farrell, go 9 blocks, then turn right on Stockton, crossing Market Street onto 4th Street. Go 1 block on 4th Street and take a left on Mission Street. Go one block on Mission and turn right on 5th Street. Mint Plaza is located off of 5th Street between Mission and Market Streets.
There are a number of public parking garages in the area; however, visitors are encouraged to use public transportation. The closest and largest garage is the 5th and Mission Garage. Please note that parking availability in this busy downtown area can vary widely due to conventions, etc.
Designated bicycle lanes travel downtown on Folsom Street and return along Howard Street. Take 5th Street North from Folsom or Howard. Mint Plaza is located off of 5th Street between Mission and Market Streets. Dedicated bicycle racks are available on Mint Plaza adjacent to the Old US Mint and Mint Street.