The cheapest times to fly from BIS to GRR are

  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 18th (except the weeks of December 17th and March 5th)

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 BIS to GRR is late January. Prices can be as high as $981 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $258 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Bismarck/Mandan, ND (BIS) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $278 to $511 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 $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $981. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $683 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIS to GRR flight.

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

BIS to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BIS to GRR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bismarck. 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 fly to GRR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BIS. 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 $103 (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 $311. Return trip prices are from the GRR to BIS 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 BIS to GRR 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 24 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 BIS to GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 11.49% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See BIS to MKE flights

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

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 0.29% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See BIS to DTW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Bismarck Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 791 miles or 1273 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIS to GRR flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Bismarck/Mandan, ND and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from BIS to GRR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BIS
Origination airport name Bismarck Municipal Airport
City Bismarck/Mandan, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 46.8
Longitude -100.7

Return Airport

Destination code GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5


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