The cheapest times to fly from MCI to GBE are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 GBE is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3836 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1633 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Gaborone

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Gaborone (GBE) will usually cost between $1640 to $2920 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1664. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2852. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1188 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1936 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to GBE flight.

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

MCI to GBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to GBE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Gaborone, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Kansas City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $412 (18%) 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 $1936. Return trip prices are from the GBE 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 GBE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MCI to GBE

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 GBE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MCI > BOS > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1199
  • Average savings: $738 (38.09%)

See MCI to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MCI > JFK > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1295
  • Average savings: $641 (33.11%)

See MCI to JFK flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (MCI > IAH > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1328
  • Average savings: $609 (31.43%)

See MCI to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, American, Delta, Ethiopian, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8874 miles or 14281 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to GBE flight is about 16 hour 57 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from MCI to GBE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeGBE
Destination airport nameSir Seretse Khama International Airport


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