There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Embarcadero 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  •  32 min

  1. Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 292 / ...

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 14.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 14.7 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. 14.7 miles

$90 - $130

Shuttle  •  17 min

$35 - $50

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 14.7 miles

$24 - $35

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

SamTrans operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Embarcadero every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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 Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $80
ASSIST
$24 - $35
uberX
$24 - $35
WAV
$24 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $45
SELECT
$50 - $65
BLACK
$65 - $85
SUV
$70 - $95
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Embarcadero
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Embarcadero
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Embarcadero is 20 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Embarcadero is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Embarcadero is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $80 - $100.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Mission St & 1st St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

The BART from San Francisco International Airport to Embarcadero takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.