The cheapest times to fly from FCA to SBP are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 26th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the week of September 10th)

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 SBP is late January. Prices can be as high as $960 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $386 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to San Luis Obispo

Flying from Kalispell, MT (FCA) to San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) will usually cost between $427 to $761 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 $448. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $742. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FCA to SBP flight.

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

FCA to SBP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FCA to SBP 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 $0.35, 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 SBP, 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 $140 (22%) 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 $505. Return trip prices are from the SBP 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 SBP 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 43 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 SBP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 46.58% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to SBA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 31.33% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to BUR flights

Destination alternative #3: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in Fresno, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from SBP
  • Usually 23.66% less expensive than SBP
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCA to FAT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FCA to SBP? 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 San Luis County Regional Airport to Glacier Park International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 960 miles or 1545 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FCA to SBP flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Kalispell, MT and San Luis Obispo, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from FCA to SBP.


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 SBP
Destination airport name San Luis County Regional Airport
City San Luis Obispo, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -120.6


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