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Cheap Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco, CA, United States - MKC to SFO Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:28 AM

Popular flights from Kansas City to San Francisco Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:28 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $428
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $338
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $338
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $338
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $338
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $338
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $244
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $321
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $321
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $321
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $321
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $321

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Kansas City to San Francisco (MKC to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kansas City to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $315.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Kansas City to San Francisco (MKC to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Kansas City to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Kansas City to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Kansas City to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $904 $506
7-14 days $492 $384
14-21 days $371 $379
21-30 days $371 $336
30-60 days $361 $336
60-90 days $321 $261
90+ days $321 $240

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kansas City to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Kansas City to San Francisco.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$341 $321 $261 $278 $341 $321 $341

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Kansas City to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Kansas City to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Kansas City San Francisco Frontier 5/31/16 6/7/16 1 $506
June Kansas City San Francisco Frontier 6/29/16 7/4/16 1 $336
July Kansas City San Francisco United 7/12/16 7/19/16 0 $361
August Kansas City San Francisco Frontier 8/24/16 8/28/16 1 $261
September Kansas City San Francisco Frontier 9/17/16 9/21/16 1 $244
October Kansas City San Francisco Frontier 10/15/16 10/18/16 1 $240
November Kansas City San Francisco American 11/1/16 11/18/16 1 $363
December Kansas City San Francisco United 12/25/16 1/1/17 0 $381

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Kansas City to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Kansas City to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$904
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$904 $729
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$729 $575
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$575 $381
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$381 $371
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$371
TIPSave $41 by flying into San Jose instead of San Francisco from Kansas City

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco (MKC to SFO)

Your Kansas City to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Kansas City to San Francisco is $363.

The average price for non-stop flights from Kansas City to San Francisco is $321.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Kansas City to San Francisco.

Nonstop Flight Details from Kansas City to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 19:54

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco (MKC to SFO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Kansas City to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Kansas City to San Francisco is $186.

The average price for round trip flights from Kansas City to San Francisco is $356.

Kansas City to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Kansas City to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Kansas City to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 2 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Kansas City and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Kansas City to San Francisco is 1495 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Kansas City to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Kansas City to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Kansas City to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Kansas City and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Kansas City to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Kansas City to San Francisco (MKC to SFO) Number of flights searched: 210Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:28 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Kansas City to San Francisco with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Kansas City to San Francisco.

Kansas City to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Kansas City and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Kansas City - MKC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $333
Kansas City to San Jose American, Alaska, United $338
Kansas City to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $380
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United $167

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Omaha to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $235
Des Moines to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $280
Wichita to San Francisco American, United $274
Springfield to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $406
Lincoln to San Francisco Alaska, United $393
Manhattan to San Francisco American $520
Omaha to Oakland American, Alaska, United $433
Des Moines to Oakland American, United $412
Wichita to Oakland American, United $524
Springfield to Oakland American, Alaska, United $595
Lincoln to Oakland Alaska, United $835
Omaha to San Jose American, Alaska, United $387
Manhattan to Oakland American $518
Des Moines to San Jose American, Alaska, United $365
Wichita to San Jose American, United $337
Springfield to San Jose American, Alaska, United $412
Omaha to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $421
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $240
Des Moines to Sacramento American, United $387
Wichita to Sacramento American, United $392
Lincoln to San Jose Alaska, United $431
Manhattan to San Jose American Check Dates
Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $306
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Frontier, United $240
Springfield to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $412
Cheap Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $244 Round trip from MKC to SFO