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

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The best prices from Chicago to Kansas City are usually found in May or June, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Kansas City (MCI)

CHI - MCI
Price
$233 - $279
MCI
Temperature
42.8 - 89.6 °F
MCI
Rainfall
1.1 - 5.3 inches
Popular in March High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Round-trip from $233 From Chicago to Kansas City
One-way from $146 One-way flight from Chicago to Kansas City
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 Chicago to Kansas City?

Flights from Chicago to Kansas City are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kansas City.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 67% on flights from Chicago to Kansas City compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 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 $207. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $313.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Kansas City. Flights to Kansas City from Chicago in September are about $201 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $113.

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

The best prices found for CHI to MCI flights for July, August
15 Jul - 16 Jul
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jul - 16 Jul
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jul - 10 Jul
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kansas City 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kansas City from Chicago found for this year
15 Jul - 16 Jul
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jul - 16 Jul
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$106pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Kansas City from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Kansas City direct flight deals
15 Jul - 16 Jul
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jul - 10 Jul
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Kansas City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kansas City from Chicago, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$177pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jun - 9 Jul
$181pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 1 Jul
$216pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Kansas City from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Kansas City
4:14 pm - 11:28 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
19h 14m
ORD - MCI
Spirit Airlines
$146
Kiwi.com
6:50 am - 10:39 am
Delta
1 Stop
3h 49m
ORD - MCI
Delta
$153
Delta
2:15 pm - 8:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 55m
ORD - MCI
Multiple Airlines
$160
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kansas City

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Kansas City 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 Chicago and Kansas City 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 Chicago to Kansas City for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kansas City for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $131.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Kansas City under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Kansas City is less than $208.

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

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago to Kansas City was viewed by 13 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights check up on current rates for Southwest Airlines Co.. Southwest Airlines Co. offers the cheapest flight to Chicago to Kansas City. Flight availability can sometimes range however expect there to be 229 flights on average per day.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Kansas City take?

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 2 hours, flying a distance of about 252 miles.

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

5 flight departures from Chicago to Kansas City per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 60% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Kansas City?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Kansas City is generally hotter than in Chicago.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Kansas City

Destination information for Kansas City

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Kansas City
Flight duration
1h 35m
Average temperature for July in Kansas City
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Kansas City
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kansas City

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Kansas City

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of CHI to MCI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of CHI to MCI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of CHI to MCI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MCI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Kansas City
Sunday
30 daily flights
Monday
34 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
34 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights