San Francisco International Airport is an international airport 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco, California. SFO is the largest airport in Northern California. It is also the second-busiest on the Western Coast of North America and the seventh busiest airport in the United States.
If you’re driving to SFO Airport, type the address below into any of your phone mapping apps or GPS devices to get directions:
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
San Francisco, CA 94128, USA
Airport parking can be expensive or hard to find. If you choose to drive to San Francisco (SFO) Airport, use one of these sites to compare parking facilities and even reserve a spot in advance: ParkingAccess or Instapark.
When you arrive at the airport, there are many airport transportation options and airport transfers you can use to get to your next destination. They include shuttle vans, rideshare services, taxis, rental cars, buses, and trains. To help you book the best deal, we’ve outlined detailed information about every mode of transport available at San Francisco Airport.
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San Francisco Airport Shuttle
If you want a safe and budget-friendly ride, an airport shuttle is your go-to choice. Share a ride, save some money, and enjoy your trip! Many shuttles operate at SFO Airport. If you’re interested in their contact information, rates, and locations, rest easy, we’ve got that covered. Check out all shuttle companies and their phone numbers:
|SFO Airport Shuttle
|East Bay Connection
|Evans Airport Service
|San Francisco City Shuttle
|Pacific Town Car
|Sonoma County Airport Express
Airport Express is a shared-ride van suggested by the airport. It has been serving OAK and SFO Airports since 1979. This is the best airport transportation to downtown San Francisco or Fisherman's Wharf. A one-way fare is $17, while children that are younger than 11 pay $12. If you wish to be picked up at another location, don't hesitate to reach out to Airport Express at (415) 775-5121.
Super Shuttle Express offers airport rides to and from San Francisco International Airport, and you can choose from three services. They offer a shared ride for budget-wise travelers, an express ride without stops, and a black car for luxury transport service. Arrange a shuttle van online or by calling (800) 258-3826 to get a shuttle to Downtown San Francisco, Stanford, Fisherman’s Wharf, or any other location or hotel.
Evans Airport Shuttle can provide you with a ride from SFO Airport to Napa, Santa Rosa, and Vallejo 7 days a week. Their pick-up point at SFO Airport is on Baggage Claim level at the green and white curb. The standard fare is $40 per person. Note that shared shuttles are temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19, but you can arrange private transfers. Call (707) 255-1559 for any queries.
Sonoma County Airport Express offers scheduled airport service from San Francisco to Sonoma County from 6:30 AM until 11 PM. At SFO Airport, buses pick up passengers on the Lower Level in the center island—look for the pillars marked Airporters. The one-way fare to/from Sonoma County is $38 per person, while a transfer to Marin County is $30.
Pacific Town Car provides airport shuttle service, private car service, and luxury limo services. They have a wide range and variety of vehicles to offer. We’ve found sedan limousine prices in San Francisco Bay Area for you, so you can check out some of their rates below:
|From SFO to San Francisco
|From SFO to Oakland
|From SFO to San Jose
|From SFO to Albany
|From SFO to Hillsborough
|From SFO to Palo Alto
|From SFO to Richmond
|From SFO to San Mateo
Note: BayPorter Express used to offer door-to-door and charter services to and from San Francisco Airport and Easy Bay, but it stopped operating. This applies to American Airporter Shuttle, too—this transport provider is permanently closed.
Taking an Uber or Lyft is one of the most convenient ways to and from San Francisco International Airport. If you are new to these services, we may address most of your questions. See the list below to discover the fare estimates for transfers to the most popular destinations in the area.
How to find your Uber/Lyft ride?
App-based transportation drivers pick up passengers on Level 5 of the Domestic Parking Garage. If you search for a ride to SFO, your driver will drop you off curbside on the Departures or Arrivals Level.
Taxis are comfortable and fast transfers that save you from worrying about schedules and frequencies. If you search for quick point-to-point service from San Francisco International Airport, this is the option for you.
Taxi ranks at SFO are at the roadway center islands on the Arrivals Levels of all airport terminals. Fares depend on your destination, time of the day, and traffic. Here are the lowest taxi fare estimates:
|Downtown San Francisco
San Francisco Airport Bus to City
SFO Airport has a wide offer regarding bus services operated by SamTrans. You can get not only to downtown San Francisco but also to many other locations within San Mateo County.
Want to know which bus routes are available at San Francisco Airport? We’ve outlined all of them below:
- Route KX (to San Francisco and to Redwood City Transit Center)
- Route 292 (to San Francisco and to Hillsdale Mall)
- Route 397 (to San Francisco and to Palo Alto Transit Center)
- Route 398 (to San Bruno BART and to Redwood City Transit Center)
- Route 140 (To SFO Air Train and to Manor/Palmetto)
To find out the fares for this type of transportation (within San Francisco), check our list below:
|Youth (18 and younger)
|Eligible Discount (Seniors/Disabled)
Bay Area Rapid Transit is a light rail that connects SFO Airport with downtown and other destinations within the city and its surroundings. BART is a great option if you need an economic and efficient way to get around San Francisco Airport. It's fast and cheaper than any other ground transportation option at SFO Airport. BART Station can be found at the International Terminal at SFO Airport, in the G boarding area. The cost for a one-way ticket to South San Francisco from SFO Airport is $8.40 - 8.95.
Airport Air Train
Inter-Terminal Transportation at San Francisco Airport is done by the Air Train, which connects all terminals with the rental car facility and terminal garages. It has a couple of lines, the Red-line and the Blue-line. They help passengers move from all terminals and their garages and connect the airport terminals with the rental car facility and terminal garages.
Rental Car Service
If you search for a more independent transportation option and are willing to pay more, the best option for you is to rent a vehicle. At San Francisco Airport, the Rental Car Center is located far away from terminals. To go there, use the Air Train Blue Line. Check our list below for contact details of all agencies.
|Rental Car Company
||650 244 4131
||(650) 697 9200
||(650) 616 3000
||(650) 283 0898
Use Shuttle Fare to make reservations safely and affordably! In addition to San Francisco Airport, our comprehensive guides cover other major airports in the area, such as: