The cheapest times to fly from GYE to MCI are

  • April 9th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • mid October
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 GYE to MCI is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1913 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $688 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Kansas City

Flying from Guayaquil (GYE) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $829 to $1255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $825. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $526 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1079 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GYE to MCI flight.

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

GYE to MCI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GYE to MCI flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Guayaquil. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GYE. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kansas City, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Guayaquil. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1048. Return trip prices are from the MCI to GYE 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 GYE 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 6 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking GYE to MCI

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from GYE to MCI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (GYE > FLL > MCI)

  • Price for both tickets: $780
  • Average savings: $299 (27.71%)

See GYE to EWR flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (GYE > EWR > MCI)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $250 (23.17%)

See GYE to FLL flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (GYE > LGA > MCI)

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $201 (18.58%)

See GYE to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kansas City International Airport to Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3015 miles or 4852 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GYE to MCI flight is about 6 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Guayaquil and Kansas City, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from GYE to MCI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GYE
Origination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9

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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