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The cheapest times to fly from MCI to WYS are

  • August 6th to October 7th

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 WYS is early October. Prices can be as high as $942 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $352 for Wednesday flights around early October.

 

When to Fly to West Yellowstone

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to West Yellowstone, MT (WYS) will usually cost between $440 to $689 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $457. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $628. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $172 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $559 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to WYS flight.

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

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MCI to WYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to WYS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $144 (21%) 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 $508. Return trip prices are from the WYS 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 WYS 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 38 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 WYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 38.46% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Billings Logan International Airport (BIL) in Billings, MT

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 32.29% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to BIL flights

Destination alternative #3: Helena Regional Airport (HLN) in Helena, MT

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 30.59% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to HLN flights

Destination alternative #4: Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH) in Pocatello, ID

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 28.35% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to PIH flights

Destination alternative #5: Yellowstone Regional Airport (COD) in Cody, WY

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 26.12% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to COD flights

Destination alternative #6: Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) in Idaho Falls, ID

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 22.90% less expensive than WYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to IDA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 919 miles or 1479 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to WYS flight is about 2 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and West Yellowstone, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from MCI to WYS.

 

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 WYS
Destination airport name Yellowstone Airport
City West Yellowstone, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -111.1

 

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