The cheapest times to fly from CHA to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 CHA to FCA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1186 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $348 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Chattanooga, TN (CHA) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $429 to $1004 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $994. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $543 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $636 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHA to FCA flight.

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

CHA to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHA to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chattanooga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, 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 $265 (32%) 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 $542. Return trip prices are from the FCA to CHA 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 CHA to FCA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 7 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 CHA to FCA while comparing.

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

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 16.99% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHA to MSO flights


Flight Hacking CHA to FCA

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 CHA to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (CHA > DEN > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $10 (1.49%)

See CHA to DEN flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (CHA > STL > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $3 (0.39%)

See CHA to STL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CHA to FCA? 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 Glacier Park International Airport to Lovell Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1741 miles or 2802 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CHA to FCA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHA to FCA flight is about 4 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Chattanooga, TN and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from CHA to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CHA
Origination airport name Lovell Field Airport
City Chattanooga, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -85.2

Return Airport

Destination code FCA
Destination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3


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