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The cheapest times to fly from MCI to MLI are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 13th 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 MLI is early November. Prices can be as high as $585 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $181 for Wednesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Moline

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Moline, IL (MLI) will usually cost between $184 to $392 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $408. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to MLI flight.

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

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MCI to MLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to MLI 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 $0.69, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MLI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MCI. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Moline, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Kansas City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $102 (31%) 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 $238. Return trip prices are from the MLI to MCI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCI to MLI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 28 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 MLI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 16.44% less expensive than MLI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCI to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 13.26% less expensive than MLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to MSN flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 9.06% less expensive than MLI
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCI to MDW flights

Destination alternative #4: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from MLI
  • Usually 4.03% less expensive than MLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to CID flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 267 miles or 430 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to MLI flight is about 1 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Moline, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from MCI to MLI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMCI
Origination airport nameKansas City International Airport
CityKansas City, MO
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.3
Longitude-94.7

Return Airport

Destination codeMLI
Destination airport nameQuad City International Airport
CityMoline, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.4
Longitude-90.5

 

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