Cheap flights from New York to Kansas City (NYC - MCI)

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The best prices from New York to Kansas City are usually found in July or August, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Kansas City (MCI)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to MCI flight in 2021: compare New York to Kansas City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kansas City.
NYC - MCI
Price
$236 - $402
MCI
Temperature
42.8 - 89.6 °F
MCI
Rainfall
1.1 - 5.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From New York to Kansas City

One-way from

$101

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Kansas City?

Leaving on a Monday 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 23% on the overall cost on flights from New York to Kansas City.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York 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 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 38% on flights from New York to Kansas City compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 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 $175. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $248.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Kansas City?

August can be a great time to fly to Kansas City from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $168. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $79. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Kansas City (NYC - MCI)?

When flying from New York to Kansas City, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New York to Kansas City in July, August 2021

The best prices found for NYC to MCI flights for July, August
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$119pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Aug - 17 Aug
$120pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$140pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Kansas City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kansas City from New York found for this year
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$119pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Aug - 17 Aug
$120pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$140pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Kansas City from New York

Save time with New York to Kansas City direct flight deals
2 Oct - 6 Oct
$249pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$253pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$253pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Kansas City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kansas City from New York, departing today and this week
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$186pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$202pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
3 Aug - 31 Aug
$208pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Kansas City from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Kansas City
6:55 pm - 7:13 am
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 18m
LGA - MCI
Frontier
$101
Kiwi.com
6:19 pm - 1:22 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 03m
EWR - MCI
Multiple Airlines
$111
Kiwi.com
4:15 am - 3:09 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
11h 54m
JFK - MCI
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Kansas City

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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.

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

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

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

Kansas City (MCI), located 17.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from New York to Kansas City. 5 airlines have flights to Kansas City from New York on a regular basis. Booking flights from New York to Kansas City should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 6 inbound flights from New York per day.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Kansas City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $161.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Kansas City for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Kansas City under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Kansas City is less than $271.

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

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

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

Travelers can expect 3 flights from New York to Kansas City on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Kansas City?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Kansas City are hotter than in New York.

How long is the flight from New York to Kansas City?

American Airlines and Delta can get you from New York to Kansas City in just under 4h 43m. Your travel time can differ by up to 48m. The distance between New York and Kansas City is about 1111 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $119, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Kansas City.. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 59% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $71. Users have also found prices from $101 and $115 on Spirit Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kansas City, MO

Can I fly to Kansas City from New York right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kansas City.

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

Can I fly back to New York from Kansas City?

Returning to New York from Kansas City

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kansas City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

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

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Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Kansas City.
Average temperature for July in Kansas City
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Kansas City
4.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Kansas City

Top 4 airlines flying from New York to Kansas City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Spirit Airlines
$112 $252 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$72 $365 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$117 $367 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$107 $386 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to Kansas City

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Kansas City.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of NYC to MCI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of NYC to MCI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of NYC to MCI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to MCI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Kansas City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Kansas City.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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