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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Kansas City to Chicago

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Chicago 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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Flights from Kansas City to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, you'll be thrilled to hear that you can jet straight from Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Direct flights can be booked with United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Kansas City to Chicago?

The journey from Kansas City to Chicago can be as fast as 1 hour and 22 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on an impromptu getaway?

What airlines fly from Kansas City to Chicago most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 111 flights on this route each month. Also look into the deals from American Airlines (AA). Offering 104 monthly flights between Kansas City and Chicago, they'll ensure your journey is just as delightful as the destination.

Route Information for Flights from Kansas City to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeMKC
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance402 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, SAS, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival12:33PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:31PM UTC

Trips From Kansas City to Chicago

When searching for your next Midwest vacation, look for cheap flights from Kansas City to Chicago at With several professional sports teams, major businesses, universities, and a wide selection of museums and concert halls, there is plenty to do and see in the Windy City.

Flying Out of Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport is located about 15.6 miles from the downtown area. Passengers looking for a ride to the airport can call one of the many taxi and shuttle services located in the city. The Metro bus service also provides trips to the airport terminal on weekdays. Garage and Circle parking are available for those looking to keep their car close to the main terminal. Economy parking is also available further away from the airport, with shuttles taking passengers to the main gates.

Enjoying Chicago

Chicago is home to two major international airports. Midway Airport is about 9.5 miles from downtown, while O’Hare International is located 15.1 miles away. Both destinations offer taxi, bus, and metro trains into Chicago. The city itself has enough attractions to appeal to everyone, with some of the highlights ranging from the tallest building in the United States, the Willis Tower, to the historical Wrigley Field. Museum Campus can be found off Lake Shore Drive and is home to the Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History, and Soldier Field. Travelers to Chicago during the winter months should bring a heavy jacket and expect temperatures as low as 18 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer tends to be warm and humid, with averages topping out around 84 degrees.

Travelling to Chicago

Stop by to find deals on tickets, hotels, and transportation for your journey from Kansas City to Chicago. Looking for a plane ticket and booking early will ensure you have a little extra cash to spend on your Windy City adventure.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.