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Route Information for Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA Code MKC
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Distance 1495 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 6:15AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 6:35AM 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.

Flights from Kansas City to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Kansas City to San Francisco now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with queries about travel restrictions and quarantine when flying from Kansas City to San Francisco.

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

The quickest flight time from Kansas City to San Francisco is 4 hours and 28 minutes, which gives you more than enough time to enjoy a wine or lose yourself in a gripping novel.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Francisco have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Francisco with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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