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

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The best prices from Houston to Kansas City are usually found in May or August, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to MCI flight in 2021: compare Houston to Kansas City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kansas City.
HO1 - MCI
Price
$145 - $360
MCI
Temperature
28.4 - 78.8 °F
MCI
Precipitation
1.1 - 5.2 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 48% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$145

From Houston to Kansas City

One-way from

$80

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to Kansas City?

Flights from Houston to Kansas City lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to Kansas City in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $65.

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

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 43% on the overall cost on flights from Houston to Kansas City.

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

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Houston to Kansas City from $316 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $327 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Kansas City (HO1 - MCI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to Kansas City in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Houston to Kansas City in December, January 2022

The best prices found for HOU to MCI flights for December, January
26 Jan - 1 Feb
$128pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$152pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$153pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Kansas City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kansas City from Houston found for this year
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$184pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$207pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
31 Dec - 5 Jan
$212pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Kansas City from Houston

Save time with Houston to Kansas City direct flight deals
1 Feb - 3 Feb
$147pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Jan - 21 Jan
$157pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Jan - 9 Jan
$182pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Kansas City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kansas City from Houston, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$184pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$207pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$213pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Kansas City from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Kansas City
1:20 pm - 3:46 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 26m
IAH - MCI
Frontier
$80
Flights by SU
1:50 pm - 6:55 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 05m
IAH - MCI
Delta
$88
Delta
11:20 am - 1:29 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 09m
IAH - MCI
United Airlines
$104
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Kansas City

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

Kansas City (MCI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Houston to Kansas City. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kansas City from Houston; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights to the Kansas City airport from Houston. It is only a 17.4 mi journey from Kansas City (MCI) to Kansas City’s city center.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Houston to Kansas City that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Kansas City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $158.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Kansas City under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Kansas City is less than $259.

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

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

How popular is this Houston to Kansas City flight route?

The Houston to Kansas City flight path was viewed by 26 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Frontier, at $128, was found to be the cheapest airline from Houston to Kansas City.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Spirit Airlines. These flights start at 54% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $69. Users have also found prices from $71 and $78 on Frontier and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Kansas City?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to Kansas City? While on average our users pay $166, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $71. The most popular route (Houston Hobby - Kansas City), is priced around $133.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to Kansas City are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kansas City, MO

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Houston 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 Houston.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Kansas City, MO

Alternative routes for Houston 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 Houston to Kansas City.
Flight duration from Houston to MCI
2h 09m
Average temperature for December in Kansas City
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Kansas City
1.4 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing Kansas City

Top 5 airlines flying from Houston to Kansas City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
Frontier
$95 $215 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$106 $354 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$129 $338 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$129 $370 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$201 $302 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Kansas City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Kansas City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of HOU to MCI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of HOU to MCI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of HOU to MCI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of HOU to MCI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Kansas City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Kansas City.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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