• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 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, line 8 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station Yellow
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St 8 / ...

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Bayshore Blvd & Blanken Ave 292
  2. Take the line 8 bus from San Bruno Ave & Arleta Ave to Bay St & Midway St 8

$5 - $6

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 15.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 15.7 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Pier 39 15.7 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco Airport to Pier 39

$35 - $55

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 15.7 miles

$24 - $30

Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

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 26 min.

More details

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Pier 39 is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 without a car is to BART and line 8 bus which takes 50 min and costs $9 - $12.

More details

It takes approximately 50 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39, including transfers.

More details

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

More details

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Bay St & Midway St station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39 is 16 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39.

Get driving directions

There are 603+ hotels available in Pier 39. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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 26 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
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from San Bruno Ave & Arleta Ave to Bay St & Midway St
Ave. Duration
41 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 Bayshore Blvd & Blanken Ave
Ave. Duration
37 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 Pier 39
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $26
Assist
$24 - $30
UberX
$24 - $30
WAV
$24 - $30
UberXL
$35 - $45
Select
$50 - $70
Black
$65 - $90
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$90 - $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 Pier 39
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Pier 39
Estimated price
$35 - $55

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.