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San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO KOA Tue, Feb 24 - Thu, Mar 5 $485
SFO KOA Wed, Mar 18 - Thu, Apr 2 $589
SFO KOA Tue, Feb 3 - Sun, Feb 8 $621
SFO KOA Sat, Mar 21 - Wed, Mar 25 $632
SFO KOA Sat, Mar 7 - Mon, Mar 16 $641
SFO KOA Thu, Feb 26 - Thu, Mar 5 $663

San Francisco and Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to KOA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) HI, US
map of airports in Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
  • 1

    Keahole (KOA)

    Distance from City Center: 3.4 miles

    Carriers for flights from SFO to KOA

    Carriers
    US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Hilo International (ITO)

    Distance from City Center: 63.2 miles

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Hilo Seaside Hotel

2 stars
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Hilo Bay Hotel (Uncle Billy's Hawaiian Family Resorts)

2 stars
2.9 / 5 94 reviews

87 Banyan Drive Map

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71 Banyan Drive Map

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Kona Village Resort

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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Best one-week trip in May from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Leave Thu, May 28 San Francisco (SFO) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Delta Air Lines $541
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Flights to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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.

Traveling to Kona

Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.

Transportation From the Kona International Airport

Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.

The Weather in Kona

The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.

Things to Do in Kona

Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

    • 2 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 33m.
    • United Airlines flight 1721 (3:08 AM GMT, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii).
    • United Airlines flight 1723 (11:22 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii).
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (United Airlines flight 1721, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) takes 5h 30m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (United Airlines flight 1723, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 5h 36m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilo International (ITO), Keahole (KOA) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) on Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines UA1721 SFO 9:08 AM KOA 12:38 PM 753 5hr 30min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA1250/UA1296 SFO 7:05 AM KOA 2:02 PM 738/738 8hr 57min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1224/UA1296 SFO 6:01 AM KOA 2:02 PM 738/738 10hr 1min
US Airways/United Airlines US1250/UA1296 SFO 7:05 AM KOA 2:02 PM 738/738 8hr 57min
United Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines UA663/HA358 SFO 9:05 AM KOA 3:16 PM 777/717 8hr 11min
United Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines UA663/HA178 SFO 9:05 AM KOA 3:37 PM 777/717 8hr 32min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA663/UA7836 SFO 9:05 AM KOA 3:37 PM 777/717 8hr 32min
United Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines UA663/HA188 SFO 9:05 AM KOA 4:02 PM 777/717 8hr 57min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA663/UA7809 SFO 9:05 AM KOA 4:02 PM 777/717 8hr 57min
Hawaiian Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines HA41/HA310 SFO 9:50 AM KOA 4:29 PM 332/717 8hr 39min
Hawaiian Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines HA41/HA644 SFO 9:50 AM KOA 4:44 PM 332/AT5 8hr 54min
United Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines UA1224/HA278 SFO 6:01 AM KOA 5:00 PM 738/717 12hr 59min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1224/UA7834 SFO 6:01 AM KOA 5:00 PM 738/717 12hr 59min