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Flights to Kansas City in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 496Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 371From Toronto to Kansas City
One-way fromC$ 251One-way flight from Toronto to Kansas City

Cheapest prices for Kansas City flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Kansas City found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 459
February
C$ 469
March
C$ 404
April
C$ 451
May
C$ 439
June
C$ 530
July
C$ 513
August
C$ 443
September
C$ 435
October
C$ 430
November
C$ 411
December
C$ 405
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Kansas City is currently March; with June being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Kansas City?

Average Kansas City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - MCI
Price
C$ 404 - C$ 680
MCI
Temperature
6 - 32 °C
MCI
Rainfall
27 - 135 mm
March is typically the best time to fly to Kansas City, but there are other times where great deals are available. July tends to be the warmest period in Kansas City so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. June is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Kansas City?

The price you pay for your flight to Kansas City may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 52 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase in the final two weeks or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Kansas City?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Kansas City. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Kansas City?

Kansas City flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight at noon will likely mean higher prices.

If there’s barbecue, jazz music or riverboat cruises, you can bet it’s Kansas City. Straddling the Missouri and Kansas state lines, Kansas City draws hordes of tourists every year looking for some backyard barbecue and hometown cooking amidst some of the most historical sites in our nation’s history. If booking flights to Kansas City is on your must-do travel list then plan ahead – there’s so much to do and see in this Midwest town, it’s hard to know where to begin.

Start your Kansas City trip with a bit of history. Back in the 1820s, Kansas City served as a departure point for covered wagons on their way west. Years later, Kansas City became home to our 33rd U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who was born just a stone’s throw away in Independence, Mo. Pick up a postcard in St. Joseph on your way to the historic Pony Express before heading to Liberty, Mo., where the Jesse James Bank Museum stands at the scene of the country’s first daylight bank robbery.

If you want a little more soul to your history lesson, grab your favourite CD and brush up on your jazz music during the flight to Kansas City. This Midwest-city located in the middle of plains and farmland saw the likes of Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington, who stopped in to play at the nightclubs. Before you head out for a jam session, grab yourself some good old fashioned barbecue at one of the 60 restaurants in the Kansas City area that offer the backyard specialty. Kansas City flights are packed with hungry travellers eager to lick their fingers on a plate of baby back ribs smothered with Kansas City’s famous barbecue sauce.

Today, travellers book cheap flights to Kansas City for personal and business trips, thanks to the bustling commercial city center that keeps Kansas City thriving.

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Kansas City climate

Located in the heart of the US Midwest region, Kansas City experiences the typical fluctuations in seasons, sometimes to the extreme. Kansas City sees lows of -3 degrees Celsius in the winter and highs at 26 degrees, on average. However, visitors booking flights to Kansas City in the middle of winter or the dead of summer should pack accordingly — there have been record temperatures of -4 degrees Celsius and 47 degrees Celsius. Snowfall is experienced throughout the state, with a higher average in the north, and the southeast experiencing the heaviest precipitation. Tornadoes are prevalent in spring.

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When is the best time to fly to Kansas City?

Peak Season:

Spring and summer are the busiest times in Kansas City and when most travellers booking Kansas City flights. Families head to the Midwest hotspot during spring and summer school vacations. Be sure to book tours ahead of time if you’re travelling to Kansas City during the peak season. Many tour operators do add more daily tours to the top destinations, but you’ll need to reserve your spot in advance.

Off Season:

Fall and winter are the off-season in Kansas City, mainly due to the weather. School is back in session and the weather turns to a cold and wintery mix. However, this is when cheap flights to Kansas City and discounted hotel rooms are usually available.

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Getting around Kansas City

Kansas City is best seen by car. The top tourist destinations all have ample parking and the city is easy to drive around. You can rent a car when you book your cheap Kansas City flight. Make sure to grab a map before you leave the airport. You can also take one of the many tour buses. They stop at all the sightseeing spots and at major hotels. Make sure you book a seat in advance if you’re travelling during tourist season. Most hotels have shuttles at the airport for free. 

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