The cheapest times to fly from MCI to PHX are
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)
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 PHX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $835 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $274 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Phoenix
Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $286 to $423 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $295. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $440. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $145 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $322 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to PHX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MCI to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MCI to PHX 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 $0.19, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $57 (15%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the PHX to MCI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MCI to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MCI to PHX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Kansas City International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1042 miles or 1677 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MCI to PHX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to PHX flight is about 2 hour 51 minutes.
How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Phoenix, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from MCI to PHX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Kansas City International Airport|
|City||Kansas City, MO|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MCI to PHX tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for MCI about 8 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 2 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- American: 4 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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