San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is Northern California’s largest airport. Located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of downtown San Francisco, it’s easily accessible for travelers going to and from the city of San Francisco. The airport is about a 30-minute drive from downtown SF in ideal road and traffic conditions.
### SFO Airport terminals
SFO Airport is divided into 4 terminals: 1, 2, 3, and the San Francisco Airport International Terminal, which consists of Boarding Areas A and G. San Francisco Airport lounges can be found in all terminals. You can plan your trip using the information below.
#### SFO Terminal 1
- Delta Sky Club
#### SFO Terminal 2
- American Airlines Admirals Club
#### SFO Terminal 3
- American Express Centurion Lounge
- United Club (3)
#### SFO Airport International Terminal
Boarding for SFO Airport international flights takes place in Areas A and G. SFO offers nonstop flights to more than 45 international cities on 39 international carriers. The International Terminal is home to more than 10 airport lounges, including the Air France–KLM Lounge and the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse.
### Dining at SFO
More than 60 dining options including bars, cafes, and San Francisco Airport restaurants with table service are located throughout the airport. For travelers wishing to eat before going through security, the Main Hall Food Court is located near Boarding Area A in the International Terminal. After security, passengers can buy a snack or a carry-out meal in the Terminal 2 retail section near Boarding Area D. In Terminal 3, another San Francisco Airport food court is located near Gates 80-90.
### Getting around SFO
The SFO Airport shuttle, AirTrain, is the airport’s free people mover, which connects to all terminals and terminal garages. From Terminals 1, 2, or 3, the AirTrain station is located on the Mezzanine, Level 3, across from the skybridge. From the San Francisco Airport International Terminal, access AirTrain on Level 4. Its 2 lines, the Red Line and the Blue Line, operate 24 hours a day as frequently as every 4 minutes. AirTrain also connects to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), an area-wide public transportation system, at the Garage G AirTrain/BART station stop.
### Things to do at SFO
San Francisco Airport activities and attractions include an airport museum and library, which features exhibitions throughout the airport showcasing art, aviation history, local culture, and science. Kids can use interactive exploration areas in Terminal 2 in Boarding Area D and in Terminal 3 in Boarding Areas E and F. Spas are located in every SFO Airport terminal.
### Currency exchange at SFO
SFO Airport currency exchange offices and machines are located throughout the International Terminal. The main office is near Door 5.
### Hotels near SFO
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near SFO, there are more than 50 hotels and accommodations nearby.
### Points of interest near SFO
- Alcatraz Island
- Fisherman’s Wharf
- Golden Gate Bridge
- Wine country, Napa and Sonoma counties
Find more information about SFO airport [here](https://www.flysfo.com).