Flights from Denver (DEN) to Kansas City (MCI)

Escape the Mile High City, and jet off to one of the Midwest's hottest jazz and barbeque meccas. Southwest Airlines® has fast, affordable flights from Denver to Kansas City. What are you waiting for? Book your flight with Southwest® and book stress free, knowing you're getting a great deal. If your upcoming excursion has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover some additional low fare options. Don't forget to explore Southwest Vacations® to find deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more for your excursion.

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Flight details

Average flight time: 1 hour 34 minutes

Departing from: Denver International Airport (DEN)

Arriving at: Kansas City International Airport (MCI)


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Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 12/11/2020 and 2/28/2021, as of 12/11/2020.

Explore Kansas City.

A jigsaw of eclectic neighborhoods spotted with mouthwatering eateries, iconic performances, and a dynamic art scene, Kansas City is a fabulous escape destination. Check out some of Kansas City's most popular sights on your next trip, and see why the locals call it KC. If you're a fan of rollercoasters and water slides, get ready for one of the most thrilling theme parks in the United States—World of Fun! Whether you're traveling with the whole family or a group of friends, there's plenty of fun and adventure to discover. If amusement parks aren't your thing, you might want to consider checking out the Kansas City Zoo, known for its Kenya and Tiger Trail exhibits, and resident koala bears. If you're a World War I history buff, visit the renowned National World War I Museum and walk among displays of weapons and uniforms. Visit the College Basketball Experience to learn about the legends and immerse yourself in the game. Whatever attraction you pursue, you'll enjoy all of the fun and relaxing activities Kansas City has to offer.

If more relaxation is what you're after, Kansas City has something for all ages. Those of legal drinking age can imbibe in KC's booming craft distilling movement and hit the beercades. SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium is a mesmerizing, interactive look at what lives in our oceans for both children and adults. If you're a sports fan, visit Arrowhead Stadium and decide for yourself if it's the loudest in the country. Explore your funky side at the American Jazz Museum, and learn about the history and different styles that bloomed from the area. Finally, no introduction to Kansas City would be complete without barbeque. In fact, it's so good that it invented its own style, characterized by its cocktail of spices, tomato-based barbeque sauce, and signature burnt ends.

Denver to Kansas City flights will allow you to enjoy deliciously thrilling moments and peaceful relaxation with all that Kansas City has to offer. From sports stadiums to art museums and world-class barbeque, Kansas City will not disappoint. Get the most out of your Kansas City visit by exploring Southwest's deals on rental cars and hotels. Looking for a whole vacation package? Southwest has you covered. Whether Kansas City is your final destination or you're just stopping by before heading elsewhere, you'll make the most of your time there when you book with Southwest.

Travel tips


Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.


Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.


Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.


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Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.


The Southwest travel experience

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Questions we hear the most

How long is the flight from Denver to Kansas City?

The average flight time from Denver to Kansas City is 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many Southwest flights from Denver to Kansas City occur daily?

There are 14 flights daily from Denver to Kansas City on Southwest Airlines.

Does Southwest fly nonstop from Denver to Kansas City?

Southwest flies nonstop from Denver to Kansas City 3 times daily.

What day is it cheapest to fly from Denver to Kansas City?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly Denver to Kansas City with Southwest, check out our Low Fare Calendar.

Can I rent a car at Kansas City International Airport?

You can rent a car at Kansas City International Airport—book yours with your flight.

Can I change my flight reservation for my flight from Denver to Kansas City?

Yes! Flights from Denver to Kansas City—or from here or there to anywhere—can be changed with no change fees. Fare difference may apply.

Where can I find the status of my flight from Denver to Kansas City?

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Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from Denver to Kansas City with Southwest?

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