Cheap flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco (MCI - SFO)

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The best prices from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco are usually found in August or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City Intl (MCI) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to SFO flight in 2021: compare Kansas City Intl to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
MCI - SFO
Price
$230 - $364
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$230

From Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$163

One-way flight from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco from $99 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $105 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Kansas City Intl in August are about $108 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco (MCI - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MCI to SFO flights for May, June
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$217pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Jun - 9 Jun
$220pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Jun - 9 Jun
$221pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City Intl to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Kansas City Intl found for this year
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$217pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$219pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
5 Jun - 9 Jun
$220pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Kansas City Intl

Save time with Kansas City Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$219pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$288pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$299pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Kansas City Intl, departing today and this week
24 May - 28 May
$262pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
25 May - 26 May
$268pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
24 May - 29 May
$273pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to San Francisco from Kansas City Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco
11:25 am - 4:30 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
19h 05m
MCI - SFO
Alaska Airlines
4:05 pm - 7:48 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 43m
MCI - SFO
Frontier
$171
JustFly
5:47 am - 1:29 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 42m
MCI - SFO
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City to San Francisco due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Kansas City and San Francisco for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Kansas City to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Kansas City to San Francisco include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Kansas City to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta flying from Kansas City to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $235.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 15 direct flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco is less than $469.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Kansas City to San Francisco was viewed by 107 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Kansas City or San Francisco?

In Kansas City, there will be greater rainfall in Kansas City compared to San Francisco over the next 17 days.

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Kansas City. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco?

For as low as $219, United Airlines can have you in San Francisco from Kansas City Intl in 3h 58m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $219 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $234 and $237 round-trip. Users have found that United Airlines is 29% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $127 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $139 and Alaska Airlines from $163 one-way.

Alternative routes for Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco.
Flight duration
3h 38m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$100 $239 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$108 $254 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$107 $275 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$128 $287 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$117 $300 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$118 $315 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City Intl towards San Francisco.
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Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City Intl to San Francisco.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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