There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown 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, bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from Market St & Montgomery St to Geary Blvd & Divisadero St 38 / ...

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Transit Center Bay C to Geary Blvd & Presidio Ave 38 / ...

$6

6 alternative options

BART, line 43 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Balboa Park BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the line 43 bus from Geneva Ave/Balboa Park BART to Presidio Ave & Sutter St 43

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown 15.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown 15.1 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Japantown 15.1 miles

$95 - $130

Shuttle  •  19 min

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

$35 - $55

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown 15.1 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Geary Blvd & Presidio Ave via Transit Center Bay C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Japantown is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown without a car is to BART and bus which takes 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown, including transfers.

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

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Geary Blvd & Presidio Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Japantown. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown.
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown via Mission St & 1st St and Transit Center Bay C in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Balboa Park BART Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Market St & Montgomery St to Geary Blvd & Divisadero St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Geneva Ave/Balboa Park BART to Presidio Ave & Sutter St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Transit Center Bay C to Geary Blvd & Presidio Ave
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Japantown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Japantown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Japantown
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Japantown
Estimated price
$35 - $55

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