The cheapest times to fly from AVL to CMX are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 AVL to CMX is early November. Prices can be as high as $1202 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $478 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Hancock

Flying from Asheville, NC (AVL) to Hancock/Houghton, MI (CMX) will usually cost between $478 to $739 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $478. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $806. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $328 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $612 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVL to CMX flight.

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

AVL to CMX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVL to CMX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Asheville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CMX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into AVL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Hancock, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Asheville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $42 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $589. Return trip prices are from the CMX to AVL 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 AVL to CMX 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AVL to CMX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AVL to CMX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (AVL > ORD > CMX)

  • Price for both tickets: $583
  • Average savings: $30 (4.82%)

See AVL to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AVL to CMX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Houghton County Memorial Airport to Asheville Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 867 miles or 1395 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AVL to CMX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVL to CMX flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Asheville, NC and Hancock/Houghton, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from AVL to CMX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AVL
Origination airport name Asheville Regional Airport
City Asheville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -82.5

Return Airport

Destination code CMX
Destination airport name Houghton County Memorial Airport
City Hancock/Houghton, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 47.2
Longitude -88.5


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