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Fares from $56 One Way, $112 Round Trip from Philadelphia to Kansas City

Prices starting at $112 for return flights and $56 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 Philadelphia to Kansas City

Origin Airport IATA CodeILG
Destination Airport IATA CodeMKC
Distance1035 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival12:10AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:12AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Philadelphia to Kansas City

Information on Philadelphia Airports

Booking flights from Philadelphia has never been easier, with Orbitz.com facilitating the ideal travel arrangements for any budget size. Orbitz.com makes low-fare bookings at the airlines operating at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport, which include Delta, United and Southwest Airlines. PHL is seven miles southwest of downtown Philadelphia and boasts seven terminals, with terminals A-East and A-West serving international travellers. It has more than 120 boarding gates, covering an approximate 2.4 million square feet.

Parking at Philadelphia Airports

Philadelphia International Airport is among the world's busiest airports, which makes parking difficult at time. Orbitz.com can help you find the best parking arrangement for your situation and budget. Besides getting you great deals on flights from Philadelphia, they also arrange for affordable and safe parking at the numerous ground-level, short-term parking lots next to the terminals, as well as economical valet and luggage assistance services. You are easily able to find the 24-hour free shuttle services, taxis and car rentals.

Transport Services at Philadelphia Airports

There is a rail service operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to take you from any terminal to downtown Philadelphia through the High Speed Airport Line, and it only costs $5.50. Orbitz.com will also get you efficient and low-fare taxi or shuttle bus transport service to PHL, via the Interstates 76, 95 and 476. This efficiency will ensure you do not miss your flight from Philadelphia.

Restaurants at Philadelphia Airports

Sheraton Suites, Days Inn Springfield, Wyndham Garden, Marriott and Comfort Inn are some of the best restaurants located close to Philadelphia International Airport. For Philadelphia Northeast Airport, visit Dining Car & Market restaurant. They provide breakfast, late-night dining, American cuisines and home-style meals. In addition to cheap flights from Philadelphia, Orbitz.com has an immense selection of Philadelphia hotels to pick from.

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 Philadelphia to Kansas City - Frequently Asked Questions

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

American Airlines offers direct flights from Philadelphia to Kansas City, so all you have to do is sit back and relax until you hit the tarmac at Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Philadelphia to Kansas City?

Leave that binge-watching for another occasion, because the flight from Philadelphia to Kansas City can take as little as 2 hours and 54 minutes.

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

Lock in your Philadelphia (and vicinity) to Kansas City (and vicinity) trip with an American Airlines flight. With 59 every month, this airline operates the most flights between these two destinations.

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

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 Kansas City 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 Kansas City with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Kansas City 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 Orbitz.com 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 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.