The cheapest times to fly from MCI to ANC are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 6th 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 MCI to ANC is mid August. Prices can be as high as $991 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $384 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $417 to $757 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $399. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $723. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $324 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $500 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to ANC flight.

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

MCI to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to ANC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below 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 $74 (13%) 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 $509. Return trip prices are from the ANC to MCI 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 MCI to ANC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MCI to ANC

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 MCI to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (MCI > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $494
  • Average savings: $6 (1.2%)

See MCI to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2755 miles or 4434 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to ANC flight is about 5 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from MCI to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


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