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Fares from $45 One Way, $93 Round Trip from Kansas City to Houston

Prices starting at $93 for return flights and $45 for one-way flights to Houston 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 Kansas City to Houston

Origin Airport IATA CodeMKC
Destination Airport IATA CodeHOU
Distance644 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesCopa Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival1:40PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:35PM UTC

Fly from Kansas City to Houston

A flight from Kansas City to Houston takes you to a unique destination in the Lone Star state. Located in Southeast Texas, Houston is known for its cosmopolitan attitude and cultural attractions. You can reach Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City via Interstate 435 or U.S. Route 71, and, after takeoff, your nonstop flight will last about two hours.


Begin a tour through Houston's Museum District by looking at European and American treasures inside the Museum of Fine Arts. After meandering between art galleries, check out fossils and gems inside the Houston Museum of Natural Science. To reach the Houston Zoo, you'll have to walk past the Sam Houston Monument and Pioneer Memorial Obelisk at Hermann Park. Home to lions and giraffes, the African Forest is one of the zoo's most popular exhibits. In the evening, enjoy a show at the Theater District's top entertainment venues such as Bayou Place and Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.

Hints and tips

Expect to land at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) when you fly from Kansas City to Houston. A humid subtropical climate keeps temperatures in Houston above 50 degrees throughout the year, but summer temperatures can exceed 100 degrees. Celebrating world cultures, the annual Houston International Festival highlights the city's global status.

Flights from Kansas City to Houston - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There certainly is. United Airlines offers nonstop flights from Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) to Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), which makes jetting from Kansas City to Houston a piece of cake.

What is the shortest flight from Kansas City to Houston?

If the weather is good and all goes according to plan, you could be coming in to land at Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) from Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) in as little as 1 hour and 58 minutes. With such a quick flight time, think about taking just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from Kansas City (and vicinity) to Houston (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're on the hunt for the carrier with the most frequent flights from Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) to Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), book your ticket with United Airlines. This carrier offers 126 flights per month along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Houston?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Houston have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Houston with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Houston without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.