Cheap flights from Kansas City to Denver (MCI - DEN)

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The best prices from Kansas City to Denver Intl are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to DEN flight in 2021: compare Kansas City to Denver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Denver.
MCI - DEN
Price
$120 - $197
DEN
Temperature
30.2 - 73.4 °F
DEN
Precipitation
0.5 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$120

From Kansas City to Denver Intl

One-way from

$64

One-way flight from Kansas City to Denver Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City to Denver?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Kansas City to Denver compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $144. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $177.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Denver from Kansas City average $150. You can even find prices in April for less than $150, as users have found deals to Denver from as low as $59. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Denver from Kansas City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 30%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to Denver (MCI - DEN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Kansas City to Denver in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 46% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Kansas City to Denver?

Leaving on a Monday 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 63% on the overall cost on flights from Kansas City to Denver.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Denver in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MCI to DEN flights for October, November
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$63pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$73pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
27 Nov - 30 Nov
$83pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Denver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Denver from Kansas City found for this year
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$63pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$64pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$73pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Denver from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Denver direct flight deals
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$63pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$64pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$73pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Denver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Denver from Kansas City, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$84pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$100pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$103pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Denver Intl from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Denver
1:29 pm - 2:24 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 55m
MCI - DEN
United Airlines
$64
United
12:40 am - 4:55 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 15m
MCI - DEN
Delta
$76
Delta
1:00 am - 8:08 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
8h 08m
MCI - DEN
Major Airline
$81
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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Denver

What airports do I use to fly from Kansas City to Denver?

If you book a flight from Kansas City to Denver, you will be flying from Kansas City to Denver Intl. Flights to Denver Intl (DEN) from Kansas City (MCI) take 1h 54m for a nonstop flight. There are 14 flights from Kansas City to Denver per day from 7 airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Frontier, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Kansas City to Denver Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Denver for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $63, but on average you can expect to pay $94.

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

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to Denver for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to Denver within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

How popular is this Kansas City to Denver flight route?

Flights from Kansas City to Denver Intl have been viewed 244 times in the past calendar month.

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

Travelers can expect 4 flights from Kansas City to Denver on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 75% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kansas City to Denver?

There are many flights that can get you from Kansas City to Denver in 1h 54m. Fly via Frontier, Spirit Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. Kansas City and Denver are separated by a distance of 533 mi. 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 Denver round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($63), Spirit Airlines ($107), and United Airlines ($117) offers the cheapest pricing from Kansas City to Denver. You may be able to fly from Kansas City to Denver for 58% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $34. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Kansas City to Denver for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Kansas City to Denver?

While on average a flight from Kansas City to Denver is generally $377, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $33. When looking at the most popular route, (Kansas City - Denver Intl), you can expect to pay $88 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from Kansas City to Denver, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

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 Denver on time: Air Canada (86%), United Airlines (81%), Frontier (76%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Denver, CO

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Denver from Kansas City?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Denver Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Kansas City need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Denver Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kansas City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Denver Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kansas City are not required to quarantine after entering Denver Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Kansas City from Denver?

Returning to Kansas City from Denver Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Denver Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kansas City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Denver Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Kansas City.

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Alternative routes for Kansas City to Denver

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Denver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City to Denver.
Flight duration from MCI to DEN
1h 50m
Average temperature for October in Denver
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Denver
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Denver

Top 6 airlines flying from Kansas City to Denver Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City to Denver 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
Frontier
$38 $121 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$48 $210 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$57 $188 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$67 $164 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$126 $288 No cancel fee 63%
Spirit Airlines
$168 $265 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to Denver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City towards Denver.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of MCI to DEN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of MCI to DEN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 26% of MCI to DEN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of MCI to DEN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to Denver
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City to Denver.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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