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San Francisco to Kansas City Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Kansas City

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO MKC Mon, Apr 28 - Thu, May 1 $284
SFO MKC Thu, May 1 - Thu, May 8 $314
SFO MKC Sat, May 3 - Tue, May 6 $314
SFO MKC Sat, May 3 - Tue, May 6 $314
SFO MKC Wed, May 14 - Sat, May 24 $316
SFO MKC Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 13 $438
SFO MKC Wed, Aug 27 - Thu, Sep 4 $473

San Francisco and Kansas City airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to MKC

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Kansas City MO, US
map of airports in Kansas City
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    Kansas City International (MCI)

    Distance from City Center: 15.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to MCI

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal C US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Kansas City

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Featured Kansas City Airport Hotels

Hotel only $99

Kansas City Airport Marriott

3 stars
4.0 / 5 56 reviews

775 Brasilia Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

...Kansas City International Airport's only hotel.... Comfort and relaxation in the handiest location for air travelers Kansas City Airport Marriott, the only hotel on the airport grounds,... More

Hotel only $44

Econo Lodge Airport

2 stars
3.0 / 5 51 reviews

11300 N.W. Prairieview Rd. Map

...1 mile from the airport with free airport shuttle service from Thrifty Blue and White Shuttle company and features free high speed internet in lobby and select rooms.... More

Hotel only $80

Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport

2 stars
3.3 / 5 7 reviews

11212 North Newark Circle Map

your barbecue connection...welcome to the Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport.The Kansas City airport may be the only terminal in the world that smells like ribs and hickory smoke.... More

Hotel only $89

Hilton Kansas City Airport

3 stars
3.6 / 5 17 reviews

8801 NW 112th Street Map

...Rejuvenate after a long flight with a hearty meal and drinks at the bar and restaurant.... Located less than five minutes from Kansas City International Airport, the Hilton Kansas City Airport... More

Hotel only $49

Days Inn Kansas City International Airport

2 stars
2.7 / 5 52 reviews

11120 NW Ambassador Dr. Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

...Free business perks include a three-minute shuttle ride to KC airport Stay on a landscaped street just minutes from Kansas City International Airport near businesses and the convention... More

Hotel only $72

Candlewood Suites KANSAS CITY AIRPORT

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

11110 NW AMBASSADOR Map

...Extended-stay hotel, two miles from Kansas City International Airport.... More

May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 10 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $310
Earn $3.10
Return Mon, May 12 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 3 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $276
Earn $2.76
Return Sat, May 10 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 3 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $276
Earn $2.76
Return Sat, May 10 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 13 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $313
Earn $3.13
Return Sat, Jun 14 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 28 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $285
Earn $2.85
Return Fri, Jul 4 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 14 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $313
Earn $3.13
Return Sat, Jun 21 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 11 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $484
Earn $4.84
Return Mon, Jul 14 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 4 San Francisco (SFO) Kansas City (MCI) Frontier Airlines $290
Earn $2.90
Return Thu, Jul 10 Kansas City (MCI) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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Flights to Kansas City

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Flying to Kansas City

Despite its name, Kansas City is not located in Kansas. It is the largest city in Missouri and handles a great deal of airport traffic from tourists and businesspeople. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights to Kansas City and accommodations for your trip.

Airports in Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport handles all the air traffic in the area. It lies 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City and is served by Southwest Airlines and Republic Airlines. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and has a consolidated car-rental service. Orbitz.com can help you get the best deal on hundreds of flights through Kansas City's airport.

Transportation from the Airport

A public bus route stops at Terminal C and travels back and forth between it and the downtown bus stop. It costs $1.50 per trip. For travelers needing to go to nearby cities, such as St. Joseph, Columbia, or Topeka, a shuttle service is available. The airport is located next to I-29 and I-435. You can also get special package deals on rental cars by booking through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Kansas City

Because of its inland location, Kansas City has distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees. The weather is humid, and you can expect rain to occur mostly during the spring and summer. If you decide to visit in winter, expect to deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives in January. Tornadoes are also a common occurrence in late spring and early summer.

Destination Highlights

Kansas City is most famous for its barbeque cuisine. The American Royal hosts a barbeque contest each fall, making it a busy time for tourists from around the nation. Other tourist attractions include the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, also held during late November.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Kansas City

    • 2 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Kansas City today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 27m.
    • United Airlines flight 5180 (7:30 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Kansas City.
    • United Airlines flight 6530 (11:30 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Kansas City.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Kansas City (United Airlines flight 5180, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 3h 27m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Kansas City (United Airlines flight 5180, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 3h 27m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Kansas City International (MCI) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between San Francisco and Kansas City

Equipment Carrier
Canadair Regional Jet 700 United Airlines, US Airways

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Kansas City on Sat, Apr 19, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1052/AA151 SFO 12:25 AM MCI 8:45 AM 738/M80 6hr 20min
Frontier Airlines/Frontier Airlines F9668/F9816 SFO 6:10 AM MCI 12:43 PM 320/319 4hr 33min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA756/UA4870 SFO 5:50 AM MCI 12:52 PM 752/DH4 5hr 2min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL5688/DL4560 SFO 6:10 AM MCI 1:19 PM E75/CR9 5hr 9min
US Airways/US Airways US610/US590 SFO 6:00 AM MCI 1:34 PM 321/319 5hr 34min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2278/AA340 SFO 6:00 AM MCI 2:35 PM 738/M80 6hr 35min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA710/UA5510 SFO 9:01 AM MCI 3:35 PM 320/CRJ 4hr 34min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2278/AA1132 SFO 6:00 AM MCI 3:45 PM 738/M80 7hr 45min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1010/AA1132 SFO 7:45 AM MCI 3:45 PM 738/M80 6hr 0min
United Airlines UA5481 SFO 10:40 AM MCI 3:59 PM CR7 3hr 19min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL5708/DL4617 SFO 10:30 AM MCI 5:06 PM E75/CR9 4hr 36min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2298/AA1535 SFO 8:20 AM MCI 5:55 PM 738/M80 7hr 35min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1658/AA1535 SFO 9:45 AM MCI 5:55 PM 738/M80 6hr 10min