The cheapest times to fly from CDG to FAT are

  • August 27th to September 23rd
  • October 15th to March 25th (except the week of December 24th)

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 CDG to FAT is late January. Prices can be as high as $1859 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $959 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Fresno

Flying from Paris (CDG) to Fresno, CA (FAT) will usually cost between $982 to $1655 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 $1050. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1700. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $650 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1196 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to FAT flight.

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

CDG to FAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to FAT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Paris. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $121 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1164. Return trip prices are from the FAT to CDG 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 CDG to FAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 57 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 CDG to FAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 39.26% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CDG to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 2.76% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CDG to SBP flights


Flight Hacking CDG to FAT

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 CDG to FAT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (CDG > SFO > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $459 (38.38%)

See CDG to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CDG > LAX > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $747
  • Average savings: $450 (37.58%)

See CDG to SFO flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (CDG > YVR > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $750
  • Average savings: $446 (37.29%)

See CDG to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CDG to FAT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5535 miles or 8908 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CDG to FAT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to FAT flight is about 10 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris and Fresno, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from CDG to FAT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CDG
Origination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6

Return Airport

Destination code FAT
Destination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7


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