The cheapest times to fly from AVL to GTF are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 23rd to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 GTF is late January. Prices can be as high as $1236 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $435 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Asheville, NC (AVL) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $513 to $1028 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 $522. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $989. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $468 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $744 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVL to GTF flight.

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

AVL to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVL to GTF 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 $0.27, 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 $240 (25%) 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 $649. Return trip prices are from the GTF 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 GTF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 2 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 AVL to GTF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 35.91% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVL to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 16.48% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVL to MSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) in Kalispell, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 2.89% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVL to FCA flights


Flight Hacking AVL to GTF

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 GTF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (AVL > MSP > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $668
  • Average savings: $76 (10.15%)

See AVL to MSP flights

Hack #2: Atlanta, GA (AVL > ATL > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $672
  • Average savings: $72 (9.62%)

See AVL to ATL flights

Hack #3: Salt Lake City, UT (AVL > SLC > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $55 (7.36%)

See AVL to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AVL to GTF? 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 Great Falls International Airport to Asheville Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1695 miles or 2728 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVL to GTF flight is about 4 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Asheville, NC and Great Falls, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from AVL to GTF.


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 GTF
Destination airport name Great Falls International Airport
City Great Falls, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -111.4


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