How to Reach San Francisco, California
The Easiest Way to Reach San Francisco
How to Get to San Francisco:
By Air: The San Francisco International Airport which is located 16 kms from the main city is one of the largest airports in the world. It is very well connected with all the major cities throughout the globe with frequent international & domestic flights. Oakland International serves as a hub for Southwest airlines and caters to several towns in the United States as well as Mexico and Scandinavia
By boat: Ferries and cruise ships link the Bay area cities to San Francisco.
How to Get Around San Francisco:
On Foot: Although the city is pretty big you could still explore certain surrounding attractions on foot.
By Road: You could hire a bike to explore the city faster. There are biking paths in the city. You could hire a car or rent a taxi as well. You could use a sharing taxi in the city too. Other option is to book San Francisco tours to explore the city.
Public Transport: With a comprehensive transport system, you could get around San Francisco using the metro subway, streetcars, buses, trolley buses and cable cars.
Train: The local train covers most of the San Francisco tourist attractions and is a convenient way to explore the city.
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Modes of Transportation in San Francisco
Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in San Francisco. The most preferred mode of transport in San Francisco is Car.
Average distance: 23.24 km Average time: 43.61 min
Car 50%Driving 46.48 min Walking 0.31 min Overall average time for 33.06 kms 46.79 min
Train/Metro 13.79%Train 31.75 min Walking 12.63 min Waiting 9 min Bus 1.25 min Overall average time for 24.99 kms 54.63 min
Bike 3.45%Bike 19 min Overall average time for 4.11 kms 19 min
Tram/Streetcar 1.72%Tram 15 min Waiting 5 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 4.7 kms 25 min
Walking 17.24%Walking 16.8 min Train 3.1 min Waiting 2.3 min Bus 2 min Overall average time for 5.17 kms 24.2 min
Bus/Trolleybus 8.62%Bus 36.6 min Walking 7.4 min Driving 7 min Bike 6 min Train 4.4 min Waiting 2.2 min Overall average time for 13.68 kms 63.6 min
Motorbike 1.72%Motorbike 25 min Overall average time for 10 kms 25 min
How to Reach San Francisco from Nearby Cities
|San Bruno to San Francisco||8.65 km||8 mins|
|Oakland to San Francisco||14.11 km||17 mins|
|Emeryville to San Francisco||15.25 km||15 mins|
|South San Francisco to San Francisco||15.85 km||37 mins|
|Alameda to San Francisco||18.91 km||22 mins|
|Martinez to San Francisco||34.84 km||34 mins|
|Hayward to San Francisco||38.12 km||38 mins|
|Walnut Creek to San Francisco||38.37 km||39 mins|
|Dublin to San Francisco||49.55 km||49 mins|
|Palo Alto to San Francisco||53.81 km||1 hour 18 mins|
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