The cheapest times to fly from BTR to GTF are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 18th
  • early December

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 BTR to GTF is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1305 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $363 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $435 to $1052 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 $484. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $974. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $490 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $702 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BTR to GTF flight.

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

BTR to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BTR to GTF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Baton Rouge. 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 $291 (31%) 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 $590. Return trip prices are from the GTF to BTR 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 BTR to GTF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 50 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 BTR to GTF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 26.92% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See BTR to MSO flights


Flight Hacking BTR 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 BTR to GTF — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $630
  • Average savings: $72 (10.26%)

See BTR to MSP flights

Hack #2: Salt Lake City, UT (BTR > SLC > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $646
  • Average savings: $56 (8.01%)

See BTR to SLC flights

Hack #3: Austin, TX (BTR > AUS > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $651
  • Average savings: $52 (7.34%)

See BTR to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BTR to GTF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Great Falls International Airport to Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1587 miles or 2554 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BTR to GTF flight is about 3 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Baton Rouge, LA and Great Falls, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from BTR to GTF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BTR
Origination airport name Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
City Baton Rouge, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -91.2

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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