The cheapest times to fly from CAK to TRI are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 2nd to July 15th (except the weeks of April 9th and June 11th)
  • October 22nd 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 CAK to TRI is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $494 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $196 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Bristol

Flying from Akron, OH (CAK) to Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) will usually cost between $215 to $376 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $385. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $132 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAK to TRI flight.

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

CAK to TRI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAK to TRI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Akron. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above 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 $72 (22%) 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 $253. Return trip prices are from the TRI 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 TRI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 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 TRI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 28.97% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to GSO flights

Destination alternative #2: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 15.18% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to GSP flights

Destination alternative #3: McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, TN

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 10.47% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to TYS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Tri Cities Airport to Akron-Canton Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 311 miles or 501 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAK to TRI flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Akron, OH and Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from CAK to TRI.


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 TRI
Destination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -82.4


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