Ultra-modern infrastructure, smooth connectivity, comfy transfers and an attractive array of modern amenities are just a few components that make San Francisco International Airport (IATA: SFO) a world-class aviation hub. About 16kms south of San Francisco city centre, the airport offers almost everything a modern traveller may ask for. After all, it is one of the largest airports in the USA, both in terms of size and connectivity. Here is a sneak preview of the amenities and services offered at this prominent international gateway to the city of San Francisco as well as the rest of California State.
Places to Eat & Drink
With a broad choice of trendy bars, chic cafes and inviting bistros at both transfer and passenger zones, SFO spoils epicureans between choices of the famous authentic cuisines and various intercontinental delicacies. Whether you seek a quick snack or a leisure meal with family and friends; there is something for all at this state-of-the-art aviation hub. Amoura Café near Gate A3, Andalé Mexican Restaurant at Terminal 3 Boarding Area and Burger joint near Boarding Area A are some popular eateries where people booking tickets for flights to and from SFO can enjoy delectable meals. Coffee-lovers would have a gala time at several cafés like Buena Vista Cafe and Emporio Rulli Gran Caffe.
San Francisco International Airport boasts various retail stores that offer everything from gifts to books and designer brands to luxury boutiques. Most of these goods are available at duty-free rates, allowing passengers to enjoy shopping before or after their scheduled flights. Outlets are located mainly at Terminal 1, 2 and 3 as well as in baggage claim hall. Many local retailers in main shopping area sell authentic San Francisco souvenirs and that to at reasonable rates. Art enthusiasts should visit the SFO Museum and the San Francisco Art Commission for a peek into region’s interesting art and history.
Getting to and from SFO is easy and hassle-free, thanks to the excellent transport system that connects it with San Francisco and the surrounding areas. BART rapid rail is perhaps the most convenient and fastest mode that links the airport with San Mateo County, San Francisco and the East Bay. SanTrans buses also offer frequent services to and from this swanky aviation hub in the USA. People looking for comfy ride can hire a car from SFO’s Rental Car Centre.