The cheapest times to fly from FAI to AUS are
- January 8th to February 25th
- March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
- August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd, 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 FAI to AUS is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1228 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $407 for Tuesday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Austin
Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Austin, TX (AUS) will usually cost between $419 to $882 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $983. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $545 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $529 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to AUS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FAI to AUS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the FAI to AUS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far 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 $126 (19%) 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 $524. Return trip prices are from the AUS to FAI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from FAI to AUS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 44 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 FAI to AUS while comparing.
- 66 miles (106 km) away from AUS
- Usually 2.46% less expensive than AUS
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from FAI to AUS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Ravn Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Austin – Bergstrom International Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3200 miles or 5150 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from FAI to AUS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to AUS flight is about 6 hour 44 minutes.
How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Austin, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 98 available flights from FAI to AUS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Fairbanks International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Austin – Bergstrom International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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