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Approximate Travel Distance
1,479 miles
Approximate Flight Duration
2 hour 50 min
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Weather Tomorrow
(Dallas) 12°C / 6°C
Current Local Time in Dallas
GMT -5

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Transportation to San Francisco Airport from the City Center

San Francisco Intl Airport

Located 21 km from the city center, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is a major transit center for passengers, particularly those traveling from Asia. San Francisco International is the second busiest airport in California, following Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Every year SFO handles a significant number of both domestic and international flights. There are a variety of transportation alternatives passengers can utilize to get to and from the airport.  

San Francisco International Airport stands out for the comfortable and exceptional services it offers. The airport features services aimed at meeting your every need, from comfortable passenger lounges, to restaurants that offer a wide variety of cuisines and a vibrant array of stores where you can go shopping.

San Francisco International Airport is accessible by taxi, bus, train, rental car, and personal car as the airport contains parking lots that offer short-term and long-term parking options.

Train

There are two rail systems that you can use to get to San Francisco International Airport from the city center. The first is the rapid-rail system, the BART. The BART starts running in the early hours of the morning, providing easy and fast transportation between SFO and the northern and southern parts of the city.

The other rail system that you can use to get to SFO is the CalTrain. This train departs on the hour, every hour, every day of the week, until 10 pm. This train provides transportation between San Francisco and San Jose and SFO.

Taxi

One of the most convenient and fastest transportation alternatives to get to SFO from the city center is by taxi. Taxi fares are calculated based on the kilometers traveled. A taxi from downtown San Francisco can cost between 42 and 62 dollars and takes about 20 minutes. For more information on taxi companies and their contact information please visit San Francisco International Airport’s website.

Bus

SamTrans buses provide transportation between the San Francisco city center and the airport. These public buses are operated by San Mateo County and run between San Mateo, various parts of San Francisco and San Francisco International Airport. SamTrans lines KX, 292, 397, and 398 run directly to the airport terminals. Buses stop at the arrivals and baggage claim level of Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 and at Level 1 of the International Terminal.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many rental car companies located in the city. You can drop off your rental vehicle at the Rental Car Center before your departure. From the Rental Car Center the AirTrain Blue Line provides access to the airport terminals and it operates 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, National, Budget, Fox and Thrifty.

Bike

San Francisco International Airport contains bike assembly stations and parking areas for those who want to access the airport by bike. The BART and SamTrans rapid rail systems provide passengers with bike/transit options and the airport features marked bicycle routes. Bike lovers can easily access the airport by bicycle.   

Airport Information

San Francisco International Airport is located 21 km from the city center. The airport covers an expansive area and operates domestic and international flights out of 4 terminals, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, and the International Terminal. The AirTrain automated system provides free transportation between each terminal, as well as the Rental Car Center and BART station. The AirTrain Red Line links all terminals, terminal garages and the BART Station. The AirTrain Blue Line links the Rental Car Center with all terminals, terminal garages, and the BART Station. SFO also contains a variety of services and amenities to meet passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

The airport features health services in the terminals, rental car offices, banks, a lost and found, wireless internet, charging stations, clothing stores where you can go shopping, restaurants and cafes, the Aviation Museum & Library, rotating exhibitions, spa services, children’s play areas, free yoga rooms, a market, and much more. 

Last Updated: December 02, 2016

Transportation to Dallas City Center from Airport

Addison Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and the largest hub for American Airlines. There are a number of ways you can get to the city center from the airport, including options like taxis, public transportation, and rental cars. Some hotels provide airport shuttle services as well.

Rapid Transit

The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) high-speed trains or Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) trains are a great way to get to the city center from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. These trains stop at various stops in the city. The TRE line station is located in close proximity to the airport. If you are going to take the TRE line you have to first take the shuttles, which depart from the bottom floor of each terminal every 15 minutes, to the Remote South Parking area. From there you have to get on the buses that go to the CentrePort Train station. Train ticket prices can vary; you can purchase a single day use ticket for around 5 USD or a single use ticket for around 2.25 USD. The train to downtown Dallas takes about 20 minutes.

