The cheapest times to fly from MCI to ICN are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the week of March 5th)
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ICN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1713 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $940 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Seoul (ICN) will usually cost between $1027 to $1623 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1026. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $607 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1107 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to ICN flight.

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

MCI to ICN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to ICN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 Seoul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Kansas City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (10%) 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 $1133. Return trip prices are from the ICN 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 ICN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MCI to ICN

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 ICN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (MCI > PEK > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $986
  • Average savings: $121 (10.94%)

See MCI to PEK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MCI > LAX > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $997
  • Average savings: $110 (9.94%)

See MCI to LAX flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (MCI > PVG > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $79 (7.14%)

See MCI to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6523 miles or 10498 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to ICN flight is about 12 hour 43 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from MCI to ICN.


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 ICN
Destination airport name Incheon International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 126.4


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