The cheapest times to fly from HEL to MCI are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 HEL to MCI is early December. Prices can be as high as $1601 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $883 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Kansas City

Flying from Helsinki (HEL) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $945 to $1512 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $996. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1516. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $521 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1217 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HEL to MCI flight.

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

HEL to MCI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HEL to MCI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Helsinki. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HEL. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Kansas City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Helsinki. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $143 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1179. Return trip prices are from the MCI to HEL 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 HEL 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 9 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HEL 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 HEL to MCI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (HEL > JFK > MCI)

  • Price for both tickets: $777
  • Average savings: $440 (36.15%)

See HEL to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (HEL > ARN > MCI)

  • Price for both tickets: $824
  • Average savings: $394 (32.33%)

See HEL to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (HEL > BOS > MCI)

  • Price for both tickets: $824
  • Average savings: $393 (32.29%)

See HEL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kansas City International Airport to Helsinki Vantaa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4757 miles or 7656 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HEL to MCI flight is about 9 hour 33 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from HEL to MCI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHEL
Origination airport nameHelsinki Vantaa Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeMCI
Destination airport nameKansas City International Airport
CityKansas City, MO
Countrythe United States


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