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

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Caltrain  •  25 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 398 bus  •  47 min

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

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 14.1 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 14.1 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport 14.1 miles

$90 - $130

Shuttle  •  15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport

$35 - $50

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 14.1 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Redwood City Caltrain and arriving at Millbrae Caltrain. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Redwood City and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to Caltrain which takes 25 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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Map of how to get from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
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 Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
WAV
$24 - $35
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $65
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Taxi from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Shuttle from Redwood City to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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