The cheapest times to fly from CID to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • August 13th to August 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 CID to FCA is late October. Prices can be as high as $921 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $351 to $767 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $389. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $733. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $344 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $490 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to FCA flight.

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

CID to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to FCA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, 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 $163 (27%) 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 $428. Return trip prices are from the FCA to CID 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 CID 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 3 hour 6 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 CID to FCA while comparing.

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

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 7.87% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CID to MSO flights

Destination alternative #2: Great Falls International Airport (GTF) in Great Falls, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 2.55% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CID to GTF flights


Flight Hacking CID 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 CID to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (CID > AZA > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $475
  • Average savings: $15 (3.06%)

See CID to AZA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CID 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 The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1180 miles or 1899 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to FCA flight is about 3 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from CID to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

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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