The cheapest times to fly from BFL to FNT are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 16th to July 29th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 BFL to FNT is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1059 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $334 for Saturday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Flint

Flying from Bakersfield, CA (BFL) to Flint, MI (FNT) will usually cost between $334 to $899 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $399. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $847. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $448 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $577 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFL to FNT flight.

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

BFL to FNT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFL to FNT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bakersfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FNT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BFL. 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 $232 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $435. Return trip prices are from the FNT to BFL 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 BFL to FNT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 29 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 BFL to FNT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 25.65% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BFL to CLE flights

Destination alternative #2: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 23.74% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BFL to DTW flights

Destination alternative #3: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 19.93% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BFL to GRR flights

Destination alternative #4: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 11.44% less expensive than FNT
  • 2-layover flights available

See BFL to TOL flights


Flight Hacking BFL to FNT

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 BFL to FNT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (BFL > DFW > FNT)

  • Price for both tickets: $567
  • Average savings: $11 (1.82%)

See BFL to DFW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BFL to FNT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bishop International Airport to Meadows Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1945 miles or 3130 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BFL to FNT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFL to FNT flight is about 4 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Bakersfield, CA and Flint, MI?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BFL
Origination airport name Meadows Field Airport
City Bakersfield, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -119.1

Return Airport

Destination code FNT
Destination airport name Bishop International Airport
City Flint, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 43
Longitude -83.7


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