The cheapest times to fly from AVL to FSD are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 6th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 20th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and 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 FSD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $944 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Asheville, NC (AVL) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $328 to $672 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $603. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $474 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVL to FSD flight.

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

AVL to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVL to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Asheville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Sioux Falls, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Asheville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $158 (29%) 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 $395. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD 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 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AVL to FSD

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 FSD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Petersburg, FL (AVL > PIE > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $400
  • Average savings: $74 (15.61%)

See AVL to PIE flights

Hack #2: Sanford, FL (AVL > SFB > FSD)

  • Price for both tickets: $442
  • Average savings: $32 (6.75%)

See AVL to SFB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Asheville Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 941 miles or 1514 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVL to FSD flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Asheville, NC and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from AVL to FSD.


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 FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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