The cheapest times to fly from CNY to GTF are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 23rd to October 21st (except the week of July 30th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th 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 CNY to GTF is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $874 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $294 for Thursday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Moab, UT (CNY) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $417 to $678 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $421. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $676. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $581 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNY to GTF flight.

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

CNY to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNY to GTF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Moab. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GTF, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CNY. 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 $49 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $553. Return trip prices are from the GTF to CNY 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 CNY 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 5 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 CNY to GTF while comparing.

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

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 7.14% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See CNY to BZN flights


Flight Hacking CNY to GTF

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 CNY to GTF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (CNY > DEN > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $549
  • Average savings: $33 (5.59%)

See CNY to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CNY 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 Canyonlands Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 608 miles or 978 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNY to GTF flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Moab, UT 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 CNY to GTF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CNY
Origination airport name Canyonlands Field Airport
City Moab, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -109.8

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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