The cheapest times to fly from CAK to GFK are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • October 22nd to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 CAK to GFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $1089 for Monday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $307 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Grand Forks

Flying from Akron, OH (CAK) to Grand Forks, ND (GFK) will usually cost between $417 to $947 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 $419. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $947. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $528 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAK to GFK flight.

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

CAK to GFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAK to GFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Akron. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Grand Forks, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Akron. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $283 (37%) 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 $487. Return trip prices are from the GFK to CAK 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 CAK to GFK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 37 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 CAK to GFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hector International Airport (FAR) in Fargo, ND

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from GFK
  • Usually 39.05% less expensive than GFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to FAR flights

Destination alternative #2: James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) in Winnipeg

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from GFK
  • Usually 17.92% less expensive than GFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to YWG flights


Flight Hacking CAK to GFK

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 CAK to GFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (CAK > MSP > GFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $572
  • Average savings: $82 (12.48%)

See CAK to MSP flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (CAK > STL > GFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $62 (9.49%)

See CAK to STL flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (CAK > ORD > GFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $608
  • Average savings: $45 (6.89%)

See CAK to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAK to GFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Grand Forks International Airport to Akron-Canton Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 913 miles or 1469 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CAK to GFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAK to GFK flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Akron, OH and Grand Forks, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from CAK to GFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAK
Origination airport name Akron-Canton Regional Airport
City Akron, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -81.4

Return Airport

Destination code GFK
Destination airport name Grand Forks International Airport
City Grand Forks, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 47.9
Longitude -97.2


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