Ground Transportation

Ground Transportation from the Oakland and SFO airports

EarthRise at the Institute of Noetic Sciences is located approximately 26 miles north of San Francisco off of Highway 101 at the intersection of beautiful Marin and Sonoma Counties.

Direct travel time from the SFO and Oakland airports to IONS is approximately one hour from Oakland and slightly over an hour from SFO, depending on traffic.

Door-to-Door Shuttle Services

Western Eagle Shuttle
Advanced reservations required

$5 discount for online reservations
Phone: (415) 342-6444

Advanced reservations required

Online Reservations Available
Phone: 1-800-258-3826
Use Group Code RFPDA.


Airport Shuttles

Neither of these shuttles will take you directly to IONS. You will need to take a taxi service from the drop-off location if you choose this ground transportation option.

  • Airport Express – closest terminal is Petaluma Fairgrounds, 6.26 miles
    (707) 837-8700
  • Marin Airporter – closest terminal is Hamilton Parkway Terminal in Novato, 11.07 miles
    (415) 461-4222

Taxi Services

From Petaluma to EarthRise at IONS

From Novato to EarthRise at IONS

  • Novato Taxi
    (415) 898-8484

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