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Cheap Flights from Kansas City to Chicago, IL, United States - MKC to CHI

Popular flights from Kansas City to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 15, 2016 $168
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 $104
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 $122

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kansas City to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $152.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Kansas City to Chicago 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 Kansas City to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $168 $347
7-14 days $259 $326
14-21 days $188 $246
21-30 days $200 $251
30-60 days $189 $246
60-90 days $104 $212
90+ days $108 $207

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kansas City to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$197 $104 $154 $115 $174 $161 $165

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Kansas City to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Kansas City Chicago American 2/13/16 2/15/16 0 $168
March Kansas City Chicago American 3/2/16 3/5/16 0 $188
April Kansas City Chicago Frontier 4/28/16 5/3/16 0 $115
May Kansas City Chicago Frontier 5/10/16 5/17/16 0 $104
June Kansas City Chicago Frontier 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 $108
July Kansas City Chicago Frontier 7/19/16 7/26/16 0 $108
August Kansas City Chicago United 8/2/16 8/2/16 0 $237
September Kansas City Chicago American 9/5/16 9/12/16 0 $249

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

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 Kansas City to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$424
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$424 $200
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$200 $212
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$212 $323
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$323 $238
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$238

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

Your Kansas City to Chicago 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 Kansas City to Chicago is $253.

The average price for non-stop flights from Kansas City to Chicago is $156.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Kansas City to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 05:35 19:05
United 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 06:40 18:31

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

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 Kansas City to Chicago. 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 Kansas City to Chicago is $69.

The average price for round trip flights from Kansas City to Chicago is $156.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Omaha to Chicago American, United $208
Des Moines to Chicago American, United $210
Wichita to Chicago American, United $213
Springfield to Chicago American, Alaska, United $279
Lincoln to Chicago United $267
Manhattan to Chicago American, United $277
Kansas City to Milwaukee American, United $244
Omaha to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $263
Kansas City to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $124
Kansas City to New York American, United $189
Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $274
Des Moines to Milwaukee American, United $254
Kansas City to Detroit Spirit, United $81
Wichita to Milwaukee American, United $266
Wichita to Atlanta American, United $333
Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $164
Kansas City to South Bend American, United $362
Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $173
Kansas City to Minneapolis - St Paul American, United $214
Kansas City to Indianapolis American, United $244
Omaha to South Bend American, United $337
Lincoln to Milwaukee United $355
Kansas City to Grand Rapids American, United $291
Omaha to Detroit American, United $364
Omaha to Indianapolis American, United $273
Wichita to South Bend United $327
Springfield to Milwaukee American, United $470
Kansas City to Washington American, United $215
Kansas City to Madison American, United $312
Des Moines to South Bend American, United Check Dates

Airlines Flying from Kansas City to Chicago (MKC to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Kansas City to Chicago 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 Kansas City to Chicago.

Kansas City to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta ATL 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 Kansas City and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Kansas City to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: The average Kansas City to Chicago flight time is an hour and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Kansas City and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Kansas City to Chicago is 401 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: There are 73 direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Kansas City and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN
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