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Fares from $52 One Way, $103 Round Trip from Detroit to Kansas City

Prices starting at $103 for return flights and $52 for one-way flights to Kansas City were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Kansas City

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeMKC
Distance627 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air
Earliest Flight Arrival1:36PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:57PM UTC

Finding Flights from Detroit to Kansas City

Detroit Metro Airport

The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights from Detroit to any destination. The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 9000 Middlebelt Road, approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Twelve airlines service the airport, including Delta Airlines, Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website searches flights from all available airlines so you can choose a flight with cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Detroit Metro Airport offers long-term parking for $10 per day. It also runs complimentary shuttle services from the parking lots to the airport terminals. If you're traveling for more than four days, it's cheaper to take a cab to the airport. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website. This way, you can get from the airport to your hotel without relying on public transportation.

Dining at the Airport

There are a variety of restaurants located at the airport including Chili's, Diego's Mexican Cantina, Detroit 500 and Fuddruckers. When you book your flight using Orbitz.com, you have plenty of time to grab a quick meal before your flight, because your travel arrangements are made before you arrive at the airport. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.

Flying to Kansas City

Despite its name, Kansas City is not located in Kansas. It is the largest city in Missouri and handles a great deal of airport traffic from tourists and businesspeople. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights to Kansas City and accommodations for your trip.

Airports in Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport handles all the air traffic in the area. It lies 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City and is served by Southwest Airlines and Republic Airlines. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and has a consolidated car-rental service. Orbitz.com can help you get the best deal on hundreds of flights through Kansas City's airport.

Transportation from the Airport

A public bus route stops at Terminal C and travels back and forth between it and the downtown bus stop. It costs $1.50 per trip. For travelers needing to go to nearby cities, such as St. Joseph, Columbia, or Topeka, a shuttle service is available. The airport is located next to I-29 and I-435. You can also get special package deals on rental cars by booking through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Kansas City

Because of its inland location, Kansas City has distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees. The weather is humid, and you can expect rain to occur mostly during the spring and summer. If you decide to visit in winter, expect to deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives in January. Tornadoes are also a common occurrence in late spring and early summer.

Destination Highlights

Kansas City is most famous for its barbeque cuisine. The American Royal hosts a barbeque contest each fall, making it a busy time for tourists from around the nation. Other tourist attractions include the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, also held during late November.

Flights from Detroit to Kansas City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Kansas City?

Get ready to book, because there are two airlines that offer direct flights from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.). Lock in a great deal with Delta Air Lines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Kansas City?

It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 52 minutes. If you're of the opinion that your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.).

What airlines fly from Detroit to Kansas City most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.), including Delta Air Lines (DL). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 82 flights on this route every month. Alternatively, reserve your favorite window (or aisle) seat with Spirit Airlines (NK). You'll have 14 monthly flights between Detroit and Kansas City to select from with this carrier.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.