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

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Recommended option

BART  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station Yellow
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to El Cerrito Plaza BART Station Orange / ...

$9 - $14

6 alternative options

BART, bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station Yellow
  2. Take the bus from Broadway:14th St to San Pablo Av:Marin Av 72 / ...

$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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Albany is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany without a car is to BART which takes 1 h 4 min and costs $9 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany.

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There are 526+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station then take the BART to El Cerrito Plaza BART Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany via 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station and Broadway:14th St in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to El Cerrito Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Broadway:14th St to San Pablo Av:Marin Av
Ave. Duration
32 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
UberPool
$30 - $45
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$120 - $150
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Albany
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
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
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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