Cheap flights from Kansas City to Houston (MCI - IAH)

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The best prices from Kansas City to Houston are usually found in August or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to IAH flight in 2021: compare Kansas City to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
MCI - IAH
Price
$195 - $338
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$195

From Kansas City to Houston

One-way from

$147

One-way flight from Kansas City to Houston

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 Houston?

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 23% on the overall cost on flights from Kansas City to Houston.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Kansas City to Houston at least 44 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Kansas City to Houston for as little as $118 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $157 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Kansas City in February are about $134 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $68.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to Houston (MCI - IAH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Kansas City to Houston in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MCI to IAH flights for May, June
19 May - 21 May
$158pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
12 May - 14 May
$177pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
18 May - 25 May
$188pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Kansas City found for this year
19 May - 21 May
$158pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
12 May - 14 May
$177pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
18 May - 25 May
$188pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Houston from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Houston direct flight deals
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$199pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$219pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
17 Sep - 24 Sep
$239pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Kansas City, departing today and this week
19 May - 21 May
$158pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
18 May - 25 May
$188pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
15 May - 24 May
$198pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Houston from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Houston
7:19 am - 9:30 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 11m
MCI - IAH
United Airlines
$147
United
8:41 am - 1:28 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 47m
MCI - IAH
Delta
$156
Delta
3:54 pm - 4:43 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 49m
MCI - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$159
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City to Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

If you book a flight from Kansas City to Houston, you will be flying from Kansas City to George Bush Intcntl. Flights to Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) from Kansas City (MCI) take 2h 04m for a nonstop flight. There are 10 flights from Kansas City to Houston per day from 6 airlines.

Can I find flights from Kansas City to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $213.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to Houston is less than $327.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Kansas City to Houston George Bush Intcntl was viewed by 31 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Kansas City or Houston?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Kansas City is typically similar to Houston. We can gather that this will continue over the next 17 days.

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Houston are colder than in Kansas City.

How long is the flight from Kansas City to Houston?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from Kansas City to Houston in about 2h 12m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 48m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Kansas City to Houston round-trip from $188. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $199, and American Airlines, from $214. Users have found that Frontier is 32% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$90 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 United Airlines, with prices starting from $109 and $136, respectively.

Alternative routes for Kansas City to Houston

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

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City to Houston.
Flight duration
2h 09m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Kansas City to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City to Houston 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
$95 $203 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$121 $291 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$134 $293 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$141 $314 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$154 $336 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of MCI to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of MCI to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of MCI to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MCI to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City to Houston.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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