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GDC takes place at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. Book early for discounted hotel rates and find information about traveling to San Francisco and getting around the city. 


GDC and Convention Housing Partners have secured discounted rates on hotels near the event for attendees.

Book your room now through the official site for the best availability and lowest rates.

For more information, email [email protected] or call (US: 866-561-0540; International: +1-415-813-6088, option 6)

Where is the Moscone Convention Center?

The Moscone Center
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103


For information about San Francisco transit, weather, traffic conditions, and parking, visit 511: The Bay Area Travel Guide or call TravInfo at 415-817-1717.

Driving Directions

The Moscone Convention Center is conveniently located by major freeways 280 and 101. Street parking is limited but there are several parking garages located around the center.



Muni is one of the most economical ways to get to the event. Bus lines run often and stops are located extensively throughout the city. 



BART is an economical and convenient way to travel to the event if you are staying near the BART line. Disembark at the Powell Street Station, exit to 4th and Market Streets, turn right on 4th, walk two blocks south to Howard and turn left, and you'll find Moscone South on your right and Moscone North on your left. 


Take Caltrain from the south bay to the Caltrain Station (Fourth & Townsend): Across Fourth street from the train station, you can board either the #15, #30, or #45 Muni lines and disembark at Third and Folsom. Walk one block North up towards Howard St. Turn left on Howard and you'll find Moscone South on your left and Moscone North on your right.


San Francisco International Airport

San Francsico International Airport is the Bay Area's largest airport and California's second busiest. Flying into SFO is the best option for international visitors. BART is connected to the airport providing easy access to the event and many surrounding hotels. Ride shares like Lyft and Uber, taxi, and rental car service is also available.

Learn about transportation to and from SFO.


Oakland Airport

Out-of-state event attendees may find better flight fares flying into the smaller Oakland Airport. BART also connects to OAK providing easy transport to the event and hotels. Ride shares like Lyft and Uber, taxi, and rental car services are also available.

Learn about transportation to and from OAK.


For general parking information in and around the Moscone Convention Center, consult the parking map.

Travel Perks


Use discount code LW2GD for 10% off of one-way or round-trip transfers, and/or for shared rides to and from SFO.


Enter the code "GDC19" in the promos tab on the Lyft app for $10 off your first ride. Valid for new users only and does not cover tips, cancellation fees, or damage fees associated with the ride.

SF Travel for GDC 2020

Check out deals in the city for fun, food, and sightseeing from San Francisco Travel.

San Francisco CityPASS

Save 42% or more on admission to San Francisco’s top attractions with CityPASS tickets, including prepaid tickets for 3-day Muni Cable Car and Bus Passport, California Academy of Sciences, Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise, Aquarium of the Bay, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) or the Exploratorium.

United Airlines

United is offering a special discount for travel to and from San Francisco. Discounts are based on published fares and tickets must be purchased on the page linked below using the applicable code. The discount offer cannot be applied to “Basic Economy” flights.

  • For flights between January 1 and December 31, 2020: ZHEQ433236

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