The cheapest times to fly from DEN to MCI are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEN to MCI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $474 for Friday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $114 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Kansas City
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $134 to $347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $155. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $326. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $171 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $233 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to MCI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to MCI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to MCI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Kansas City, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Denver. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $72 (26%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $200. Return trip prices are from the MCI to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DEN to MCI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN to MCI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Kansas City International Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 531 miles or 855 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to MCI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to MCI flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.
How many flights go between Denver, CO and Kansas City, MO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from DEN to MCI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Kansas City International Airport|
|City||Kansas City, MO|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DEN to MCI tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCI heading for DEN about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Kansas City, MO is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- SkyWest: 1 minutes early
- United: 22 minutes late
- Republic: 4 minutes late
- Frontier: 47 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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