Those who want to take the DART have to go to the train station located at the lower level of Terminal A. If you land at a different terminal you can use the Skylink to get to Terminal A. DART fares are the same as TRE fares. However the TRE doesn’t run on Sundays while the DART operates every day of the week.

Airport Shuttle

There are a variety of airport shuttle buses that provide transportation to various parts of the city. The most widely used shuttle bus company is the Go Yellow Checker Shuttle. Other shuttle bus companies that you can use include City Shuttle and SuperShuttle. These buses are accessible from the top floor of each terminal at the airport. Shuttle fares start at 15 USD and are collected once you are on board the bus. You can also pay the fare with a credit card.

Taxi

Airport taxis are accessible from the top floor of Terminals A, B, C, and E, and the bottom floor of Terminal D. There are auxiliary staff members at each taxi stop. Taking a taxi to downtown Dallas costs around 45 USD.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels offer free shuttle services from the airport to the hotel. You can find out more information regarding these shuttle services from the hotel you made a reservation at or at the information desks at the airport. These shuttles pick up passengers at the bottom floor of each terminal.  

Rental Car

The Car Rental Facility is located in close proximity to the southern entrance of DFW. The Car Rental Facility features 10 rental car companies, including Budget and Avis. To access the Car Rental Facility you have to follow the signs located at the bottom floor of each terminal, after you get your luggage. These signs will take you to the bus stop from where buses provide free transportation to the Car Rental Facility. These buses run every 10 minutes and operate 24 hours a day.  

Last Updated: May 02, 2016

Dallas Ft Worth Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and the largest hub for American Airlines. There are a number of ways you can get to the city center from the airport, including options like taxis, public transportation, and rental cars. Some hotels provide airport shuttle services as well.

Rapid Transit

The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) high-speed trains or Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) trains are a great way to get to the city center from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. These trains stop at various stops in the city. The TRE line station is located in close proximity to the airport. If you are going to take the TRE line you have to first take the shuttles, which depart from the bottom floor of each terminal every 15 minutes, to the Remote South Parking area. From there you have to get on the buses that go to the CentrePort Train station. Train ticket prices can vary; you can purchase a single day use ticket for around 5 USD or a single use ticket for around 2.25 USD. The train to downtown Dallas takes about 20 minutes.

Those who want to take the DART have to go to the train station located at the lower level of Terminal A. If you land at a different terminal you can use the Skylink to get to Terminal A. DART fares are the same as TRE fares. However the TRE doesn’t run on Sundays while the DART operates every day of the week.

Airport Shuttle

There are a variety of airport shuttle buses that provide transportation to various parts of the city. The most widely used shuttle bus company is the Go Yellow Checker Shuttle. Other shuttle bus companies that you can use include City Shuttle and SuperShuttle. These buses are accessible from the top floor of each terminal at the airport. Shuttle fares start at 15 USD and are collected once you are on board the bus. You can also pay the fare with a credit card.

Taxi

Airport taxis are accessible from the top floor of Terminals A, B, C, and E, and the bottom floor of Terminal D. There are auxiliary staff members at each taxi stop. Taking a taxi to downtown Dallas costs around 45 USD.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels offer free shuttle services from the airport to the hotel. You can find out more information regarding these shuttle services from the hotel you made a reservation at or at the information desks at the airport. These shuttles pick up passengers at the bottom floor of each terminal.  

Rental Car

The Car Rental Facility is located in close proximity to the southern entrance of DFW. The Car Rental Facility features 10 rental car companies, including Budget and Avis. To access the Car Rental Facility you have to follow the signs located at the bottom floor of each terminal, after you get your luggage. These signs will take you to the bus stop from where buses provide free transportation to the Car Rental Facility. These buses run every 10 minutes and operate 24 hours a day.  

Last Updated: December 07, 2016
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