The cheapest times to fly from MCI to DEN are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th 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 DEN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $482 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $114 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Denver
Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Denver, CO (DEN) will usually cost between $134 to $347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $324. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $167 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $229 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to DEN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MCI to DEN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MCI to DEN 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 $0.27, which is 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 to Denver, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Kansas City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $72 (26%) 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 $200. Return trip prices are from the DEN to MCI 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 MCI to DEN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MCI to DEN? 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 Denver International Airport to Kansas City International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 531 miles or 855 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MCI to DEN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to DEN flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.
How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Denver, CO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from MCI to DEN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Kansas City International Airport|
|City||Kansas City, MO|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MCI to DEN tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DEN heading for MCI about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Denver, CO is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 15 minutes late
- SkyWest: 4 minutes early
- United: 3 minutes late
- Republic: 1 minutes early
- Frontier: 65 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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