The cheapest times to fly from FCA to GFK are

  • April 9th to April 29th
  • June 4th to August 26th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • September 17th to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 FCA to GFK is late December. Prices can be as high as $1208 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $348 for Tuesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Grand Forks

Flying from Kalispell, MT (FCA) to Grand Forks, ND (GFK) will usually cost between $423 to $899 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $437. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $932. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $495 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $584 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FCA to GFK flight.

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

FCA to GFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FCA to GFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kalispell. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GFK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into FCA. 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 $106 (16%) 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 $577. Return trip prices are from the GFK to FCA 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 FCA to GFK 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 24 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 FCA to GFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hector International Airport (FAR) in Fargo, ND

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from GFK
  • Usually 17.05% less expensive than GFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to FAR flights


Flight Hacking FCA to GFK

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 FCA to GFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (FCA > AZA > GFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $498
  • Average savings: $86 (14.65%)

See FCA to AZA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FCA to GFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Grand Forks International Airport to Glacier Park International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 786 miles or 1265 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FCA to GFK flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Kalispell, MT and Grand Forks, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from FCA to GFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FCA
Origination airport name Glacier Park International Airport
City Kalispell, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -114.3

Return Airport

Destination code GFK
Destination airport name Grand Forks International Airport
City Grand Forks, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 47.9
Longitude -97.2


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