How to get from SFO
San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Airport overview

San Francisco International Airport (IATA: SFO, ICAO: KSFO, FAA LID: SFO) is an international airport 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown San Francisco, California, United States, near Millbrae and San Bruno in unincorporated San Mateo County. It has flights to points throughout North America and is a major gateway to Europe and Asia. SFO is the largest airport in Northern California and the second busiest in California and on the Western Coast of the Americas, after Los Angeles International Airport. In 2017, it was the seventh-busiest airport in the United States and the 24th-busiest in the world by passenger count. It is the fifth-largest hub for United Airlines and functions as United's primary transpacific gateway. It also serves as a secondary hub for Alaska Airlines. It is a major maintenance hub for United Airlines, and houses the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum and Library. SFO is owned and policed by the City and County of San Francisco, but is in San Mateo County. Between 1999 and 2004 the San Francisco Airport Commission operated city-owned SFO Enterprises, Inc., to oversee its business purchases and operations of ventures.

Transfers from San Francisco International Airport


Suntransfers offers reliable, low-cost airport transfers by taxis, minivan, minibus and coach.

Public transport to city center of San Francisco

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Airport ranking

55,822,129 passengers in 2017.
24.bussiest airport in the World
7. bussiest airport in North America
7.bussiest airport in United States

Airport details

Actual time 14:38
Actual date 2019/04/18

Car rentals

Fox Rent A Car
Hotels with most beautiful view in San Francisco