There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Caltrain  •  26 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain Local / ...

$4 - $6

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Line 398 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B 398

$2 - $4

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City 14 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City 14 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Redwood City 14 miles

$90 - $130

Shuttle  •  15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco Airport to Redwood City

$35 - $50

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City 14 miles

$24 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Millbrae Caltrain and arriving at Redwood City Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Redwood City is 12 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City without a car is to Caltrain which takes 26 min and costs .

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The Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain takes 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Millbrae Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City is to Caltrain which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 398 bus, which costs and takes 42 min.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Redwood City Caltrain station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City.
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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
42 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 Redwood City
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
WAV
$24 - $35
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Redwood City
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Redwood City
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City is 14 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Redwood City.

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There are 371+ hotels available in Redwood City. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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