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There are 5 ways to get from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train, BART  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stockton to Richmond San Joaquins
  2. Take the BART from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport Yellow-S

$38 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus, BART  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Stockton to Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the BART from Dublin / Pleasanton to West Oakland
  3. Take the BART from West Oakland to San Francisco International Airport

Bus, line 22 bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Stockton to San Jose Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Santa Clara & Cahill to Palo Alto Transit Center 22 / ...

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 81.5 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  1h 25m

  1. Take a town car from Stockton to San Francisco Airport 81.5 miles

$270 - $370

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The cost-effective way to get from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive, which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Stockton and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level via Santa Clara & Cahill, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, there are services departing from Stockton and arriving at San Francisco International Airport via Richmond and MacArthur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Stockton and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 65 miles. The road distance is 81.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to train and BART which takes 2h 54m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.

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Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Stockton station.

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Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Stockton station.

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Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Palo Alto Transit Center station.

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Map of how to get from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

You can take a bus from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via San Jose, Santa Clara & Cahill, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, and El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave in around 5h 18m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stockton to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin / Pleasanton to West Oakland
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from West Oakland to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton to Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & Cahill to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
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.

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Towncar from Stockton to San Francisco Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$270 - $370
Private
$270 - $370

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Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) train services, operated by BART, arrive at San Francisco International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Stockton to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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