Taxi Information

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones located at the roadway center islands, on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level of all terminals.

Uniformed taxi coordinators are stationed at the taxi zones from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. to assist passengers with questions or concerns.

Ramp accessible taxis are available. Please contact the taxi coordinator to request a ramp accessible taxi, or phone *1191 from any airport courtesy phone.

Rates & Charges
Metered rates apply to all destinations. Destinations either 15 miles beyond the limits of the City and County of San Francisco or 15 miles beyond the boundaries of San Francisco International Airport are charged at 150% of the metered rate. A $2.00 exit surcharge is included in all San Francisco taxicab meter fares for rides originating from San Francisco International Airport. By sharing a ride, up to 5 persons can ride for the price of 1 person.

Fares & Destinations
Taxi drivers are required by Airport regulation to accept fares to all Bay Area destinations.

Please contact local taxicab companies in this region for information on fares to SFO.

Taxi Fare Information:

Travel Time:

Fare Range:

Call *1191 from any airport courtesy phone
18 minutes $42.85 - $62.85

Oakland International Airport (OAK)


Friendly Cab 510-536-3000
Veteran’s Cab 510-533-1900

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)

Taxi Services:

Taxis are stationed at the Airport for on-demand service. They are accessible from Terminal A and Terminal B.

In addition to the on demand service available at each terminal, taxis are available on a prearranged basis. Please contact the company of your choice to schedule reservations.


A Orange Cab 408-733-0900
All Star Cab 408-977-1111
Alpha Cab 408-295-9500
American Cab 408-988-3300
California Cab 408-295-9500
Checker Cab of Silicon Valley 408-293-1234
City Cab Company 408-998-3333
Green Cab 408-573-7777
Milpitas Cab 408-945-8500
Rainbow Cab 408-271-9900
United Taxicab 408-971-1111
Yellow Cab 408-777-7777

Taxis provide transportation for passengers with folding wheelchairs at no additional charge. Wheelchair accessible vans are also available at no additional charge, but advance notice is recommended. To arrange for a van, contact the following companies:


United Taxicab 408-971-1111
Yellow Cab 408-401-6830

Estimated Taxi Rates**:

All trips from SJC are a minimum of $15, which includes the first 3-miles of travel and a $1.50 airport fee. Beyond 3-miles, the fares are charged by meter at $3.00 per mile. Passengers with disabilities or over 65 years of age receive a 15% discount off the total fare. View Accessible Services for additional information.

** These are estimates, and fares can vary with traffic conditions. Passenger(s) have exclusive right to the taxi, which is obligated to transport in the most expeditious manner that is safe. Rates are per taxi, not per person, therefore, rates remain the same up to the maximum passenger capacity of the cab.

Estimated Fares from the Airport to:

Cupertino $27-$44
Fremont $35-$60
Gilroy $95-$99
Hayward $70-$80
Los Gatos $30-$42
Menlo Park $55-$60
Morgan Hill $70-$80
Mountain View $32-$41
Palo Alto $40-$56
Oakland Airport $110
San Francisco Airport $103
San Francisco (Downtown) $140-$150
San Jose (Downtown) $15-$18
Santa Clara $15-$27
Santa Cruz $100-$110
Saratoga $45-$50
Scotts Valley $75-$79
Sunnyvale $22-$39