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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Kansas City. Current restrictions to Kansas City are based on United States travel restrictions.
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Cheapest flights to Kansas City airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Kansas City airports from your nearest city or airport
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Kansas City

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Detroit TO Kansas City

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Kansas City (MCI)

Typically, flights to Kansas City from Detroit are cheaper when flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Kansas City, which has an average price of $172


When is the best time to fly to Kansas City?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Kansas City?

Users booking trips to Kansas City from Orlando found flights 91% cheaper than the average price of flights to Kansas City. To find the cheapest price to Kansas City from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Kansas City?

In general, July is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Kansas City. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $236. If you’re not able to fly to Kansas City in July, then August is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Kansas City during August average around $254.

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

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Kansas City 26 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Kansas City for $294. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Kansas City at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $83 in the past 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Kansas City?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Kansas City is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $292. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Flights from United States to Kansas City on a Monday will generally be more expensive and average around $360. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Kansas City?

Flying to Kansas City from United States in the afternoon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $301 when looking at flights departing in the afternoon. Try not to purchase tickets at noon because they tend to be around $370. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

What is there to do in Kansas City when it’s raining?

If you are planning a flight to Kansas City and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of May and June. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Kansas City, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. While in Kansas City you will find Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Shopping centers like Country Club Plaza are very popular destinations for those visiting the Kansas City area. Country Club Plaza is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside. Popular options when the weather doesn’t cooperate are indoor, family-friendly attractions like aquariums. Kansas City has Sea Life Aquarium nearby for tourists looking for something to do while avoiding the poor weather.

Is there a good place to hike near Kansas City?

If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Kansas City for October. Parks like Forest Park are popular hot spots in those months.

Are there any amusement parks near Kansas City?

Worlds of Fun is a great amusement park that is often visited by tourists and locals in Kansas City. Waterparks like Oceans of Fun are perfect places to go when the heat gets unbearable. Kansas City is a great place for families, with something for everyone to do. Consider planning your trip to Kansas City for the months of July and August if you have interest in visiting amusement or water parks. Flights to Kansas City are very popular around then, and it is recommended that you plan early.

How far away is the nearest zoo or aquarium from Kansas City?

The nearest zoo to the Kansas City city center is 5.1 mi away. Kansas City Zoo is a popular attraction for area visitors as well as locals. If you are interested in visiting Kansas City, it is recommended to plan your flight to Kansas City for July or August, when the weather is just right. Those looking for an aquarium near the Kansas City city center won’t have to look too far. At 1.0 mi away, Sea Life Aquarium is very accessible and features some beautiful ocean animals that are very popular to tourists visiting Kansas City. Those looking to visit the aquarium should book their trip or flight to Kansas City for May or June. Indoor attractions like aquariums are popular around then since the weather is typically less ideal.

Is there an alternative airport near Kansas City?

Those flying to Kansas City could potentially find better pricing at Kansas City Airport (17 mi from Kansas City city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Kansas City?

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Kansas City is Kansas City Downtown Airport where the average price is $1,109pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Kansas City?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Kansas City.

Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Kansas City at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Kansas City flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Kansas City found recently by users on momondo
American Airlines
Sep 21
ORD3:12 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 27m
MCI4:39 pmKansas City
Sep 28
MCI3:10 amKansas City
1h 44m
ORD4:54 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Oct 14
DEN9:55 amDenver Intl
1h 40m
MCI11:35 amKansas City
Oct 18
MCI1:40 pmKansas City
1h 55m
DEN3:35 pmDenver Intl
Frontier
Jul 8
DEN12:28 pmDenver Intl
1h 41m
MCI2:09 pmKansas City
Jul 9
MCI3:59 pmKansas City
1h 59m
DEN5:58 pmDenver Intl
Frontier
Jun 24
DEN12:28 pmDenver Intl
1h 42m
MCI2:10 pmKansas City
Jun 28
MCI4:05 pmKansas City
1h 58m
DEN6:03 pmDenver Intl
Frontier
Jul 23
DEN12:22 pmDenver Intl
1h 41m
MCI2:03 pmKansas City
Jul 25
MCI4:05 pmKansas City
2h 01m
DEN6:06 pmDenver Intl
Frontier
Aug 12
DEN12:28 pmDenver Intl
1h 41m
MCI2:09 pmKansas City
Aug 15
MCI4:05 pmKansas City
2h 01m
DEN6:06 pmDenver Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Kansas City

If you're looking for one-way flights to Kansas City, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier and Spirit Airlines
American Airlines
Sep 20
ORD3:12 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 27m
MCI4:39 pmKansas City
Frontier
Jul 9
DEN12:22 pmDenver Intl
1h 41m
MCI2:03 pmKansas City
Frontier
Jul 19
DEN12:28 pmDenver Intl
1h 41m
MCI2:09 pmKansas City

Which airlines fly to Kansas City?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Kansas City

Popular routes to Kansas City

Most frequently searched flights to Kansas City along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Detroit to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 54m
Cheapest price
$84
Los Angeles to Kansas City Flights
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3h 08m
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$97
Fort Lauderdale to Kansas City Flights
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3h 07m
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$105
Atlanta to Kansas City Flights
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2h 05m
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$136
Denver to Kansas City Flights
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$138
Charlotte to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 21m
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$145
San Diego to Kansas City Flights
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4h 54m
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$159
Seattle to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 23m
Cheapest price
$161
Dallas to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 33m
Cheapest price
$162
Chicago to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 24m
Cheapest price
$162
Portland to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 22m
Cheapest price
$164
Houston to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 57m
Cheapest price
$167
New York to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 05m
Cheapest price
$185
Philadelphia to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 52m
Cheapest price
$186
Washington to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 36m
Cheapest price
$189
Phoenix to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 30m
Cheapest price
$190
San Francisco to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 19m
Cheapest price
$191
Ontario to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 43m
Cheapest price
$197
Boston to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 20m
Cheapest price
$199
Minneapolis to Kansas City Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 24m
Cheapest price
$221
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