The cheapest times to fly from MCI to LEJ are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • October 29th 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 LEJ is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2283 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $833 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $891 to $2037 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $905. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2063. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1158 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1008 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to LEJ flight.

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

MCI to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to LEJ flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Leipzig, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Kansas City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $167 (12%) 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 $1126. Return trip prices are from the LEJ 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 LEJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 35 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 LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 11.11% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to PRG flights

Destination alternative #2: Dresden Airport (DRS) in Dresden

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 9.13% less expensive than LEJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See MCI to DRS flights


Flight Hacking MCI to LEJ

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 LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Munich (MCI > MUC > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $59 (5.85%)

See MCI to MUC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4783 miles or 7697 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to LEJ flight is about 9 hour 35 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from MCI to LEJ.


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 LEJ
Destination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2


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