Travel Information

The 8th Annual FIRST conference will be at The Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, California, U.S.A. Santa Clara is in the heart of the Silicon Valley in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area with the nearby bigger cities of San Francisco and San Jose.

It is recommend to fly into the San Jose International Airport (SJC) if possible.

The Westin Hotel is located only about 10 minutes drive from San Jose Airport (SJC). Taxi from the San Jose Airport will cost about $15US. The Westin Hotel also provides a free shuttle service from the San Jose Airport (SJC). Please, contact The Westin Hotel at 408-986-0700 to arrange pickup when you arrive. Some attendees may be limited to flights into the San Francisco Airport(SFO). The Westin Hotel is located about 45 minutes drive from the San Francisco Airport (SFO). Taxi and limousine service from the San Francisco Airport (SFO) will cost about $50US. If arranged in advance, SFO shuttle services run from $21 to $50 depending on time of travel and type of service (single stop, multiple stop, shared or private). These are a few of the services available.

Airport Connection +01-408-730-5555
Bayporter Express +01-415-467-1800
Express Airport Shuttle +01-408-378-6720
Greyhound +01-415-558-6789
SamTrans +01-800-660-4BUS
Santa Cruz Airporter +01-408-423-1214
South & East Bay Shuttle +01-408-559-9477
Super Shuttle +01-415-558-8500
VIP Airport Shuttle +01-408-378-8847

For those attendees coming from the USENIX conference in downtown San Jose, the SCCTA Light Rail runs from downtown San Jose to the Great America stop right by the Westin Hotel.

Last modified: 31 May 1996

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