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Fares from $45 One Way, $98 Round Trip from Kansas City to San Francisco

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Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions
Are there non-stop flights from Kansas City to San Francisco?

Dig out your passport, because Southwest Airlines will take you directly from Kansas City to San Francisco. Book your plane ticket now and enjoy a stress-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from Kansas City to San Francisco?

With the flight from Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) taking a minimum of 3 hours and 53 minutes, there's plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the ride. Grab an in-flight wine or two and get comfy in your seat with a gripping movie or book.

What airlines fly from Kansas City to San Francisco most frequently?

Southwest Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the Kansas City to San Francisco route. Take your pick of 30 flights every month with this carrier.

Route Information for Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA CodeMKC
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
Distance1495 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:50AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:50AM UTC

Traveling from Kansas City to San Francisco

Kansas City International Airport

Planning domestic or international flights from Kansas City is easy using Orbitz.com. The site allows travelers to search a variety of airlines at once to locate the best deals. The Kansas City International Airport is located approximately 19 miles from downtown on Brasilia Avenue. The airport has 15 airlines and offers nonstop service to 51 different locations. Airlines include Southwest, Frontier and United Airlines.

Parking at the Airport

Kansas City International Airport offers a variety of parking options. All parking lots are open 24 hours a day, and fees are posted at each lot. The economy lot is free for the first two hours, which makes it perfect for dropping off or picking up travelers. Garage and lot parking is available, with shuttle service running to and from the airport. Fees are charged by the hour or by the day. Valet parking is offered for all guests. Fees for valet parking include shuttle service and luggage assistance, and a frequent parker program offers discounts to travelers.

Kansas City Airport Transportation

Kansas City Airport has a variety of ground transportation options to and from the airport. Many hotels offer free shuttles to and from the airport. Bus and taxi services are available, and fees usually vary depending on the distance traveled. Orbitz.com can help you locate a car or limo rental service at discount prices. Many car rental services will provide discounts with proof of an air ticket.

Airport Restaurant Information

Travelers who get to the airport early may wish to grab a bite to eat before their flight. Restaurants include Starbucks Coffee and Burger King. Using Orbitz.com will ensure you receive the best rates on flights from Kansas City.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.