Sleeping in Airports

United Club
San Francisco Airport

Escape the usual airport chaos and enter the United Club Lounges at San Francisco Airport. With four locations, you’re rarely far from a little relaxation. Entry includes drinks, WiFi, TV, and comfy seating, all in a modern space. To enter the United Clubs, you must have United Club membership or an eligible elite status. If you have neither but you’re flying United, you can try your luck and pay at the door, as long as there’s availability. Below, you’ll find helpful details such as lounge location, hours, services, and lounge access for economy class travellers.


  • United Club (Concourse E) – Domestic Terminal 3, Airside – Boarding Area E, near Gate 60.
  • United Club (Concourse F)  – Domestic Terminal 3, Airside, Concourse F, Rotunda, near Gate 80.
  • United Club (Mezzanine)  – Domestic Terminal 3, Airside, Mezzanine Level, across from Gate 71A.
  • United Club (International)  – International Terminal, Airside, Concourse G, 3rd Floor, near Gates 98 and 100.

Services & Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beverages (alcohol)
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Disabled Access
  • Fax
  • Flight Information Monitor
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Television
  • Telephone (Concourse F and International Terminal Locations Only)
  • WiFi

These lounges do not have any sleep facilities.


  • United Club (Concourse E) – The lounge is open 5:00AM – 11:00PM.
  • United Club (Concourse F)  – The lounge is open 5:00AM – 12:30AM.
  • United Club (Mezzanine)  – The lounge is open 8:00AM – 8:00PM.
  • United Club (International)  – The lounge is open 6:30AM – 1:00AM.

Lounge Access & Rates

Pay at the door

When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door.  One-time passes can be purchased at the door or through the United App. The rate is US$ 59 per person.

Requirements: One-time pass holders will need to provide a boarding pass for same-day travel on United Airlines, Star Alliance or a partner operated flight.

Membership Programs

» United Club – If you travel frequently on United Airlines, you may want to look into purchasing an annual membership that will give you access to this and other lounges in the United Airlines network. Rate: US$ 650 or 85,000 miles.

More Ways to Enter

Elite Status

United Polaris business class, United Business First, United First, United Business, First class on a Star Alliance™ member airline, Business class on a Star Alliance member airline, Star Alliance Gold membership card or boarding pass.

More lounge locations at San Francisco Airport

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  We are not representatives of the lounge featured on this page.  Fees for some lounge services and facilities may apply.  All information, including amenities, hours and access information, are subject to change at any time without notice.   To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, click here.