San Francisco airport (SFO)

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San Francisco airport (SFO)

San Francisco International Airport, opened on May 7, 1927, serves the entire San Francisco and Silicon Valley area and is one of the busiest in the country. It operates with domestic and international flights around the world.

Official Website: flysfo.com
Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals 1, 2, 3 and International. Open 24 hours a day. The AirTrain runs around the clock between the terminals, the parking garages and the car rental center.
Annual passenger traffic: 55.8 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 800 435 9736 / 650 821 8211. There are information counters throughout all terminals.

Location

The airport is located 23 km (14 miles) to the south of the city of San Francisco.

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Car rental companies

The offices are located in the car rental center, accessed through the free AirTrain.

Alamo (Tel +1 650 616 2400 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +1 650 877 6780 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +1 650 877 0998 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar (Tel +1 650 244 4131 - 24 hours a day)
Enterprise (Tel +1 650 697 9200 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Fox (Tel +1 800 225 4369 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +1 650 624 6600 - 24 hours a day)
National (Tel +1 650 616 3000 - 24 hours a day)
Thrifty (Tel +1 650 283 0898 - 24 hours a day)

You can also request vehicles from companies outside the enclosure, which provide courtesy shuttles to their offices:

Advantage (Tel +1 650 343 3052 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Airport Van Rental (Tel +1 650 952 5543 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
E-Z (Tel +1 650 343 3052 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +1 650 583 9800 - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Silvercar (Tel +1 650 271 9846 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +1 415 658 9800 - 24 hours a day)
Travelcar (Tel +1 310 302 7071 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)

 

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Parking services at San Francisco airport (SFO)

Several areas for short- and long-term parking are available, with charging stations for electric vehicles. 5 minutes away from the terminals there is a passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Waiting Lot) which is free for 60 minutes and is open from 5:00 am to 1:00 am. A drop-off sector (Kiss & Fly) is situated next to the car rental center. Valet parking service on level 4 of the domestic garage. More information: Tel +1 650 821 7900. Rates

Domestic Parking Garage - 5-storey facility for short stays situated in the center of the airport, with access to all terminals through tunnels.
International Parking Garage A & G - Short-term areas located to the north and south of the International Terminal, linked to it via pedestrian walkways. You can access the other terminals through the AirTrain.
Lot D - Long-term car park with complimentary shuttle service every 5-15 minutes.

 

Services for passengers with special needs

There are designated parking spaces, accessible transportation between the terminals, special lanes at the security checkpoints, ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones, and relief areas for service animals. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their airline at the time of their booking.