Cheap flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. (MCI - WAS)

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The best prices from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. are usually found in August or June, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to WAS flight in 2022: compare Kansas City to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
MCI - WAS
Price
$210 - $354
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$210

From Kansas City to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

One-way from

$172

One-way flight from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. (MCI - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 64% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 54% on flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $381. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $507.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City average $308. You can even find prices in August for less than $308, as users have found deals to Washington, D.C. from as low as $196. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MCI to WAS flights for May, June
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$285pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
10 Jun - 15 Jun
$286pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$290pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City found for this year
10 Sep - 12 Sep
$275pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$278pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$281pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City

Save time with Kansas City to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$278pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
8 Oct - 11 Oct
$286pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$289pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City, departing today and this week
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$330pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
31 May - 3 Jun
$358pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$363pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.
1:46 am - 9:15 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
6h 29m
MCI - DCA
United Airlines
$172
United
2:27 pm - 8:01 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 34m
MCI - BWI
American Airlines
2:21 pm - 12:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 49m
MCI - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$177
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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Washington, D.C.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

For a flight from Kansas City to Washington, D.C., you will be flying from Kansas City. Kansas City (MCI) is just 17.4 mi from the center of the city. Kansas City is the only Kansas City airport and it handles 6 outbound flights to Washington, D.C. per day. 7 airlines have flights to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $275, but on average you can expect to pay $286.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. is less than $346.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

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

How many flights depart from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

Per day, 5 flights depart from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. in just under 2h 29m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 30m. Kansas City and Washington, D.C. are separated by a distance of 930 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

American Airlines, at $278, was found to be the cheapest airline from Kansas City to Washington, D.C..Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Delta. You may be able to fly from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. for 9% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $116. Users have also found prices from $133 and $142 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

The cheapest flight price from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. is $22. On average you can expect to pay $739. The most popular route, (Kansas City - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl), can usually be booked for $284.

What are the most popular routes from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

While some choose either Kansas City - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National or Kansas City - Baltimore/Washington, Kansas City - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl is the most popular route from Kansas City to Washington, D.C..

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Kansas City to Washington, D.C..

What are the most reliable airlines from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. are Brussels Airlines (100%), Lufthansa (100%) and Republic Airways (100%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington, D.C. within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kansas City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kansas City are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

Do I need a test to fly back to Kansas City from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to Kansas City from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Kansas City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Kansas City.

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City to Washington, D.C..
Flight duration from MCI to Washington, D.C.
2h 34m
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. 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
$114 $193 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$130 $344 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$139 $351 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$167 $336 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kansas City towards Washington, D.C..
Morning 6 AM to noon 55% of MCI to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of MCI to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of MCI to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MCI to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kansas City to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kansas City to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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