Travel and Transportation

About Burlingame

Home to charming old-style neighborhoods and vibrant downtowns, Burlingame and surrounding areas feature bay front parks and recreation-friendly lagoons where you can rent an electric boat or take out a kayak.

The Burlingame and San Mateo downtowns offer trendy, upscale shops and restaurants for both locals and tourists.  A free shuttle will pick up visitors at select Burlingame hotels and take them to downtown Burlingame for a day of shopping and dining.


With an average temperature of 57.4 degrees year-round, there is always something to do!

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Airline Travel

AP Management has arranged discount travel. Please refer to the Travel Discounts page for exclusive deals for Advanced Photonics attendees only.

SFO's mission is to provide an exceptional airport in service to our communities.  With nearly 58 million guests travelling through the Airport each year, the entire team is focused on providing the best level of service and care.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is an enterprise department of the City and County of San Francisco and strives to be safe and secure in everything we do, deliver a quality guest experience, be on the leading edge for airport environmental and social sustainability initiatives, all while operating a successful and efficient business.

For more information regarding the San Francisco International Airport, visit their website!

Getting to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) (Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles)

FREE 24-Hour Shuttle to SFO

The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to/from the San Francisco Airport (SFO). It runs 24 hours a day in increments of 10 to 15 minutes and is available at every terminal on the departure level.

As you exit the airport, look for the sign labeled "Hotel Shuttle" and be sure to board the bus labeled "Hyatt/Marriott".

For more information regarding this shuttle, please contact the hotel directly and to track the shuttle's location, please click here.

BART Rapid Rail

BART operates rapid rail service to northern San Mateo County, San Francisco and the East Bay directly from SFO. The SFO BART Station is located on the Departures/Ticketing Level of the International Terminal (Boarding Area G side). BART is easily accessed from any terminal by riding SFO's AirTrain to the Garage G/BART Station stop. There is no charge to board AirTrain. Tickets can be purchased at the SFO BART Station upon arrival.


Caltrain provides rail service between San Francisco and San Jose.  Express trains operate during weekday commute hours, and some operate to Morgan Hill and Gilroy.  SamTrans Route SFO connects each Airport terminal with Caltrain's Millbrae Station.  It is timed to meet each Caltrain service to and from the south, 7 days per week.

SamTrans Public Bus Service

SamTrans provides 24-hour bus service connecting SFO with San Mateo County and parts of San Francisco. Routes SFO, ECR, 292, 397 and 398 stop directly at the Airport terminals.  Routes ECR, 140, 292, and 397 stop at the Rental Car Center and the United Airlines Maintenance Center.  Routes ECR, 292 and 397 stop on North McDonnell Road at the Airport Business Center and West Field Road.

At the terminals, SamTrans buses stop at:

Terminal 2:  Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level, center island adjacent to Courtyard 2

Terminal 3:  Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level, curbside adjacent to Courtyard 4

International Terminal:  Level 1 at Courtyard A and curbside adjacent to Courtyard G

Tansportation and Services

FREE Burlingame Trolley from the Hyatt Regency

There is a free Burlington Trolley that runs six days a week, serving the Burlingame Avenue and Broadway shopping areas and the nearby hotels--including the Hyatt Regency!

Currently there is no charge to passengers for the use of the trolley's services. The trolley is funded by the City of Burlingame, Peninsula Joint Powers Board, San Mateo Transit District, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, Downtown Burlingame Business Association, and the Broadway Improvement District

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit):

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) connects the San Francisco Peninsula with Oakland, Berkeley, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Dublin/Pleasanton and other cities in the East Bay. For more than 45 years BART has provided fast, reliable transportation to downtown offices, shopping centers, tourist attractions, entertainment venues, universities and other destinations for Bay Area residents and visitors alike.

For more information, please visit their website!


Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy.

For more information, please visit their website!


No bridge traffic or tolls. Just a scenic, calming ride to locations across the Bay while you enjoy and take in the amazing bay views. You can even bring your bike on board!

For more information, visit their website!

Cable Cars:

San Francisco is one of the few places in the world where people can ride on a national historic landmark. The cable cars are the world's last manually operated cable car system, a tramway whose cars are pulled along by cables embedded in the street.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) runs three cable car lines. The three cable lines are:

  • Powell-Hyde (Running from Hallidie Plaza to Fisherman's Wharf via Powell and Hyde Streets.)
  • Powell-Mason (Running from Hallidie Plaza to Fisherman's Wharf via Powell and Mason Streets.)
  • California Street (Running from Market Street to Van Ness Avenue via California Street.)

For more information on how to ride and how to buy a ticket, please visit their website!