The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to FCA are

  • May 7th to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 DBQ to FCA is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $2111 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $518 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $608 to $1884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $600. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1882. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1283 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1575 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to FCA flight.

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

DBQ to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to FCA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.81, which is above 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 $182 (13%) 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 $1251. Return trip prices are from the FCA to DBQ 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 DBQ 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 9 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 DBQ to FCA while comparing.

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

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 61.70% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to MSO flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $909 (57.73%)

See DBQ to DEN flights

Hack #2: Minneapolis, MN (DBQ > MSP > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $667
  • Average savings: $908 (57.64%)

See DBQ to MSP flights

Hack #3: Salt Lake City, UT (DBQ > SLC > FCA)

  • Price for both tickets: $667
  • Average savings: $908 (57.64%)

See DBQ to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DBQ 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 Dubuque Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1208 miles or 1944 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to FCA flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Kalispell, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DBQ to FCA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DBQ
Origination airport name Dubuque Regional Airport
City Dubuque, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -90.7

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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