Flights from Kansas City to Chicago, United States

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Kansas City to Chicago Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:31 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. American & Major Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
MKCCHI
Tue 10/17
nonstop
CHIMKC
Tue 10/24
nonstop
$174
Major Airlines
MKCCHI
Tue 10/24
1 stop
CHIMKC
Tue 10/31
1 stop
$193
United
MKCCHI
Tue 10/24
nonstop
CHIMKC
Tue 10/31
nonstop
$234
Frontier
MKCCHI
Wed 10/11
1 stop
CHIMKC
Sat 10/21
1 stop
$254
JetBlue
MKCCHI
Sun 11/12
1 stop
CHIMKC
Wed 11/15
1 stop
$260
Sun Country
MKCCHI
Mon 10/2
1 stop
CHIMKC
Sun 10/22
1 stop
$432

How Much is a Flight from Kansas City to Chicago?

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 $247.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kansas City to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Kansas City to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Kansas City to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $366 $395
7-14 days $338 $340
14-21 days $329 $287
21-30 days $269 $228
30-60 days $158 $166
60-90 days $168 $178
90+ days $158 $166

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kansas City to Chicago

We've examined 215,181,508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Kansas City to Chicago is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$209$209$209$209$177$554$158

Compare Flight Prices from Kansas City to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Kansas City to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Kansas City Chicago American 9/30/23 10/10/23 0 $387
October Kansas City Chicago American 10/30/23 10/31/23 0 $158
November Kansas City Chicago Major Airlines 11/20/23 11/24/23 1 $177
December Kansas City Chicago American 12/24/23 12/25/23 0 $168
January Kansas City Chicago American 1/3/24 1/4/24 0 $158
February Kansas City Chicago Major Airlines 2/1/24 2/8/24 1 $279
March Kansas City Chicago Major Airlines 3/6/24 3/12/24 1 $279
April Kansas City Chicago Major Airlines 4/10/24 4/20/24 1 $304

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kansas City to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Kansas City to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$415
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$415 $366
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$366 $328
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$328 $270
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$270 $177
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$177

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kansas City to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $266.

The average price for direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago is $273.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Kansas City to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 01:00 14:14
United 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 01:23 13:37

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Kansas City to Chicago

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 $136.

The average price for round trip flights from Kansas City to Chicago is $259.

Kansas City to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: The average Kansas City to Chicago flight time is an hour and 27 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Kansas City?
Answer: The distance from Kansas City to Chicago is 401 miles (645 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: There are 89 direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Kansas City airlines for direct flights from Kansas City to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 55% of the non-stop flights between Kansas City and Chicago.

Kansas City to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Kansas City and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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