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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

$36

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.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Kansas City in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 5% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kansas City in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to MCI flights for October, November
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United 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
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Kansas City from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Kansas City direct flight deals
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$88pp
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
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$159pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$160pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Kansas City from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Kansas City
1:55 pm - 3:34 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 39m
ORD - MCI
Major Airline
$36
StudentUniverse
12:15 pm - 9:08 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 53m
ORD - MCI
Multiple Airlines
$92
Kiwi.com
2:10 pm - 4:54 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
26h 44m
ORD - MCI
United Airlines
$107
United

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Kansas City to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Kansas City. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kansas City for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $100.

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 $165.

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

2 flight departures from Chicago to Kansas City per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% 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.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Kansas City?

A quick flight from Chicago to Kansas City can take about 1h 29m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $117. Chicago and Kansas City are separated by a distance of 404 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($77), American Airlines ($96), and Delta ($98) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Kansas City. Users have found that United Airlines is 69% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Major Airline, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $36. American Airlines flights start at $39 while deals on Delta start at $49 one-way.

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 October in Kansas City
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Kansas City
2.7 ″

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 43% of CHI to MCI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 31% of CHI to MCI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of CHI to MCI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MCI departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Kansas City
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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