The cheapest times to fly from BIL to SCO are

  • January 8th to January 28th (except the week of January 15th)
  • March 26th to May 20th
  • July 16th to August 26th
  • September 17th to October 21st (except the week of October 1st)

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 BIL to SCO is late March. Prices can be as high as $10500 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1531 for Sunday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Billings, MT (BIL) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $3792 to $8578 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1531. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $7103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5572 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4529 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIL to SCO flight.

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

BIL to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BIL to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Billings. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Aktau, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Billings. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $5934 (65%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1619. Return trip prices are from the SCO to BIL 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 BIL to SCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 59 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking BIL to SCO

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 BIL to SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (BIL > LHR > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1557
  • Average savings: $2972 (65.63%)

See BIL to LHR flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (BIL > FRA > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1643
  • Average savings: $2886 (63.73%)

See BIL to FRA flights

Hack #3: Kiev (BIL > KBP > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1675
  • Average savings: $2854 (63.01%)

See BIL to KBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BIL to SCO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, Alaska, Delta, KLM, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Billings Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6115 miles or 9841 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BIL to SCO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIL to SCO flight is about 11 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Billings, MT and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from BIL to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BIL
Origination airport name Billings Logan International Airport
City Billings, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 45.8
Longitude -108.5

Return Airport

Destination code SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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