The cheapest times to fly from FCA to PBG are

  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 13th to December 9th
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 PBG is early November. Prices can be as high as $1677 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $764 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Plattsburgh

Flying from Kalispell, MT (FCA) to Plattsburgh, NY (PBG) will usually cost between $774 to $1255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $792. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1232. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $440 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $964 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FCA to PBG flight.

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

FCA to PBG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FCA to PBG flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kalispell. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PBG, and Tuesday 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 $231 (20%) 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 $892. Return trip prices are from the PBG 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 PBG 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 28 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 PBG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from PBG
  • Usually 33.71% less expensive than PBG
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to ALB flights

Destination alternative #2: Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Montreal

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from PBG
  • Usually 28.22% less expensive than PBG
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to YUL flights

Destination alternative #3: Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT

  • 20 miles (32 km) away from PBG
  • Usually 24.79% less expensive than PBG
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to BTV flights


Flight Hacking FCA to PBG

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 PBG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (FCA > EWR > PBG)

  • Price for both tickets: $797
  • Average savings: $167 (17.32%)

See FCA to EWR flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (FCA > IAD > PBG)

  • Price for both tickets: $819
  • Average savings: $145 (15.04%)

See FCA to IAD flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (FCA > ORD > PBG)

  • Price for both tickets: $831
  • Average savings: $133 (13.8%)

See FCA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1933 miles or 3111 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FCA to PBG flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Kalispell, MT and Plattsburgh, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from FCA to PBG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePBG
Destination airport namePlattsburgh International Airport
CityPlattsburgh, NY
Countrythe United States


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