San Francisco Airport Informational Guide to San Francisco Airport (SFO) - NON OFFICIAL

San Francisco Airport (SFO)

Find useful information about San Francisco Airport: Arrivals, Departures, Terminal information, Parking, Car rental, Transport, Accommodation, Amenities and Services, among other information about San Francisco Airport (SFO). Plan your travel to SFO Airport with the information provided in this guide.


SFO Airport is a hub for Alaska Airlines and United Airlines. 


During 2023, SFO Airport registered a total of 50,196,094 passengers. 

Terminals + info

San Francisco Airport consists of four terminals:

International Terminal: Hosts inbound and outbound international flights from SFO Airport and is home of Boarding Areas A (Gates A1-15) and Boarding Areas G (Gates G1-G14).

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Domestic Terminal 1: Also known as Harvey Milk Terminal 1, it is home of Boarding Areas B (Gates B6-B27) and C (Gates C2-C11).

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Domestic Terminal 2: It is home of Boarding Area D (Gates D50-59).

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Domestic Terminal 3: It is home of Boarding Areas E (Gates E1-E13) and F (Gates F1-F22), sharing some gates with the International Terminal.

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Transfer between terminals
The AirTrain connects SFO Terminals with the garages and further locations in the Airport.

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Services and Facilities + info

SFO Airport offers the following services and facilities to passengers:

- ATMs
- Animal relief area
- Baggage wrapping
- Business center
- Cell phone rentals
- Family restrooms
- Currency exchange
- Free Wi-Fi
- Public phones


Address: San Francisco, CA 94128, California, UNITED STATES

Phone: +1 650 821 8211 |  800 435 9736

Transport + info

The following means of transport are available at SFO to get to San Francisco city centre:

AirTrain: Transfer between terminals at SFO with the AirTrain.
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Bus: Board any of the 5 bus lines available at San Francisco Airport operated by SamTrans. 
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Taxi: Get within 30 minutes to San Francisco by taxi. 
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BART: SFO BART is without the best way to get around San Francisco Airport. Get within 25 minutes to the city centre. 
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Caltrain: From SFO it is possible to connect to Caltrain services. Find out how to reach to the nearest commuter train station. 
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Ferry: Transfer to South San Francisco Ferry Dock from SFO.
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Transfer: If you want private transportation to and from the Airport, you can book a transfer. 
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Car Rental: Rent a car in San Francisco Airport or through our search engine.
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About San Francisco

San Francisco is the the cultural, financial and commercial centre of Northern California aside of the Seat City of the County of San Francisco.

It is located at the top north of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area and it is the fourth most populous city in California.

The city is a popular tourist destination in the US given its cool summers and architecture, especially for the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary and the famous Chinatown district.

We also have to highlight that it was here where the famous LGBTI activist Harvey Milk was born and assassinated.

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