There are 7 ways to get from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by plane, train, bus, 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

Fly  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Francisco (SFO) MRY - SFO

$142 - $474

Cheapest option

Bus, line 292 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas Amtrak to San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 292 bus from Folsom St & Beale St to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level 292 / ...

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Train, Caltrain  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Bullet / ...

$33 - $61

Bus, Caltrain  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6766 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Bullet / ...

$13 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 94.5 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from Salinas to San Francisco Airport 94.5 miles

$300 - $420

Line 29 bus, shuttle  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Lincoln / West Market to Prunedale North / Highway 156 29
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Prunedale to San Francisco International Airport

$47 - $62

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to bus and line 292 bus which costs $2 - $3 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Salinas and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 77 miles. The road distance is 94.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Salinas Amtrak and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Folsom St & Beale St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Salinas Amtrak and arriving at Millbrae Caltrain via San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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

United Airlines flies from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salinas to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 2 h 56 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas Amtrak to San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Folsom St & Beale St to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Salinas, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to Cahill / Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Lincoln / West Market to Prunedale North / Highway 156
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Prunedale to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Salinas to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$300 - $420

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