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

Taxi San Francisco Airport

Get to downtown San Francisco by taxi since it is located 13 miles south from SFO Airport, an average transfer time of 30 minutes. 

Taxi is a comfy, safe and fast way to downtown without worrying about schedules and frequencies, being by far the best option for those passengers who wish a door to door service from San Francisco SFO Airport.


Taxi ranks are located in the designated taxi zones, which are located at the roadway center islands, on the Arrivals and Baggage claim levels of all terminals.


SFO Airport counts with a taxi coordinator service, which is available to all passengers at the taxi ranks between 07:00 am to 01:00 am. 

For physically challenged passengers, there are ramp accessible taxis. To request this service, please call *1191 from any courtesy phone from San Francisco Airport. 

The taxi companies presented below are available 24 hours at San Francisco Airport: 

- Airport Taxi Cab: +1 650 593 1234
- Yellow Cab San Francisco: +1 415 333 3333
- Taxi Cab Service SFO: +1 650 766 8822


See below the estimated taxi fares to get to and from San Francisco Airport: 

- Downtown San Francisco: $ 43.30-63.30
- South San Francisco: $ 17.00
- South City: $ 21.00
- Fisherman’s Wharf: $ 55.00-60.00
- Millbrae: $ 14.00
- Hillsborough: $ 20.00
- San Bruno: $ 15.00
- San Mateo: $ 28.00
- Brisbane: $ 25.00
- San Jose Airport: $ 151.00
- San Jose: $ 25.00
- Santa Cruz: $ 261.00
- Palo Alto: $ 96.00

Fares are 15% higher on peak times and tips are mandatory, if not, there’s a $ 4.00 service fee.

*Fares may change. 


Uber and Lyft are available in SFO Airport.

It is needed to download the application first on the phone to ask for a car.


Pickups are done at Level 5 of the domestic garage.


If you wish to transfer to and from San Francisco SFO Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the Airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!