The cheapest times to fly from GTF to SAN are
- January 1st to February 4th
- April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
- August 6th to November 18th
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 GTF to SAN is late October. Prices can be as high as $629 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $218 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to San Diego
Flying from Great Falls, MT (GTF) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $238 to $498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $462. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $200 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GTF to SAN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GTF to SAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the GTF to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Great Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, 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 $152 (36%) 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 $263. Return trip prices are from the SAN to GTF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from GTF to SAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 54 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from GTF to SAN while comparing.
- 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
- Usually 3.81% less expensive than SAN
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from GTF to SAN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to Great Falls International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1063 miles or 1711 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from GTF to SAN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop GTF to SAN flight is about 2 hour 54 minutes.
How many flights go between Great Falls, MT and San Diego, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from GTF to SAN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Great Falls International Airport|
|City||Great Falls, MT|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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