Campus Directions and Parking
San Francisco Campus information
The campus is located in the South of Market (SoMa) area of San Francisco, one block south of the Embarcadero Muni/BART station on Market Street.
135 Main Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
A key card is required for after-hours access.
Babson occupies the third floor of 135 Main Street. The 7,293-square foot campus consists of two large classrooms, one reception area, two small conference rooms, and four staff offices.
Each classroom is equipped with a computer, projection system, microphones, Crestron control system, integrated webcams, and one of the classrooms has a telepresence system.
Classes at Babson’s San Francisco campus are delivered face to face, via streaming technologies and online.
All Muni trains stop at the Embarcadero station. Exit from the station toward Main Street, walk south on Main Street, cross Mission Street, arrive at 135 Main Street.
BART runs from both SFO and OAK into downtown San Francisco. Disembark at the Embarcadero station. Exit from the station toward Main Street, walk south on Main Street, cross Mission Street, arrive at 135 Main Street.
Caltrain runs from the SJC airport and the South Bay/Peninsula to the San Francisco Caltrain Station at Fourth and King streets near AT&T Park. From there, switch to the N or T Muni train and ride to the Embarcadero Muni/BART station.
Cabs (all depending on traffic)
From Union Square (approx. $10): About 5 minutes
From SFO (approx. $50): About 20 minutes
From SJC (approx. $150): About 55 minutes
From OAK (approx. $70): About 30 minutes
Street parking is metered every day. In general, meters are in operation from 7 a.m. or 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Street parking becomes more available in the evening. Meters in off-street parking lots can extend as late as 9 p.m.
Be sure to read the meter signs for instructions and restrictions, as the rules for each metered spot can vary. Please refer to
www.sfmta.com for more information.
Garage and Lot Parking
There are several lots and garages within walking distance with various rates. These lots/garages are within two to four blocks of the campus and typically cost around $20 per day:
- 75 Howard Garage - 75 Howard Street (between Steuart/Spear)
- Priority Parking – 390 Main Street (between Folsom/Harrison)
- Place 2 Park – 281 Main Street (between Howard/Folsom)
- Impark – 100 Folsom Street (between Main/Spear)
- Standard Parking – 121 Spear Street (between Mission/Howard)
- Pier 30 Lot – Pier 30 (across Bryant Street)
- Bayside Lot – 1 Bryant Street (across Pier 30)