The cheapest times to fly from ACT to JLN are

  • April 2nd to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 28th to August 5th (except the week of June 25th)
  • October 29th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)

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 ACT to JLN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $754 for Friday flights during early March, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Joplin

Flying from Waco, TX (ACT) to Joplin, MO (JLN) will usually cost between $294 to $429 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $128 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $299 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ACT to JLN flight.

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

ACT to JLN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ACT to JLN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Waco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JLN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ACT. Fridays 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 $33 (10%) 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 $307. Return trip prices are from the JLN to ACT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ACT to JLN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ACT to JLN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joplin Regional Airport to Waco Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 413 miles or 665 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ACT to JLN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ACT to JLN flight is about 1 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Waco, TX and Joplin, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from ACT to JLN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ACT
Origination airport name Waco Regional Airport
City Waco, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 31.6
Longitude -97.2

Return Airport

Destination code JLN
Destination airport name Joplin Regional Airport
City Joplin, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -94.5


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