The San Francisco VA Medical Center is located in the northwest corner of the City near the Cliff House.
FROM THE NORTH Cross the Golden Gate Bridge. Take the Highway 1/19th Avenue exit and go south through the General MacArthur Tunnel which puts you on Park Presidio. At the third traffic light, turn right on Clement Street. Go about two miles and turn right at 42nd Avenue onto the medical center grounds. Patient and visitor parking is located in front of Building 1.
FROM THE EAST Cross the Bay Bridge and exit at Ninth Street/Civic Center. At the end of the ramp, bear left onto Harrison for one block and then turn right onto Ninth Street and stay to the left. After crossing Market, stay to the left onto Hayes. Turn right on Van Ness. Continue on Van Ness approximately ½ mile and turn left on Geary. Continue on Geary for about four miles and turn right on 42nd Avenue. Go up the hill to hospital. Patient and visitor parking is located in front of Building 1.
FROM THE OAKLAND AIRPORT Follow signs to I-880 north (going towards downtown Oakland). Take I-880 north and follow signs for San Francisco to the Bay Bridge. After crossing the Bay Bridge, follow the “FROM THE EAST” instructions above.
FROM THE SOUTH Take interstate 280 north. Near San Francisco stay to the left and follow signs to 19th Avenue/Golden Gate Bridge. Stay in the left lanes and at the first traffic light, bear left onto 19th Avenue. Continue on 19th Avenue 3 miles and stay in the left lane as you enter Golden Gate Park. Turn left at the traffic light onto 25th Avenue. Continue on 25th Avenue for about one mile and turn left on Clement. Go one mile and turn right at 42nd Avenue onto the medical center grounds. Patient and visitor parking is located in front of Building 1.
FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT When exiting the SF Airport, follow the signs for “San Bruno 280/380.” This exit will take you onto an overhead highway that passes over highway 101 towards the west to highway 280. Take Interstate 280 north and follow the “FROM THE SOUTH” instructions above.
BY BUS The 38 Geary/Ft. Miley bus (MUNI) goes directly to the medical center. (Make sure the destination sign includes “Fort Miley.”) You can catch it downtown at the Transbay Terminal, or on Geary. If coming from the North Bay, take the Golden Gate Transit Bus #50. Get off at the first stop after it turns onto Geary. Cross Geary and Park Presidio to catch the 38 Geary/Ft. Miley bus going west to the medical center. San Francisco VA Medical Center is at the end of the 38 Geary/Ft. Miley route.