The cheapest times to fly from GCK to MCI are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 8th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)

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 GCK to MCI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $849 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $286 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Kansas City

Flying from Garden City, KS (GCK) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $286 to $501 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 $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $498. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $202 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $311 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GCK to MCI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GCK to MCI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

GCK to MCI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GCK to MCI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Garden City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (29%) 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 $300. Return trip prices are from the MCI to GCK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GCK to MCI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GCK to MCI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kansas City International Airport to Garden City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 338 miles or 544 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GCK to MCI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GCK to MCI flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Garden City, KS and Kansas City, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from GCK to MCI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GCK
Origination airport name Garden City Regional Airport
City Garden City, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 37.9
Longitude -100.7

Return Airport

Destination code MCI
Destination airport name Kansas City International Airport
City Kansas City, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.3
Longitude -94.7


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