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

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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 (MCI) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to SFO flight in 2021: 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
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Precipitation
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 to San Francisco

One-way from

$140

One-way flight from Kansas City 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 to San Francisco?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Kansas City with a flight ticket averaging about $108. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

When flying from Kansas City to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 16% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to San Francisco in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MCI to SFO flights for July, August
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$189pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$190pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$192pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Kansas City found for this year
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$166pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$189pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$190pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to San Francisco direct flight deals
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$285pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$325pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
16 Dec - 19 Dec
$341pp
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 to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Kansas City, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 9 Aug
$254pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Aug - 9 Aug
$270pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$280pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to San Francisco from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to San Francisco
10:40 am - 6:54 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
10h 14m
MCI - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$140
mytrip.com
12:06 pm - 2:04 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 58m
MCI - SFO
United Airlines
$163
United
5:45 pm - 4:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
13h 00m
MCI - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$171
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City 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.

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 $166, but on average you can expect to pay $201.

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

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Kansas City to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to San Francisco is less than $446.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City 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 13 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.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $207. This flight start at 33% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $104 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $122 and Alaska Airlines from $129 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Kansas City?

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 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Do I need a test to 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 72 hours before departing to Kansas City.

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

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Alternative routes for Kansas City 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 to San Francisco.
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing San Francisco

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.
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 to San Francisco

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