San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
PO Box 8097, San Francisco, California 94128-8097, USA
Telefon: 1 800 435 9736 or (650) 821 8211.
Fax: None
E-mail: mailto: Via the airport's website



The airport is located 22km (14 miles) south of San Francisco.


How to get there

From central San Francisco, take Highway-101 south and follow signs to the airport. For access to the car hire centre, turn left onto I-380 and turn right onto South Airport Boulevard. For access to the long-term car park, take Highway-101 south, exit at San Bruno Avenue/San Francisco International Airport, take the San Bruno Avenue exit, turn left and follow the signs.

Information about parking possibilities at the San Francisco International Airport


Access by public transport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) (tel: (650) 992 2278; operates a rapid rail service to northern San Mateo County, San Francisco (journey time: 30 minutes) and the East Bay from the SFO BART station on the Departures level of the International Terminal. The station is linked to all terminals via the free AirTrain service. BART services connect to Millbrae Station, from where a Caltrain (tel: 1 800 660 4287; shuttle service runs between San Francisco and San Jose.

SamTrans (tel: 1 800 660 4287; buses run from outside Terminal 1 and the International Terminal to destinations in San Mateo County and parts of San Francisco and Palo Alto, 24 hours. . For further ground transportation information, visit the airport information booths or call the Bay Area Transit information line (tel: 511;

Taxis depart from outside the Arrivals levels of all terminals. Taxi drivers are required by airport regulations to accept fares to all destinations. The taxi fare to the Downtown area is around $40. On arrival, contact the uniformed taxi co-ordinator or call 1191 from an airport courtesy phone. Shared minibus shuttles are also available.

Door-to-doorminibuses provide services between the airport and various destinations in San Francisco and surrounds;minibuses are available on a walk-up basis until 2300, and pick-up is outside the Departures levels of all terminals.


Information desk

Airport information booths are located on the Arrivals level of all terminals. Computerised information kiosks are available at the desks 24 hours a day. Travelers Aid kiosks are located on the Departures levels of all terminals. These are open daily 0800-2000.


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