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

The best prices from Kansas City 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 to San Francisco

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to SFO flight in 2022: compare Kansas City to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

MCI - SFO

Price

$230 - $364

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 4.4 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 to San Francisco

One-way from

$47

One-way flight from Kansas City to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Kansas City to San Francisco?

Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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 to San Francisco?

To save up to 45% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 to San Francisco from $346 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $431 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Kansas City in August are about $311 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $113.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Kansas City 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 to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MCI to SFO flights for January, February
Feb 13 - Feb 14
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 34m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

5h 46m
$118

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 24 - Feb 28
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

19h 40m
$125

Frontier

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 3 - Feb 9
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

5h 46m
$141

Frontier

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Deal found 1/20/22

Kansas City to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Kansas City found for this year
Feb 13 - Feb 14
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 34m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

5h 46m
$118

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 24 - Feb 28
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

19h 40m
$125

Frontier

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 3 - Feb 9
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

5h 46m
$141

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to San Francisco direct flight deals
Jun 25 - Jul 3
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

3h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

Nonstop

3h 28m
$380

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jun 3 - Jun 30
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

3h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

Nonstop

3h 28m
$428

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jun 6 - Jun 9
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

3h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

Nonstop

3h 28m
$445

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Last minute flights from Kansas City to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Kansas City, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Jan 31
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

2 stops

16h 36m
$157

Frontier

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 27 - Jan 31
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

14h 46m
$185

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 30 - Feb 2
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

MCI

Kansas City

1 stop

18h 21m
$186

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to San Francisco
Feb 15
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 10m
$47

Frontier

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 8
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 10m
$58

Frontier

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Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 8
MCI

Kansas City

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 10m
$62

Frontier

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Deal found 1/20/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Kansas City to San Francisco flights.

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 to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $154.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from Kansas City to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to San Francisco is less than $449.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Kansas City to San Francisco 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.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Kansas City to San Francisco round-trip?

Currently priced at $125, Frontier will fly you from Kansas City to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Frontier is priced at 59% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kansas City to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight from Kansas City to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Kansas City to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from Kansas City to San Francisco is generally $526, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $59. When looking at the most popular route, (Kansas City - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $148 for that flight.

Can I fly to San Francisco from Kansas City right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from Kansas City need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kansas City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kansas City are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to Kansas City from San Francisco?

Returning to Kansas City from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Kansas City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Kansas City.

Alternative routes for Kansas City to San Francisco

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Kansas City to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$100
Average$239
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$107
Average$275
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$108
Average$254
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$117
Average$300
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$118
Average$315
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$128
Average$287
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to San Francisco

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