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The cheapest times to fly from MCI to CTU are

  • January 29th to May 20th (except the weeks of February 19th, March 5th, and May 7th)
  • October 8th 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 MCI to CTU is early April. Prices can be as high as $2334 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $610 for Wednesday flights around early April.

 

When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $614 to $1749 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $663. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1907. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1244 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $951 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to CTU flight.

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

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MCI to CTU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to CTU flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $476 (34%) 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 $775. Return trip prices are from the CTU to MCI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCI to CTU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking MCI to CTU

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 CTU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MCI > LAX > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $846
  • Average savings: $105 (11.04%)

See MCI to LAX flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (MCI > SEA > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $927
  • Average savings: $24 (2.52%)

See MCI to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MCI to CTU? 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, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7462 miles or 12009 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to CTU flight is about 14 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MCI to CTU.

 

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 CTU
Destination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9

 

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