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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Kansas City. Book your trip to arrive at Kansas City International, Kansas City, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown, Kansas City, MO - Coronado, or Kansas City (e). The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. San Francisco and Kansas City have 286 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Kansas City

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Kansas City travel tips

1) Drink spirits and find out history at the J. Rieger & Co. in Kansas City

Founded in 1887, the J. Rieger & Co. in Kansas City has a rich history because of Prohibition. Having been reopened a few times, it has finally settled down in its original location at 2700 Guinotte Avenue. Go there to try the Monogram Whiskey and explore the distillery for free.

2) Keep exploring fountains in Kansas City

When walking around Kansas City, one can not get an eye from numerous fountains. Be sure to visit the Mill Creek Fountain located at the Country Club Plaza for a look at one of the most popular fountains in the city.

3) Admire a skyline at Riverfront West in Kansas City

Head towards Riverfront West to see spectacular views in Kansas City. Grab a cup of coffee from the nearby City Market Coffee. Coffee drinks are tasty here, but if you like strong flavor, ask them to add an extra expression shot to your cappuccino or latte.

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What are the most popular routes to and from Kansas City?
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The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Kansas City?
The main airport in Kansas City is Kansas City International. It is also served by Springfield-Branson National, Columbia Regional, Kirksville Regional, Joplin Regional, Manhattan Regional.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Kansas City?
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Which airlines fly between San Francisco and Kansas City?
Currently, you can fly between San Francisco and Kansas City with United Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
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