The cheapest times to fly from FCA to LGB are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 2nd to May 13th
  • August 13th to September 2nd
  • September 24th 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 LGB is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1010 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $301 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Kalispell, MT (FCA) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $318 to $656 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $347. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $583. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $424 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FCA to LGB flight.

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

FCA to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FCA to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kalispell. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is 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 $191 (34%) 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 $370. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB 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 49 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 28.07% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See FCA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 31.84% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to SBA flights

Destination alternative #3: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 21.93% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to SAN flights

Destination alternative #4: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 14.15% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to SNA flights

Destination alternative #5: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 12.38% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #6: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 4.01% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to ONT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Glacier Park International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1021 miles or 1643 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FCA to LGB flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Kalispell, MT and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from FCA to LGB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFCA
Origination airport nameGlacier Park International Airport
CityKalispell, MT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States


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