Marin Airporter

The Marin Airporter is an excellent way to save on SFO parking expenses.

The Marin Airporter provides scheduled bus service between various points in Marin County and the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The busses are comfortable, the schedules are convenient and the fares are reasonable for both adults and children.

Marin Airporter Service

This airporter service provides clean, comfortable, full-size buses on a scheduled route between Marin County and SFO. There are minimal stops, so the total travel time is about what it would take to complete the distance by car - without any of the aggravation of freeway driving.

The Marin Airporter service is offered 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The service prides itself on its service, even offering passengers boarding at SFO the opportunity to order a cab to pick them up when they leave the bus in Marin County.

Locations

In Marin County

  • Hamilton Terminal Ignacio
  • Central San Rafael Transit Center
  • Larkspur Landing Terminal - across from the Larkspur Landing Ferry terminal
  • Seminary Drive Mill Valley
  • Manzanita Mill Valley
  • Spencer Avenue Sausalito

At SFO

  • From the domestic terminal - The pick-up point is on the center courtesy island outside of baggage claim on the lower level of the terminal. Look for the "Marin/Sonoma county" sign located next to the blue pillar marked "Airporters."
  • From the international terminal - The pick-up point is at the "Airporter" sign on the center island outside on the arrivals level.

Schedule

From Marin County to SFO

  • Hamilton Terminal Ignacio - Buses leave every hour on the hour between 4 a.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Central San Rafael Transit Center - Buses leave at 15 minutes past every hour between 4:15 a.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Larkspur Landing Terminal - Buses leave on the hour and half-hour (every 30 minutes) between 4 a.m. and 11 p.m.
  • Seminary Drive Mill Valley - Buses leave at :05 and :35 minutes past the hour (every 30 minutes) between 4:05 a.m. and 11:05 p.m.
  • Manzanita Mill Valley - Buses leave at :07 and :37 minutes past the hour (every 30 minutes) between 4:07 a.m. and 11:07 p.m.
  • Spencer Avenue Sausalito - Buses leave at :10 and :40 minutes past the hour (every 30 minutes) between 4:10 a.m. and 11:10 p.m.

From SFO to Marin County

Busses pick up passengers on the hour and half-hour between 5 a.m. and midnight.

Travel Time

  • Between Hamilton Terminal Ignacio and SFO - About one hour and 30 minutes
  • Between Central San Rafael Transit Center and SFO - About one hour and 15 minutes
  • Between Larkspur Landing Terminal and SFO - About one hour
  • Seminary Drive Mill Valley - About 55 minutes
  • Manzanita Mill Valley - About 50 minutes
  • Spencer Avenue Sausalito - About 50 minutes

Fares

The round trip fare is about the cost of parking a car in SFO short-term parking. The Airporter does not accept credit or debit cards. They do accept cash, traveler's checks and local personal checks.

One-way fares

  • Hamilton Terminal Ignacio - $21 adults, half-price for children ages 5 to 9, children 4 and under are free
  • Central San Rafael Transit Center - $20 adults, half-price for children ages 5 to 9, children 4 and under are free
  • Larkspur Landing Terminal - $20 adults, half-price for children ages 5 to 9, children 4 and under are free
  • Seminary Drive Mill Valley - $20 adults, half-price for children ages 5 to 9, children 4 and under are free
  • Manzanita Mill Valley - $20 adults, half-price for children ages 5 to 9, children 4 and under are free
  • Spencer Avenue Sausalito - $20 adults, half-price for children ages 5 to 9, children 4 and under are free

Parking

Parking around the Marin Airporter pickup/drop-off locations is available at very reasonable rates:

  • Hamilton Terminal Ignacio - $3 per day
  • Central San Rafael Transit Center - Metered street parking only
  • Larkspur Landing Terminal - $4 per day
  • Seminary Drive Mill Valley - Street parking
  • Manzanita Mill Valley - CalTrans Park & Ride parking lot
  • Spencer Avenue Sausalito - CalTrans Park & Ride parking lot

Reservations

Reservations are not required to ride the Marin Airporter. Busses are loaded on a first-come, first-served basis.


For more information check the Marin Airporter website

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