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Fares from $98 One Way, $195 Round Trip from Tampa to Kansas City

Prices starting at $195 for return flights and $98 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 Tampa to Kansas City

Origin Airport IATA CodeTPA
Destination Airport IATA CodeMKC
Distance1048 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival9:25PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:20AM UTC

Fly from Tampa to Kansas City

Travelers who fly from Tampa to Kansas City may be interested in the area's many top-level museums and entertainment options. Tampa International Airport (TPA) is located on Tampa Bay's eastern shore, near Interstate 275 and Florida State Road 60. If you don't want to worry about parking, consider taking a HART bus to the airport. The flight time should be around two and a half hours.


If you're a sports fan, catch a Royals game at Kauffman Stadium, or watch the Chiefs play football at Arrowhead Stadium. For art and history, you might be fascinated by the exhibits at the Nelson-Adkins Museum of Art or the National World War I Museum and Memorial. The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts puts on concerts, comedy shows, ballets and more. Check out the Arabia Steamboat Museum for a unique view of the history of the area and to tour a fully restored steamboat. The Kansas City Zoo and Science City at Union Station are also visitor favorites.

Hints and tips

A flight from Tampa to Kansas City will land you at Kansas City International Airport (MCI). From there, you can take a taxi into the city. Average high temperatures in the summer range between 85 and 90 degrees. Average winter lows range between 22 and 26 degrees. If you're in Kansas City in June, check out Jazz in the Woods.

Flights from Tampa to Kansas City - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Southwest Airlines offers direct flights from Tampa to Kansas City, so all you need to do is sit back and relax until you arrive at Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Tampa to Kansas City?

It can take just 2 hours and 35 minutes to jet from Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.) to Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.). Relax and enjoy those window views, because you'll be touching down in a heartbeat.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Kansas City most frequently?

Southwest Airlines has the most flights along this route. This top-rated airline operates 30 flights from Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.) to Kansas City, MO (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) every 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 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.