There are 8 ways to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Caltrain  •  27 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Bullet / ...

$5 - $7

7 alternative options

Caltrain, line 398 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 398 bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level 398 / ...

$5 - $7

Line 522 bus, bus, line 398 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Castro to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B Ecr
  3. Take the line 398 bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level 398 / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 27 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 27 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport 27 miles

$120 - $180

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport

$50 - $75

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 27 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to Caltrain which costs $5 - $7 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Mountain View and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 23 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.

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The Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from El Camino & Castro and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mountain View Caltrain and arriving at Millbrae Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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What companies run services between Mountain View, CA, USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

Caltrain operates a train from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, and Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Mountain View Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$40 - $60
uberX
$40 - $60
WAV
$40 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $80
SELECT
$90 - $120
BLACK
$120 - $150
SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Shuttle from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$50 - $75

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