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

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The best prices from Kansas City to Chicago are usually found in January or February, 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 (MCI) to Chicago (CHI)

MCI - CHI
Price
$228 - $256
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in March High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Round-trip from $228 From Kansas City to Chicago
One-way from $96 One-way flight from Kansas City 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 to Chicago?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 2% on the overall cost on flights from Kansas City to Chicago.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Kansas City to Chicago, book at least 37 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $177 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $177.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Kansas City to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. If a flight is in the evening is possible it can save you up to 7% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Chicago in August, September 2020

The best prices found for MCI to CHI flights for August, September
1 Aug - 5 Aug
$97pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$100pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
1 Aug - 1 Aug
$101pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Kansas City found for this year
1 Aug - 6 Aug
$97pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$100pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
1 Aug - 1 Aug
$101pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Chicago direct flight deals
1 Aug - 6 Aug
$97pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$104pp
MCI
Kansas City
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
2 Aug - 5 Aug
$107pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Kansas City, departing today and this week
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$155pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$161pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
27 Jul - 29 Jul
$172pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Chicago from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Chicago
5:30 am - 12:37 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
7h 07m
MCI - MDW
Allegiant Air
$96
FlyFar
8:45 am - 12:45 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 00m
MCI - ORD
Delta
$111
Delta
3:33 pm - 1:28 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 55m
MCI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$117
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Kansas City 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $116.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to Chicago is less than $573.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Kansas City to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Kansas City to Chicago on average per day?

Per day, 7 flights depart from Kansas City to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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 to Chicago?

Departing from Kansas City to Chicago will take you 1h 24m. There are 404 mi between Kansas City and Chicago. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Major Airline ($104), Delta ($118), and Spirit Airlines ($159) offers the cheapest pricing from Kansas City to Chicago. Major Airline is currently priced 56% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $59. Spirit Airlines flights start at $63 while deals on Allegiant Air start at $80 one-way.

Alternative routes for Kansas City to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Kansas City to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 32m
Average temperature for August in Chicago
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 70% of MCI to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of MCI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of MCI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MCI to CHI departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to Chicago
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
35 daily flights
Thursday
33 daily flights
Friday
33 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights
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