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The cheapest flights to Tampa Intl. found within the past 7 days were $169 round trip and $85 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from Kansas City Intl. Airport to Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA) right now?
Ensure you visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor to learn if there are any current quarantine requirements and travel advice reports in effect in Tampa Airport when flying from MCI.
Are there direct flights from Kansas City Intl. Airport to TPA?
Sometimes, travel is all about the journey; sometimes the magic is in the destination. If you’re keen to get to where you’re going fast, multiple airlines have direct flights from Kansas City Intl. Airport to Tampa Airport, including Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to TPA, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from MCI to Tampa Airport?
Flights between Kansas City and Tampa usually take around 5 hours and 9 minutes in total. Make the most of your time in the air by napping, reading, watching a movie or doing all three.
What is the flight distance from MCI to Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA)?
There’s a flight distance of 1,050 mi between Kansas City Intl. Airport and TPA. This is classified as a medium-haul flight. There’ll be plenty of time to watch the in-flight entertainment and catch up on a little sleep if you’re feeling tired.
What airlines fly from MCI to Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA)?
You can choose from a number of airlines that offer direct flights between Kansas City and Tampa. Southwest Airlines (WN) is one of the most reputable. This carrier offers around 30 flights each month. Another attractive option is Spirit Airlines (NK), which offers 8 flights each month. The more airlines you consider, the more likely you are to snag an amazing deal.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with Southwest Airlines, American Airlines or Delta you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.


Traveling From
Kansas City Intl.
Traveling To
Tampa Intl.
Shortest Flight Time
2 hours 30 mins
Earliest Departure Time
12:35PM CST
Latest Departure Time
12:35PM CST
Lowest Flight Price

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Kansas City International Airport to Tampa International Airport

1,423.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on MCI to TPA Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
American Airlines
Airbus A319
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Airbus A330-200
American Airlines
Boeing 737-800 pax
American Airlines
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400 Dash 8Q
United Airlines
Boeing 737 all pax models

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Find our best return flights from Kansas City MCI to Tampa TPA at the right price  

Airfares to Tampa TPA from Kansas City MCI currently cost between $169 and $245. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


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If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Kansas City MCI to Tampa TPA on Travelocity starting at $85. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


Get to Tampa TPA from Kansas City MCI quicker with direct flights. 

Get to Tampa faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to TPA from MCI to take around 2 hour(s) 30 min(s).  


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Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to TPA from MCI. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  


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If you’re flexible about when you travel, February is usually the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City MCI to Tampa TPA. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 


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Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to TPA from MCI have this option.  


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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.