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There are 5 ways to get from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

BART  •  4 min

  1. Take the BART from San Bruno to San Francisco International Airport Yellow-S

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from Airport Blvd & E Grand Ave to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level 292

$5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 3.4 miles

$26 - $32

Towncar  •  4 min

  1. Take a town car from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport 3.4 miles

$65 - $90

Walk  •  1h 20m

  1. Walk from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 4.2 miles

South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by subway

The subway journey time between South San Francisco and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is around 4 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 4 min. Operated by BART, the South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) subway service departs from San Bruno and arrives in San Francisco International Airport. Typically 279 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
4 min
Fastest subway time:
4 min
Subways per week:
279
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
06:09
Last subway departs at:
22:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) subway schedules

South San Francisco → San Francisco Airport (SFO)
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in San Francisco Airport (SFO) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to line 292 bus which costs $5 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to BART which costs $6 - $9 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airport Blvd & E Grand Ave and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Bruno and arriving at San Francisco International Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between South San Francisco and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 3 miles.

The best way to get from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to BART which takes 4 min and costs $6 - $9.

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The BART from San Bruno to San Francisco International Airport takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Airport Blvd & E Grand Ave station.

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South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by BART, depart from San Bruno station.

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

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Map of how to get from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 min

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

BART operates a vehicle from San Bruno to San Francisco International Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Airport Blvd & E Grand Ave to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Airport Blvd & E Grand Ave to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Private
$65 - $90
Taxi from South San Francisco to San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
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

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