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

San Francisco Airport Bus

SFO has a wide offer regarding bus services operated by SamTrans to downtown San Francisco and further locations within San Mateo County.

SamTrans route 292 offer connection with SFO. 

Making Your Experience Better

For a convenient travel experience, consider the following tips:
Check Schedules: Stay updated on bus schedules to plan your journey effectively.
Explore Long-Distance Coaches: Explore long-distance coach options available at the airport for extended travel.
Public Transportation Updates: Keep an eye on public transportation updates, ensuring you have the latest information for a smooth journey.

Sam Trans Public Bus Service

Routes 292 stop at the Airport terminals. There are also other routes (ECR, 397) that stop on North McDonnell Road at the Airport Business Center and West Field Road.

Route 292

Get to to San Francisco and Hillsdale Mall by this bus.


Starts at 4:48am until 1:43am. 

Check more information here. 


- International Terminal: Courtyard A and Courtyard G
- Terminal 3: Curbside
- Rental Car Center
- United Airlines Maintenance Center
- North McDonnell Road (Airport Business Center)
- West Field Road

Bus Stop Locations

Terminal 2:  Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level, center island adjacent to Courtyard 2

Terminal 3:  Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level, curbside adjacent to Courtyard 4

International Terminal:  Level 1 at Courtyard A and curbside adjacent to Courtyard G


See below the established fares:

- Adult (between 19 and 64 years): $ 2.25
- Youth (younger than 18 years): $ 1.10
- Children under 4 years travel for free.

For further information regarding schedules, fares, etc. please visit SamTrans website.

Hotel Shuttles

Some of the hotels nearby the Airport offer complimentary transportation to their guests. We recommend to check with your hotel if they offer that service first. 


Some private companies offer transportation to and from the Airport to different destinations. Find more information on the information desk of SFO Airport.