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Cheap flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago (MCI - CHI)

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The best prices from Kansas City Intl to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City Intl (MCI) to Chicago (CHI)

MCI - CHI
Price
$116 - $328
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 52% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$116

From Kansas City Intl to Chicago

One-way from

$84

One-way flight from Kansas City Intl to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Kansas City Intl to Chicago?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 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 $137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City Intl to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Kansas City Intl average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Kansas City Intl. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City Intl to Chicago (MCI - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Kansas City Intl to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 7% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MCI to CHI flights for January, February
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$97pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$99pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Feb - 28 Feb
$101pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City Intl to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Kansas City Intl found for this year
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$97pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$99pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Feb - 28 Feb
$101pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Kansas City Intl

Save time with Kansas City Intl to Chicago direct flight deals
29 Jan - 4 Feb
$117pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
7 Feb - 7 Feb
$182pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
18 Mar - 25 Mar
$187pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Kansas City Intl, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 25 Jan
$196pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$229pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
23 Jan - 23 Jan
$240pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Chicago from Kansas City Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago
8:50 am - 1:19 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
28h 29m
MCI - ORD
Frontier
$84
Gotogate
8:55 am - 4:48 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
7h 53m
MCI - ORD
Major Airline
$92
StudentUniverse
10:15 am - 11:47 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 32m
MCI - ORD
United Airlines
$94
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Kansas City Intl to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Kansas City Intl to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City to Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Kansas City to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City Intl to Chicago is less than $207.

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

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

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally colder than in Kansas City. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Kansas City Intl to Chicago?

Airlines like American Airlines, Linear Air Taxi, and Delta fly from Kansas City Intl to Chicago in about 1h 24m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 16m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Kansas City Intl to Chicago round-trip from $77. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $99, and Delta, from $137. American Airlines is 68% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$41 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and Major Airline, with prices starting from $83 and $92, respectively.

Alternative routes for Kansas City Intl to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Kansas City Intl to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 34m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Kansas City Intl to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City Intl to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$114 $271 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$109 $274 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$116 $320 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$285 $389 No cancel fee 63%
Linear Air Taxi
$5,132 $7,769 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City Intl to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 66% of MCI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of MCI to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% of MCI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MCI to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City Intl to Chicago
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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