Cheap flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MCI - LAX)

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The best prices from Kansas City to Los Angeles are usually found in April or September, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to LAX flight in 2021: compare Kansas City to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
MCI - LAX
Price
$114 - $269
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$114

From Kansas City to Los Angeles

One-way from

$77

One-way flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

To save up to 65% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 22 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Kansas City to Los Angeles from $180 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $284 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Los Angeles from Kansas City average $177. You can even find prices in April for less than $177, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $59. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Kansas City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 51%.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MCI - LAX)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 42% on flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MCI to LAX flights for October, November
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$77pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
5 Nov - 11 Nov
$80pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$83pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City found for this year
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$77pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$78pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$80pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Los Angeles direct flight deals
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$77pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$78pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$80pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$99pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$102pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$118pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles
10:15 am - 12:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
27h 50m
MCI - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$77
Gotogate
1:55 am - 3:35 am
Delta
Nonstop
3h 40m
MCI - LAX
Delta
$79
Delta
7:15 am - 4:07 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 52m
MCI - LAX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

To fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles, you need to book a flight from Kansas City (MCI) to Los Angeles (LAX). Nonstop flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City take 3h 26m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 6 outbound flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles offered by 8 different airlines.

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

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

Can I find flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $99.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles is less than $102.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this Kansas City to Los Angeles flight route?

The Kansas City to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 635 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 to fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at $77, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Kansas City to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles for 56% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($38), Delta ($79), and American Airlines ($86).

What are the most reliable airlines from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight to Los Angeles from Kansas City, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Korean Air (100%), WestJet (99%), KLM( 98%).

What are the cheapest flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from Kansas City to Los Angeles is $56. On average you can expect to pay $417. The most popular route, (Kansas City - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $77.

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

Before booking your flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

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

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 Los Angeles.

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

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

Returning to Kansas City from Los Angeles

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

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

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Alternative routes for Kansas City to Los Angeles

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from MCI to LAX
3h 21m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from Kansas City to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City to Los Angeles 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
$79 $199 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$82 $226 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$82 $218 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$98 $247 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$110 $332 No cancel fee 63%
Frontier
$113 $247 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$248 $400 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 90% of MCI to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of MCI to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MCI to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of MCI to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City to Los Angeles.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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