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More About Flying To Kansas City from Washington

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Kansas City

Origin Airport IATA Code WAS
Destination Airport IATA Code MKC
Distance 947 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:48PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:45PM UTC

Fly from Washington, DC, to Kansas City

Residents of the East Coast who are looking for a truly unique Midwestern experience should fly to Kansas City. In addition to the barbecues and jazz joints, Kansas City offers a large number of quality attractions to keep you busy and entertained. Start your journey west by taking the D.C. Metro to Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), or simply drive your car and park at the airport. Your flight should last about two and a half hours when you fly from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City.

Attractions

History buffs can check out the World War I Museum or the Museums at 18th & Vine, and art enthusiasts can explore the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Other interesting activities include visiting the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the American Jazz Museum, the Harley Davidson motorcycle factory and the Worlds of Fun amusement park. In the Power and Light District, you can enjoy shopping, fine dining and live music.

Hints and tips

Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is located just 15 miles from downtown and accessible via Interstate 29. When you visit Kansas City, try to attend one its biggest events: the American Royal World Series of Barbecue. More than 500 teams compete in a barbecue contest that takes place in the old stockyards. Temperatures in Kansas City range from a low of 21 degrees in January to a high of 90 degrees in July.

Flights from Washington to Kansas City - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Washington to Kansas City now?

If you're baffled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Washington to Kansas City, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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

Yes, you can jet from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to MCI with United Airlines, the only airline offering direct flights on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Kansas City?

The quickest flight from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Kansas City Intl. Airport (MCI) is 3 hours and 25 minutes. Slip a few things into your carry-on to help pass the time, like that new best-seller or a crossword puzzle.

What airlines fly from Washington to Kansas City most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Washington to Kansas City, United Airlines is your best bet. This well-known airline operates 60 flights along this route per 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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