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Fly San Francisco to Kona

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kona (KOA)

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Fly Oakland to Kona

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Kona (KOA)

BART to San Jose, fly to Kona

  1. Take the BART from 16th Street / Mission to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Kona (KOA)

Fly San Francisco to Kamuela

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Kamuela (MUE)

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Waikoloa is 800-232-4636.

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The most affordable way to get from San Francisco to Waikoloa is to fly, which costs $140 - $220 and takes 10h.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Waikoloa is to fly which costs $310 - $340 and takes 9h 36m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Waikoloa is 2360 miles.

It takes approximately 10h to get from San Francisco to Waikoloa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Kona Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 28m.

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Waikoloa is 2h behind San Francisco. It is currently 7:51 AM in San Francisco and 5:51 AM in Waikoloa.

Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Kona Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Waikoloa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 27 min and costs $8 - $10.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Waikoloa.
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  • Distance: 2360 miles
  • Duration: 10h

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Waikoloa, HI, USA?

United Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and six other airlines fly from San Francisco to Waikoloa hourly.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kamuela via Kahului
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Kamuela via Kona, Kahului
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Kamuela via Los Angeles, Kahului
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Kamuela via Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Kamuela via Seattle, Kahului
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Kamuela via Lihue, Kahului
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Kahului
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Lihue, Kahului
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Kona, Kahului
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Honolulu, Kahului
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Los Angeles, Kahului
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Long Beach, Kahului
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Seattle, Kahului
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Kamuela via Phoenix, Kahului
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Oakland to Kona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Kahului
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from San Jose to Kona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Kahului
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Kona via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via Kahului
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Kahului
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Lihue
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Kahului
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from San Jose to Kona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Flights from San Jose to Kona via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from San Jose to Kona via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
KaiserAir
Website
kaiserair.com
Flights from Oakland to Kona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 16th Street / Mission to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov

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