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The cheapest times to fly from FAT to SEA are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FAT to SEA is late January. Prices can be as high as $602 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $195 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Seattle

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to Seattle, WA (SEA) will usually cost between $195 to $362 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $351. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $261 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to SEA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FAT to SEA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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FAT to SEA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to SEA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fresno. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $63 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $232. Return trip prices are from the SEA to FAT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAT to SEA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from FAT to SEA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, OR

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SEA
  • Usually 12.64% less expensive than SEA
  • Nonstop flights available

See FAT to PDX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAT to SEA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport to Fresno Yosemite International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 749 miles or 1205 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAT to SEA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAT to SEA flight is about 2 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Fresno, CA and Seattle, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from FAT to SEA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code FAT
Origination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7

Return Airport

Destination code SEA
Destination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from FAT to SEA tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 8% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 56% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SEA heading for FAT about 2 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Seattle, WA is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 2 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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