There are 7 ways to get from Redwood City 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.

Recommended option

Caltrain  •  25 min

  1. Local / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 398 bus  •  44 min

  1. 398 / ...

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. 14.1 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  15 min

  1. 14.1 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. 14.1 miles

$90 - $130

Shuttle  •  15 min

$35 - $50

Uber  •  15 min

  1. 14.1 miles

$23 - $30

Questions & Answers

The distance between Redwood City and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 20 km. The road distance is 23 km.

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

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

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.

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 44 min.

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

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 $3 - $5 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 44 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
25 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
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
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $80
ASSIST
$23 - $30
uberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
uberXL
$35 - $45
SELECT
$45 - $65
BLACK
$60 - $80
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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