The cheapest times to fly from IND to MCI are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 16th to April 29th
- July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)
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 IND to MCI is late January. Prices can be as high as $627 for Monday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $212 for Wednesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Kansas City
Flying from Indianapolis, IN (IND) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $214 to $437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $214. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $390. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $176 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IND to MCI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IND to MCI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IND to MCI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Indianapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $90 (28%) 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 $233. Return trip prices are from the MCI to IND 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 IND 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 47 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IND 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 Indianapolis International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 449 miles or 723 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IND to MCI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IND to MCI flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Indianapolis, IN and Kansas City, MO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from IND to MCI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Indianapolis 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 IND to MCI tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCI heading for IND about 8 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Kansas City, MO is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 8 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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