The cheapest times to fly from SFO to ENA are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • September 3rd to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SFO to ENA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1296 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $636 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Kenai

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Kenai, AK (ENA) will usually cost between $657 to $884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $666. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $916. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $250 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $721 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to ENA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to ENA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SFO to ENA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to ENA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Kenai, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $713. Return trip prices are from the ENA to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to ENA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to ENA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) in Anchorage, AK

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from ENA
  • Usually 45.18% less expensive than ENA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to ANC flights


Flight Hacking SFO to ENA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SFO to ENA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (SFO > ANC > ENA)

  • Price for both tickets: $603
  • Average savings: $118 (16.31%)

See SFO to ANC flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (SFO > SEA > ENA)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $66 (9.16%)

See SFO to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFO to ENA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kenai Municipal Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2021 miles or 3252 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFO to ENA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to ENA flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Kenai, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SFO to ENA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code ENA
Destination airport name Kenai Municipal Airport
City Kenai, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 60.6
Longitude -151.2


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