The cheapest times to fly from GFK to FCA are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • June 11th to August 5th (except the week of July 16th)
  • 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 GFK to FCA is early January. Prices can be as high as $1106 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $298 for Wednesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Kalispell

Flying from Grand Forks, ND (GFK) to Kalispell, MT (FCA) will usually cost between $388 to $941 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $421. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $857. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $436 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $571 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GFK to FCA flight.

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

GFK to FCA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GFK to FCA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Grand Forks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FCA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GFK. 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 Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $567. Return trip prices are from the FCA to GFK 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 GFK to FCA 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 GFK to FCA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Great Falls International Airport (GTF) in Great Falls, MT

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from FCA
  • Usually 14.54% less expensive than FCA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GFK to GTF flights


Flight Hacking GFK to FCA

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 GFK to FCA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $495
  • Average savings: $76 (13.31%)

See GFK to AZA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GFK to FCA? 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 Glacier Park International Airport to Grand Forks International Airport?

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

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

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

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


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