Cheap flights from Kansas City to Detroit (MCI - DTT)

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The best prices from Kansas City to Detroit are usually found in April or May, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to DTT flight in 2021: compare Kansas City to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
MCI - DTT
Price
$143 - $256
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$143

From Kansas City to Detroit

One-way from

$97

One-way flight from Kansas City to Detroit

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 Detroit?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 24% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 18 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Kansas City to Detroit within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $195.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Detroit from Kansas City. Prices for April average $204 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to Detroit (MCI - DTT)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 50% on flights from Kansas City to Detroit by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Detroit in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MCI to DTT flights for July, August
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$86pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$87pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$95pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Detroit 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Kansas City found for this year
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$86pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$87pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$95pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Detroit direct flight deals
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$86pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$87pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$95pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Kansas City, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$125pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$138pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$145pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Detroit from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Detroit
3:52 pm - 2:48 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 56m
MCI - DTW
Frontier
$97
Kiwi.com
2:11 pm - 5:05 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 54m
MCI - DTW
Delta
$149
Delta
6:59 pm - 3:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
19h 14m
MCI - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$171
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City to Detroit 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 Detroit 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.

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

Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Booking a flight from Kansas City (MCI) to Detroit All airports (DTT) is your only option if you wish to fly from Kansas City to Detroit. On a typical day, there are 6 flights from Kansas City to All airports, all of which are around 1h 48m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 4 airlines when you book a flight from Kansas City to Detroit.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $86, but on average you can expect to pay $116.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to Detroit under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to Detroit is less than $142.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Wednesday.

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

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Kansas City to Detroit on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Detroit is typically colder than in Kansas City. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Kansas City to Detroit?

There are many flights that can get you from Kansas City to Detroit in 1h 48m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Delta, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 631 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Kansas City to Detroit is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $86 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and American Airlines, starting at $139 and $154 round-trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 50% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $43. United Airlines flights start at $89 while deals on Frontier start at $97 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

Can I fly to Detroit from Kansas City right now?

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

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

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 Detroit.

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

Can I fly back to Kansas City from Detroit?

Returning to Kansas City from Detroit

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

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

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Alternative routes for Kansas City to Detroit

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

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City to Detroit.
Flight duration
1h 54m
Average temperature for July in Detroit
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Detroit
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 4 airlines flying from Kansas City to Detroit

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City to Detroit 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
Spirit Airlines
$64 $142 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$74 $194 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$127 $274 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$99 $377 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City towards Detroit.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 52% of MCI to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of MCI to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of MCI to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MCI to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City to Detroit.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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