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The cheapest times to fly from CID to GTF are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
  • July 30th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, February 5th, and February 12th)

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 GTF is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $829 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $308 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $353 to $647 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $368. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $626. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $477 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to GTF flight.

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

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CID to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to GTF 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 $0.29, 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 $107 (20%) 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 $431. Return trip prices are from the GTF to CID flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CID to GTF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 51 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 GTF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 24.00% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See CID to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 5.45% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See CID to MSO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CID to GTF? 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 Great Falls International Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1037 miles or 1669 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to GTF flight is about 2 hour 51 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from CID to GTF.

 

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 GTF
Destination airport name Great Falls International Airport
City Great Falls, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -111.4

 

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