The cheapest times to fly from SFO to MHK are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 MHK is early November. Prices can be as high as $938 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $367 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Manhattan

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) will usually cost between $384 to $643 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $594. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to MHK flight.

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

SFO to MHK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to MHK 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MHK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. 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 $135 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $401. Return trip prices are from the MHK 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 MHK 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 29 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 MHK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 27.33% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to MCI flights

Destination alternative #2: Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) in Wichita, KS

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 2.33% less expensive than MHK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ICT flights

Destination alternative #3: Hays Regional Airport (HYS) in Hays, KS

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 0.25% less expensive than MHK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to HYS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Manhattan Regional Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1391 miles or 2239 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to MHK flight is about 3 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from SFO to MHK.


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 MHK
Destination airport name Manhattan Regional Airport
City Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -96.7


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