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San Francisco International Airport guide

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Ready to fly?

Get your trip off to a flying start with Virgin Atlantic at San Francisco International Airport. From check in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it covered.

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Which terminal?

All Virgin Atlantic flights depart from and arrive at the International Terminal.

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to leave.

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Do I need a visa?

Check out our Visa information pages for every country that we fly to.

Visa information

Online check in

The best way to check in is online where you can pick your seat and print your boarding card. If you’re travelling with carry on baggage only, you can print off your own boarding pass and we’ll see you at the gate. Alternatively, you may use our automated self service kiosks at the airport. You'll find them next to our check in desks and they're open from six hours before departure.

Check in online now

Counter check in and bag drop

You’ll find our desks in Zone 10 of the International Terminal. Check in opens at 15:50 on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday, and at 15:00 on other days.

Baggage allowance

Getting to and from the airport

Relax...

Our Clubhouses provide the perfect start to your trip with that little Virgin twist to make things extra special. Our San Francisco Clubhouse is open to all our Upper Class customers and Flying Club Gold members.

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Fly in style

Unwind in our Clubhouses and shared lounges, enjoy luxury dining onboard and get a great night's sleep in our fully flat beds. It's all part of the Upper Class experience.

Discover Upper Class

Discover Flying Club

Flying Club Gold members get free access to all of our Clubhouses and any airport in which we have a shared lounge. Start your rewarding adventure today.

Join Flying Club

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San Francisco Airport's facilities

Food and drink

San Francisco Airport has a wide range of pubs, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Places to eat

Shopping

Grab that last-minute souvenir from one of San Francisco Airport's selection of shops.

Shops

Special assistance

Our team are always on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.

Assistance at the airport

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Airport contact details

Address:
PO Box 8097
San Francisco
CA 94128-8097

Tel: +1 800 435 9736 or +1 650 821 8211

Website: www.flysfo.com