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There are 8 ways to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Caltrain  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus, line 398 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B Ecr
  3. Take the line 398 bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 398

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Caltrain via San Francisco International Airport Station  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station 29.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station 29.1 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from Sunnyvale to San Francisco Airport 28.3 miles

$130 - $180

Shuttle  •  31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sunnyvale to San Francisco Airport

$55 - $80

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station 29.1 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station is to towncar which costs $130 - $180 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Pastoria and arriving at SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain and arriving at Millbrae Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and San Francisco International Airport Station is 26 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station without a car is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $8 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station, including transfers.

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Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Pastoria station.

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Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Sunnyvale Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $8 - $12. Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and bus and line 398 bus, which costs $6 - $11 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 25.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and San Francisco International Airport Station, CA, USA?

Caltrain operates a train from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, and Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
48 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 Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$65 - $90
Select
$95 - $130
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sunnyvale to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Shuttle from Sunnyvale to San Francisco Airport
Estimated price
$55 - $80

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Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level station.

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Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Millbrae Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station is 29 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Sunnyvale to San Francisco International Airport Station.

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