The cheapest times to fly from FAY to GTF are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)
  • early December

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 FAY to GTF is late January. Prices can be as high as $1772 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $374 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Great Falls

Flying from Fayetteville, NC (FAY) to Great Falls, MT (GTF) will usually cost between $515 to $1034 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $522. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $977. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $454 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $742 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAY to GTF flight.

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

FAY to GTF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAY to GTF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fayetteville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $255 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $632. Return trip prices are from the GTF to FAY 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 FAY to GTF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 22 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 FAY to GTF while comparing.

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

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 24.87% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to BZN flights

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

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 16.91% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to MSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Bert Mooney Airport (BTM) in Butte, MT

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 2.70% less expensive than GTF
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAY to BTM flights

Destination alternative #4: Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) in Kalispell, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from GTF
  • Usually 0.94% less expensive than GTF
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAY to FCA flights


Flight Hacking FAY 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 FAY to GTF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (FAY > MSP > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $120 (16.17%)

See FAY to MSP flights

Hack #2: Salt Lake City, UT (FAY > SLC > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $102 (13.71%)

See FAY to SLC flights

Hack #3: Kansas City, MO (FAY > MCI > GTF)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $102 (13.68%)

See FAY to MCI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAY to GTF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Great Falls International Airport to Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1877 miles or 3021 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAY to GTF flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Fayetteville, NC and Great Falls, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from FAY to GTF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAY
Origination airport name Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
City Fayetteville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -78.9

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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