The cheapest times to fly from MCI to HTS are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 HTS is early December. Prices can be as high as $783 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $295 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Huntington

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Ashland, WV (HTS) will usually cost between $305 to $494 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $452. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $107 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to HTS flight.

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

MCI to HTS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to HTS 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HTS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCI. 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 $81 (19%) 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 $332. Return trip prices are from the HTS 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 HTS 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 10 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 HTS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from HTS
  • Usually 49.06% less expensive than HTS
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCI to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from HTS
  • Usually 37.40% less expensive than HTS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to DAY flights

Destination alternative #3: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from HTS
  • Usually 21.18% less expensive than HTS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to CMH flights

Destination alternative #4: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from HTS
  • Usually 16.89% less expensive than HTS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to TRI flights

Destination alternative #5: Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, KY

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from HTS
  • Usually 8.04% less expensive than HTS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to LEX flights


Flight Hacking MCI to HTS

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 HTS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Punta Gorda, FL (MCI > PGD > HTS)

  • Price for both tickets: $370
  • Average savings: $4 (0.94%)

See MCI to PGD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 657 miles or 1057 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to HTS flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Ashland, WV?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from MCI to HTS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeHTS
Destination airport nameTri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field Airport
CityAshland, WV
Countrythe United States


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