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There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato by bus, subway, train, taxi, car, plane, towncar or shuttle

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Marin Airporter, line 70 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the Marin Airporter from San Francisco Airport to Spencer Ave. Sausalito
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Spencer Ave Bus Pad to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 70

$25 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, bus  •  2 h 50 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 Salesforce Transit Center to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 101 / ...

$10 - $13

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BART, bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Yellow
  2. Take the bus from 7th St & Market St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 101 / ...

$12 - $18

Marin Airporter, line 70 bus, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the Marin Airporter from San Francisco Airport to Spencer Ave. Sausalito
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Spencer Ave Bus Pad to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C 70 / ...
  3. Take the train from San Rafael to Novato–San Marin

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato 41.6 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato 41.6 miles

$4 - $6

Fly, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS
  2. Take the train from Sonoma County Airport to Novato–San Marin

$125 - $598

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Novato 41.6 miles

$160 - $230

Shuttle  •  51 min

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

$75 - $110

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato 41.6 miles

$60 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato is to taxi which costs $230 - $280 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato. However, there are services departing from San Francisco Airport and arriving at Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave via Spencer Ave Bus Pad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Novato is 36 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato without a car is to Marin Airporter and line 70 bus which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $25 - $28.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato bus services, operated by Marin Airporter, depart from San Francisco Airport station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato is 42 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato.
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato via Spencer Ave Bus Pad in around 1 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Novato–San Marin
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Train from Sonoma County Airport to Novato–San Marin
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Marin Airporter
Website
marinairporter.com
Bus from San Francisco Airport to Spencer Ave. Sausalito
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marinairporter.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Spencer Ave Bus Pad to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from 7th St & Market St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Spencer Ave Bus Pad to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Novato
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Shuttle
$75 - $110
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Novato
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Private
$160 - $230
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
WAV
$60 - $80
UberXL
$95 - $120
Select
$130 - $170
Black
$180 - $230
Black SUV
$200 - $260
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Novato
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
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

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