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 55 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Frances & Olson to Remington & El Camino 55

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 398 bus, bus, line 522 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B 398
  2. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr
  3. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Wolfe 22 / ...

$7 - $8

6 alternative options

Line 292 bus, Caltrain, line 55 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to S Delaware St & Cypress Ave 292
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Mateo Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
  3. Take the line 55 bus from Frances & Olson to Stelling & Stevens Creek 55 / ...

$9 - $12

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 takes 32 min and costs $170 - $210.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Cupertino is 45 km. The road distance is 50 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino, including transfers.

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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 El Camino & Wolfe via Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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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, and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Mateo Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Remington & El Camino
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Wolfe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Stelling & Stevens Creek
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to S Delaware St & Cypress Ave
Ave. Duration
27 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 San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $95
ASSIST
$50 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $95
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$140 - $180
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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