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 August or July, booked 49 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)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MCI flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Kansas City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kansas City.
CHI - MCI
Price
$150 - $284
MCI
Temperature
28.4 - 78.8 °F
MCI
Precipitation
1.1 - 5.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$150

From Chicago (CHI) to Kansas City

One-way from

$99

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) 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 month to fly from Chicago to Kansas City?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Kansas City from Chicago average $239. You can even find prices in August for less than $239, as users have found deals to Kansas City from as low as $96. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kansas City from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 18%.

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

To save up to 62% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Kansas City from $327 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $424 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Kansas City (CHI - MCI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Kansas City in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 34% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kansas City in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to MCI flights for January, February
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 4 Feb
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$123pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kansas City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kansas City from Chicago found for this year
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Mar - 7 Mar
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$123pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
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
24 Feb - 9 Mar
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Feb - 10 Feb
$204pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Feb - 18 Feb
$214pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United 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
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 4 Feb
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 4 Feb
$123pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit 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
3:20 pm - 5:02 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 42m
ORD - MCI
American Airlines
1:00 am - 11:21 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 21m
ORD - MCI
Multiple Airlines
$105
Kiwi.com
2:51 am - 11:21 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
32h 30m
ORD - MCI
Spirit Airlines
$106
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kansas City</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kansas City

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

Located just 17.4 mi from the city center, Kansas City is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Kansas City from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Kansas City (MCI) should be relatively easy as there are 32 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 5 different airlines.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kansas City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $115, but on average you can expect to pay $134.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Kansas City under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Kansas City is less than $242.

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: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 28 flights from Chicago to Kansas City a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 4% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 71% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Kansas City?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Chicago to Kansas City in just under 15h 27m. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance between Chicago and Kansas City is about 404 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Kansas City round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Kansas City is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $115 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Kansas City for 51% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $57 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Allegiant Air from $99 and American Airlines from $99 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Kansas City?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Kansas City is $48. On average you can expect to pay $200. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kansas City), can usually be booked for $118.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Kansas City consider choosing Air Wisconsin (100%), Republic Airways (97%) or SAS (94%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Kansas City.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kansas City, MO

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Kansas City.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Kansas City

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kansas City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Kansas City

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

Destination information for Kansas City

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Kansas City.
Average temperature for January in Kansas City
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Kansas City
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kansas City

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Kansas City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Kansas City 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
Delta
$78 $366 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$109 $284 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$113 $301 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$4,116 $7,487 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Kansas City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Kansas City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of CHI to MCI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of CHI to MCI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Kansas City.
Sunday
39 daily flights
Monday
37 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
35 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights
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