There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany by subway, 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

BART  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the BART from MacArthur to El Cerrito Plaza Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$10 - $14

6 alternative options

BART, line 18 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Broadway:14th St to San Pablo Av:Buchanan St 18

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany 24.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany 24.9 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Albany 24.9 miles

$120 - $170

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco Airport to Albany

$50 - $75

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany 24.9 miles

$35 - $50

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

There is no direct connection from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany. However, you can take the BART to MacArthur then take the BART to El Cerrito Plaza. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany via 12th St. Oakland City Center and Broadway:14th St in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to El Cerrito Plaza
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Broadway:14th St to San Pablo Av:Buchanan St
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $85
ASSIST
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
uberXL
$55 - $75
SELECT
$80 - $110
BLACK
$110 - $140
SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Albany
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Albany
Estimated price
$50 - $75

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany?

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Albany is 31 km. The road distance is 40 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany?

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

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $140 - $170.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany?

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany, including transfers.