The cheapest times to fly from SFO to LBL are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 20th and October 1st)
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 LBL is early December. Prices can be as high as $738 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $326 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Liberal

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Liberal, KS (LBL) will usually cost between $326 to $561 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $453. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $108 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $351 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to LBL flight.

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

SFO to LBL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to LBL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $112 (24%) 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 $338. Return trip prices are from the LBL 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 LBL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 6 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 LBL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dodge City Regional Airport (DDC) in Dodge City, KS

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from LBL
  • Usually 3.85% less expensive than LBL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to DDC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1174 miles or 1889 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to LBL flight is about 3 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Liberal, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SFO to LBL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLBL
Destination airport nameLiberal Mid-America Regional Airport
CityLiberal, KS
Countrythe United States


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