There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 by subway, tram, 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, tram  •  51 min

  1. Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. F

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. 292
  2. 8

$5 - $6

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. 15.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  19 min

  1. 15.7 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. 15.7 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  19 min

$35 - $55

Uber  •  19 min

  1. 15.7 miles

$26 - $35

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Pier 39, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 via Bayshore Blvd & Blanken Ave, San Bruno Ave & Arleta Ave, and Bay St & Midway St in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Powell St.
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & Main St to The Embarcadero & Stockton St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Bayshore Blvd & Blanken Ave
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from San Bruno Ave & Arleta Ave to Bay St & Midway St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$26 - $35
uberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
SELECT
$50 - $70
BLACK
$70 - $90
SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Pier 39
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Pier 39
Estimated price
$35 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Pier 39 is 22 km. The road distance is 25 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $90 - $110.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Bay St & Midway St via San Bruno Ave & Arleta Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 51 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39, including transfers.