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

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Caltrain  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, line 398 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 522 / ...
  2. Take the line 398 bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level 398

$6 - $8

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 36.2 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 36.2 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport 36.2 miles

$150 - $210

Shuttle  •  39 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport

$65 - $95

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 36.2 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Santa Clara & 1St and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Caltrain and arriving at Millbrae Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Jose Convention Center and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 34 miles. The road distance is 36.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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The Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Santa Clara & 1St station.

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San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from San Jose Diridon Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and line 398 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 47 min.

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San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

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San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Millbrae Caltrain station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Santa Clara & 1St, Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, and Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
47 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 Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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uber.com
Assist
$55 - $75
UberX
$55 - $75
WAV
$55 - $75
UberXL
$85 - $110
Select
$120 - $150
Black
$160 - $200
Black SUV
$180 - $230
Taxi from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Shuttle from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$65 - $95

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 36 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from San Jose Convention Center to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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