The cheapest times to fly from MCI to BTR are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • 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 BTR is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $738 for Friday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $241 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Baton Rouge

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) will usually cost between $244 to $458 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 $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $453. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $155 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $342 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to BTR flight.

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

MCI to BTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to BTR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $123 (30%) 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 $286. Return trip prices are from the BTR 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 BTR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MCI to BTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) in Monroe, LA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 18.71% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to MLU flights

Destination alternative #2: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 13.16% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to JAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 1.17% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to LFT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 638 miles or 1027 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to BTR flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Baton Rouge, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from MCI to BTR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBTR
Destination airport nameBaton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
CityBaton Rouge, LA
Countrythe United States


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