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Fares from $88 One Way, $142 Round Trip from St. Louis to Kansas City

Prices starting at $142 for return flights and $88 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 St. Louis to Kansas City

Origin Airport IATA CodeSTL
Destination Airport IATA CodeMKC
Distance236 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival10:25PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:20AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from St Louis to Kansas City

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Planning a trip on a budget can often be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows travelers to search many different airlines at once to find cheap flights from St. Louis, Missouri. The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is located 15 miles northwest of downtown on Airflight Drive. Thirteen airlines provide services to the airport, including US Airways, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines.

Parking at the Airport

Parking at the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is provided by Super Park. Both long-term and short-term parking are available. Shuttle services are available 24 hours a day to and from the parking areas to the main terminal. Super Park ensures the closest parking available, and in many cases, parking is within walking distance to the terminal. Fees are charged by the hour or by the day with discounts for weekly parking.

Transportation to the Airport

Go Best Express Airport Shuttle offers shared shuttle rides to and from all downtown hotels and businesses in St. Louis. Shuttles are available every 15 to 30 minutes all day, and reservations are recommended. The MetroLink has 37 stations that provide service to and from the airport. The Link is available for a flat fee. The Metropolitan Taxicab Commission services the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, and it provides metered transportation in and around St. Louis. Exact fares depend on the destination, and taxis require an additional $3 airport fee. Limos are available for rent by the day or by the hour, and many local hotels provide complimentary shuttles to and from the airport for their guests. Orbitz.com can assist travelers in locating cheap car rental agencies in the area.

Dining Options at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport offers many excellent food options for those who want to eat before their flight. The Great American Bagel Company offers many bagel varieties, as well as fresh coffee and juice. Starbucks is available at the Lambert's East Terminal and has a selection of blended coffees and bakery items. For travelers who prefer a sit-down meal before reaching the airport, Half and Half is located near the airport in St. Louis and offers eggs, toast, bacon and fresh donuts. For individuals looking for travel deals, Orbitz.com can provide assistance in locating cheap flights from St. Louis.

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 St. Louis to Kansas City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from St. Louis to Kansas City?

Work out your ideal travel dates, because there is. You can fly from St. Louis to Kansas City in one easy journey with Southwest Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from St. Louis to Kansas City?

If conditions are good and all goes according to plan, you could be coming in to land at Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) from St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) in just 1 hour. With such a fast flight time, consider traveling with hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from St. Louis (and vicinity) to Kansas City (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from St. Louis (and vicinity) to Kansas City (and vicinity), Southwest Airlines is your best bet. This quality carrier operates 65 flights on this route each month.

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.