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Flights to Kansas City in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$115Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$136From Las Vegas to Kansas City
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas to Kansas City

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Kansas City right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Kansas City along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

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Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are looking to book a trip to Kansas City and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for Kansas City flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Kansas City found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$257
February
$251
March
$274
April
$265
May
$260
June
$286
July
$297
August
$253
September
$246
October
$263
November
$258
December
$259
Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Kansas City. Flying to Kansas City in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Kansas City?

Average Kansas City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - MCI
Price
$246 - $375
MCI
Temperature
42.8 - 89.6 °F
MCI
Rainfall
1.06 - 5.31 inches
The best time to fly to Kansas City is during September, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Kansas City peak to their warmest. June tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Kansas City?

Booking 55 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Kansas City. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Kansas City?

At the moment, Thursday is the most economical day to take a flight to Kansas City. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Kansas City?

Kansas City flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

If there’s barbeque, jazz music or riverboat cruises, you can bet it’s Kansas City. Straddling the Missouri and Kansas state lines, Kansas City draws hordes of tourists every year looking for some backyard barbeque and hometown cooking amidst some of the most historical sites in our nation’s history. If booking flights to Kansas City is on your must-do travel list then plan ahead – there’s so much to do and see in this Midwest town, it’s hard to know where to begin.

Start your Kansas City trip with a bit of history. Back in the 1820s, Kansas City served as a departure point for covered wagons on their way west. Years later, Kansas City became home to our 33rd U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who was born just a stone’s throw away in Independence, Mo. Pick up a postcard in St. Joseph on your way to the historic Pony Express before heading to Liberty, Mo., where the Jesse James Bank Museum stands at the scene of the country’s first daylight bank robbery.

If you want a little more soul to your history lesson, grab your favorite CD and brush up on your jazz music during the flight to Kansas City. This Midwest-city located in the middle of plains and farmland saw the likes of Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington, who stopped in to play at the nightclubs. Before you head out for a jam session, grab yourself some good old fashioned barbeque at one of the 60 restaurants in the Kansas City area that offer the backyard specialty. Kansas City flights are packed with hungry travelers eager to lick their fingers on a plate of baby back ribs smothered with Kansas City’s famous barbeque sauce.

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Kansas City climate

Located in the heart of the US Midwest region, Kansas City experiences the typical fluctuations in seasons, sometimes to the extreme. Kansas City sees lows of 26 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and highs at 79 degrees Fahrenheit, on average. However, visitors booking flights to Kansas City in the middle of winter or the dead of summer should pack accordingly – there have been record temperatures of -40 degrees Fahrenheit and 118 degrees Fahrenheit. Snowfall is experienced throughout the state, with a higher average in the north, and the southeast experiencing the heaviest precipitation. Tornadoes are prevalent in spring.

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Best Time to Fly to Kansas City

Peak Season:

Families head to the Midwest hotspot during spring and summer school vacations. Be sure to book tours ahead of time if you’re traveling to Kansas City during the peak season. Many tour operators do add more daily tours to the top destinations, but you’ll need to reserve your spot in advance.

Off Season:

Fall and winter are the off-season in Kansas City, mainly due to the weather. School is back in session and the weather turns to a cold and wintry mix. However, this is when cheap flights to Kansas City and discounted hotel rooms are usually available. 

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Getting around Kansas City

Kansas City is best seen by car. The top tourist destinations all have ample parking and the city is easy to drive around. You can rent a car when you book your flight. Make sure to grab a map before you leave the airport. You can also take one of the many tour buses. They stop at all the sightseeing spots and at major hotels. Make sure you book a seat in advance if you’re traveling during tourist season. Most hotels have shuttles at the airport for free.   

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Kansas City Travel Information

  • Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun are two amusement parks that feature hundreds of rides, live entertainment and plenty of water rides for the entire family.
  • Country Club Plaza is America’s first shopping center and still draws hordes of tourists to the many retail stores, fine dining and nightlife that occupies the space.
  • A Riverboat casino is the ultimate in nightlife entertainment for adults.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Kansas City?

Travelers will need to book flights to Kansas City (MCI) if they wish to fly to Kansas City. The Kansas City airport is 17.4 mi from the city center.

How popular are flights to Kansas City this year?

Searches for flights to Kansas City have seen a decrease of 50% this year.

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