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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino 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, line 54 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Frances & Olson to Stelling & Hazelbrook 53 / ...

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 398 bus, line 35 bus, line 81 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B 398
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Mountain View Caltrain Station 35
  3. Take the line 81 bus from Castro & Villa to Stelling & Stevens Creek 81

$9 - $16

6 alternative options

Caltrain, line 55 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Frances & Olson to Stevens Creek & De Anza 55

$10 - $17

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino 31.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino 31.4 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Cupertino 31.4 miles

$130 - $190

Shuttle  •  32 min

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

$60 - $85

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino 31.4 miles

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Stelling & Stevens Creek via Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A, Palo Alto Caltrain Station and Castro & Villa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Cupertino is 28 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino without a car is to Caltrain and line 54 bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Stelling & Stevens Creek station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino is 31 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino.

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There are 387+ hotels available in Cupertino. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino via Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1, Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Mountain View Caltrain Station, and Castro & Villa in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Stelling & Hazelbrook
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Stevens Creek & De Anza
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Mountain View Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Castro & Villa to Stelling & Stevens Creek
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $95
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Cupertino
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Cupertino
Estimated price
$60 - $85

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