There are 7 ways to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Caltrain  •  47 min

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

$6 - $8

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Line 522 bus, bus, line 398 bus  •  1 h 47 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

5 alternative options

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 - $55

Questions & Answers

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 47 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 47 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 best way to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to Caltrain which takes 47 min and costs .

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The Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain takes 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Castro station.

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Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Mountain View Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to Caltrain which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and bus and line 398 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

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Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Millbrae Caltrain station.

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Map of how to get from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 23.2 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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 $6 - $8 and the journey takes 47 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 47 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
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
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
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 - $55
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $150
Black 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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Yes, the driving distance between Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 27 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Mountain View to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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