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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Kansas City, MO, United States - CHI to MKC Last modified: May 27, 2016 1:13 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Kansas City Last modified: May 27, 2016 1:13 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $117
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $88
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $88
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $88
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 $88
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $88
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $77
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $77

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Kansas City (CHI to MKC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Kansas City, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $137.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Kansas City (CHI to MKC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Kansas City based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Kansas City

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Kansas City should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $88 $275
7-14 days $77 $290
14-21 days $88 $300
21-30 days $110 $256
30-60 days $120 $255
60-90 days $109 $237
90+ days $201 $234

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Kansas City

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Kansas City.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$173 $77 $166 $77 $172 $203 $88

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Kansas City

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Kansas City.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Kansas City Frontier 5/29/16 6/2/16 0 $88
June Chicago Kansas City United 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 $77
July Chicago Kansas City Frontier 7/21/16 7/26/16 0 $120
August Chicago Kansas City Frontier 8/2/16 8/9/16 0 $109
September Chicago Kansas City American 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $201
October Chicago Kansas City American 10/15/16 10/22/16 0 $201
November Chicago Kansas City American 11/10/16 11/13/16 0 $214
April Chicago Kansas City United 4/9/17 4/15/17 2 $395

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Kansas City

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Kansas City.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$88
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$88 $77
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$77 $88
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$88 $130
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$130 $120
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$120

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Kansas City (CHI to MKC)

Your Chicago to Kansas City flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Kansas City is $302.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Kansas City is $134.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Kansas City.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Kansas City
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 07:25 22:05
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 16:55 16:55
United 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 09:00 22:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Kansas City (CHI to MKC)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Kansas City. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Kansas City is $68.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Kansas City is $134.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $248
Indianapolis to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $288
Madison to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $332
Grand Rapids to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $322
Moline to Kansas City American, United $384
South Bend to Kansas City United $284
Ft Wayne to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $392
Toledo to Kansas City American Check Dates
Appleton to Kansas City Alaska, United $372
Bloomington - Normal to Kansas City American $437
Green Bay to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $332
Lansing to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $290
Peoria to Kansas City American, United $583
Kalamazoo to Kansas City American, United $352
Springfield to Kansas City American, United $319
Champaign to Kansas City American Check Dates
Dubuque to Kansas City American $362
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $134
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $123
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $99
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $67
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $87
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $142
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $119

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Kansas City (CHI to MKC) Number of flights searched: 168Last modified: May 27, 2016 1:13 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Kansas City with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Kansas City.

Chicago to Kansas City
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X
Spirit LAS X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Kansas City, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Chicago to Kansas City Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Kansas City?
Answer: The average Chicago to Kansas City flight time is an hour and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Kansas City?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Kansas City is 401 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Kansas City?
Answer: There are 92 direct flights from Chicago to Kansas City.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Kansas City?
Answer: American Airlines provides 53% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Kansas City.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Kansas City?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN
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