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Cheap flights from Kansas City (MCI) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City to California?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Kansas City to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $75. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $95.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City to California?

Flights from Kansas City to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Kansas City to California in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $43.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to California in February, March 2021

7 Mar - 4 Apr
$70pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$75pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
23 Mar - 26 Apr
$88pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to California 2021 flight deals

8 Apr - 11 Apr
$70pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$75pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
11 Apr - 19 Apr
$88pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to California from Kansas City

8 Apr - 12 Apr
$111pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
14 Apr - 21 Apr
$112pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$113pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to California

2 Mar - 8 Mar
$105pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$113pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$114pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to California from Kansas City

1:35 pm - 7:29 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 54m
MCI - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$66
Gotogate
3:40 pm - 7:10 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 30m
MCI - SFO
Frontier
$67
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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Kansas City and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Kansas City to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Kansas City to California are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Kansas City to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Kansas City to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Kansas City to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $95.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to California is less than $124.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 635 users have taken a look at flights from Kansas City to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kansas City to California?

Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Kansas City to California.

What are the most popular routes from Kansas City to California?

While some choose either Kansas City - San Diego or Kansas City - San Francisco, Kansas City - Los Angeles is the most popular route from Kansas City to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from Kansas City to California?

While on average a flight from Kansas City to California is generally $426, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $57. When looking at the most popular route, (Kansas City - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $102 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Kansas City to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Kansas City to California on time: Aeromexico(93%), Spirit Airlines(92%), SkyWest Airlines(88%.)

How long is the flight from Kansas City to California?

A quick flight from Kansas City to California can take about 3h 38m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $100. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kansas City to California round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Kansas City to California is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $70 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $100.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kansas City to California one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $41. Frontier is not the only option available. At the moment, Spirit Airlines is another option, for $43.

Destination information for California

Flight duration
3h 17m

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 7 airlines flying from Kansas City to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$84 $244 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$70 $255 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$82 $289 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$82 $290 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$108 $291 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$98 $295 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$110 $456 No cancel fee 63%
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