The cheapest times to fly from GRR to ABI are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of August 20th)

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 GRR to ABI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1064 for Sunday flights during late February and early March, or as low as $328 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Abilene

Flying from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) to Abilene, TX (ABI) will usually cost between $330 to $645 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $341. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late February and early March, with an average price of $686. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $345 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $358 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRR to ABI flight.

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

GRR to ABI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRR to ABI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Grand Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ABI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GRR. 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 $144 (28%) 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 $362. Return trip prices are from the ABI to GRR 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 GRR to ABI 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 53 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 GRR to ABI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 3.78% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to GRK flights

Destination alternative #2: San Angelo Regional/Mathis Field Airport (SJT) in San Angelo, TX

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABI
  • Usually 0.98% less expensive than ABI
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to SJT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GRR to ABI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abilene Regional Airport to Gerald R. Ford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1057 miles or 1701 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GRR to ABI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRR to ABI flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Rapids, MI and Abilene, TX?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGRR
Origination airport nameGerald R. Ford International Airport
CityGrand Rapids, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeABI
Destination airport nameAbilene Regional Airport
CityAbilene, TX
Countrythe United States


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