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Cheap Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles, CA, United States - MKC to LAX

Popular flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $243
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $243
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $243
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $186
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 23, 2016 $321
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 $321
May 23, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $321
May 23, 2016 May 28, 2016 $321
May 25, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $321
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $167
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $167
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 29, 2016 $227
May 24, 2016 May 28, 2016 $227
May 24, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $227

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MKC to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kansas City to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $192.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MKC to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Kansas City to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $337 $400
7-14 days $227 $266
14-21 days $177 $244
21-30 days $177 $223
30-60 days $167 $223
60-90 days $247 $251
90+ days $197 $238

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kansas City to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$177 $167 $222 $192 $172 $167 $252

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Kansas City to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 5/23/16 5/28/16 0 $177
June Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 6/4/16 6/7/16 0 $167
July Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 7/28/16 8/10/16 0 $247
August Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 8/10/16 8/17/16 0 $197
September Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $197
October Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 10/3/16 10/7/16 0 $197
November Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 11/2/16 11/6/16 0 $197
December Kansas City Los Angeles Spirit 12/1/16 12/6/16 0 $197

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

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 Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$367
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$367 $227
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$227 $192
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$192 $277
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$277 $167
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$167

TIPSave $26 by flying into Santa Ana instead of Los Angeles from Kansas City

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MKC to LAX)

Your Kansas City to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles is $287.

The average price for non-stop flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles is $179.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Kansas City to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:20 14:20
Delta 2 3 3 2 2 1 2 05:53 15:10
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:45 18:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MKC to LAX)

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 Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles is $122.

The average price for round trip flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles is $248.

Kansas City to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Kansas City to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Kansas City to Los Angeles flight time is 3 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Kansas City and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Kansas City to Los Angeles is 1360 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 22 direct flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Kansas City and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Kansas City to Los Angeles?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Kansas City to Los Angeles (MKC to LAX)

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

Kansas City to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Kansas City - MKC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $314
Kansas City to Burbank American, Alaska, United $406
Kansas City to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $238
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Kansas City to Ontario American, Alaska, United $359
Kansas City to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $192
Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $344
Wichita to Los Angeles American, United $254
Springfield to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $452
Lincoln to Los Angeles Alaska, United $322
Manhattan to Los Angeles American $487
Omaha to Burbank American, Alaska, United $405
Omaha to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $229
Des Moines to Burbank American, United $441
Des Moines to Long Beach American, United $344
Wichita to Burbank United $434
Wichita to Long Beach American, United $403
Omaha to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $269
Des Moines to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $344
Wichita to Santa Ana American, United $254
Omaha to Ontario American, United $281
Springfield to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $492
Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $240
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Des Moines to Ontario American, Alaska, United $391
Wichita to Las Vegas American, United $243
Des Moines to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $334
Springfield to Ontario American, Alaska, United $452
Des Moines to Las Vegas American, United $313
Cheap Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $167 Round trip from MKC to LAX