The cheapest times to fly from AZA to BIS are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 16th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 11th

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 AZA to BIS is mid August. Prices can be as high as $438 for Tuesday flights during mid December, or as low as $184 for Friday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Bismarck

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (AZA) to Bismarck/Mandan, ND (BIS) will usually cost between $191 to $373 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $370. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $182 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AZA to BIS flight.

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

AZA to BIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AZA to BIS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $77 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $260. Return trip prices are from the BIS to AZA 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 AZA to BIS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from AZA to BIS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minot International Airport (MOT) in Minot, ND

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from BIS
  • Usually 2.51% less expensive than BIS
  • Nonstop flights available

See AZA to MOT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AZA to BIS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Bismarck Municipal Airport to Phoenix – Mesa Gateway Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1092 miles or 1757 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AZA to BIS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AZA to BIS flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Bismarck/Mandan, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from AZA to BIS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAZA
Origination airport namePhoenix – Mesa Gateway Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBIS
Destination airport nameBismarck Municipal Airport
CityBismarck/Mandan, ND
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from AZA to BIS tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 20% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BIS heading for AZA about 2 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Bismarck/Mandan, ND is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 2 minutes late


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