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
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 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

$88

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

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 29% on the overall cost on flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 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 $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Kansas City to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 42% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MCI to LAX flights for June, July
28 Jun - 13 Jul
$116pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
28 Jul - 3 Aug
$129pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
16 Jul - 21 Jul
$131pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City found for this year
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$98pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$99pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
29 Sep - 29 Sep
$100pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Los Angeles direct flight deals
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$124pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$125pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$134pp
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
26 Jun - 24 Jul
$135pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
26 Jun - 15 Jul
$137pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
26 Jun - 24 Jul
$141pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles
3:30 pm - 7:56 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 26m
MCI - LAX
Delta
$88
Delta
4:05 pm - 7:20 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 15m
MCI - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$97
Kiwi.com
7:36 am - 12:26 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
6h 50m
MCI - LAX
Spirit Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City to Los Angeles 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 Kansas City and Los Angeles 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 Kansas City to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. 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 Kansas City to Los Angeles. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 33m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 9 outbound flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles offered by 8 different airlines.

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 $98, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles is less than $146.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles have been viewed 635 times in the past calendar month.

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

1 flight departure from Kansas City to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Kansas City or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Kansas City is less than in Los Angeles. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Los Angeles is the same as in Kansas City. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles?

Departing from Kansas City to Los Angeles will take you 3h 31m. There are 1367 mi between Kansas City and Los Angeles. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($98), offers the cheapest pricing from Kansas City to Los Angeles. This flight start at 44% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $48. Delta flights start at $88 while deals on Frontier start at $107 one-way.

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
3h 21m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

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%
United Airlines
$82 $218 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$82 $226 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$113 $247 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$98 $247 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$110 $332 No cancel fee 63%
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 68% of MCI to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of MCI to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of MCI to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 7% of MCI to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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
13 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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